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Empowering Women through Pelvic Health Education

Bladder Problems?

With 1 in 3 women experiencing pelvic floor dysfunction, it is no surprise that a great number of the women who make appointments with me report some sort of problems with their bladder function. Some of the questions I ask: Any leaking when you cough, laugh, stand...

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Pelvic Health at Menopause

After menopause, more than half of women may have vulvovaginal symptoms that can impact their lifestyle, emotional well being and sexual health. What's more, the symptoms tend to co-exist with issues such as prolapse, urinary and/or bowel problems. But unfortunately...

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Gynae Cancer Awareness and IPPS in Chicago this October!

I've just come back from a gorgeous trip to Paris - the sun was shining but the leaves were turning and all the shops had signs up for 'La Rentree', that 're-entry' period signalling the end of summer, time to think about school and a returning to learning. Speaking...

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Taking care of the Female Athlete

When I bring up the topic of pelvic floor dysfunction in athletes, stress incontinence is usually the first aspect of pelvic health that springs to mind – and rightly so, as professional sport is one of the risk factors for stress urinary incontinence. (Poswiata et al...

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January is the new January

Happy New Year! I hope that 2015 was good to you and 2016 will be even better. This is going to be a year of #radicalselfcare for me - I stepped off the whirlwind of work and travel about three weeks ago and today is my first day back at proper work. What a change to...

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Progressing your pelvic floor training

While it can initially be very useful to find and activate/relax your pelvic floor muscles in supine or side lying (have you seen the free download about this on the Resources page?!), it’s really not a good long term or functional strategy – the pelvic floor needs to...

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Tomatoes….a menopausal woman’s best friend?

Summer in Ireland is a traditionally soggy affair - but it just means we appreciate the sunny days even more..... However, summer does bring with it beautiful tomatoes, full of flavour, calling for new ways to be used. Lycopene is the plant pigment that gives tomatoes...

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Are beets the new black?

Beets. They seem to be having a moment. Move over kale - there's a new superfood on the block. I have posted about beetroot hummus before (yum!) but it is theoretically summer in Ireland now (really!) and I have been experimenting with new recipes. Two quick and easy...

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Back in the Saddle

Hello and thanks for stopping by! It has been a (long) while since I have been posting – life just kept happening with trips to take, classes to teach, a family to love, a new website to work on and a garden to plant. But now! Summer is upon us (how?) and I plan to be...

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