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Empowering Women through Pelvic Health Education

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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Optimal Health after Hysterectomy – Online Course

For Every Woman Who Needs to Know and Every Women's Wellness Professional Serving the Hysterectomy Patient At the most recent calculation, 1.2 million women a year underwent a Hysterectomy procedure worldwide.  With a figure of 55,000 in the UK and just over 500,000...

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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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September is the new January

How can it be nearly the end of September already? But it is...the light is changing as it comes in lower, its a little bit darker every morning when I open the curtains, and I am loving having a fire lit in the evenings. The French have a wonderful word for this time...

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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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Anti-inflammatory Allies

We talk a lot about inflammation when it come to most modern day ailments. From back pain and arthritis to cancer, heart disease and even diabetes, inflammation is the common link. So it is only natural that we should strive for an anti-inflammatory life, right?...

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3rd Age Women

Interested in learning more about peri-menopausal health? Here is a link to some videos from the 3rd Age programme that Jessica Drummond, Jenny Burrell and I have created. Watch Jessica and I talk about creating optimal health for women as they move through and beyond...

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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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What I want women to know about bladder health…..

So many women (maybe as many as 1 in 3) have issues with their pelvic floor muscles and problems with bladder control. Despite what the ads in magazines tell us, there's more to it than just buying pads and ignoring it. Here's what I want women to know: Leaking might...

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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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In the bleak mid-winter….

The middle of January - cold, wet, windy....cold. The antidote? Liquid sunshine soup! After a cold snowy walk this morning (if I don't do it in the morning, it doesn't get done) But its freeeeeeeeeezing So when we get home, the fires get lit and the soup goes on This...

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Women’s Christmas

So today is the day....if they haven't come down by now, today is the day the decorations come down. Now, nobody has ever accused me of being a minimalist but those days after January 6th, when all the tinsel and ornaments and STUFF ( I seem to have a lot of Christmas...

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TMJ…Tight Miserable Jaws?

Often, I hear people say 'I have terrible TMJ'. I am tempted to respond 'Actually you have two'. TMJ stands for tempero-mandibular joint, which is just the name of the structure, not the problem. You (hopefully) have two of them, one in front of each ear - it's where...

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I have a new love…..

And its name is beetroot hummus. Yes, I am cheating on my regular hummus with this jewel coloured delight (much to the disgust of my daughter) Beetroot certainly seems to be having a moment - beetroot brownies, beetroot soup, beetroot curry.... But here is the...

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5 minutes to fab…..

I love eating well, but when I am working...it becomes a challenge. I am stuck at the computer, pondering, typing, groaning, and then I look up and 4 hours have passed and I am STARVING. The temptation is to eat something...anything...fast. So I need to have the...

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what are you waiting for?

Because sometimes we forget... THIS IS IT LADIES......why are you waiting to take care of yourselves? If we don't take care of ourselves first, how can we take care of anyone else? When you are waiting for your airplane to take off, and listening to the safety talk,...

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