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Celebrate Muliebrity Blog Posts

Empowering Women through Pelvic Health Education

Breast Cancer Rehab Specialist Training

WELCOME TO THE MULIEBRITY BRAINERY!! As you know by now, Muliebrity is the art and state of being a woman (which I think should be celebrated!!) Of late, I've decided to scale back my travels and focus on putting my courses online...and so...introducing the Muliebrity...

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Sex at Menopause

You may have heard the news that my fabulous friend and colleague, Jenny Burrell and I recently teamed up to launch our new, updated and expanded 3rd Age online certification programme for menopausal women's health. This course goes deep and wide into the health and...

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Happy Hips At Menopause

It’s been #MenopauseAwareness week (isn’t every week?!) and there’s been a plethora of people giving advice about what women should and shouldn’t be doing especially when it comes to exercise. One thing is for certain though, at menopause, movement is non negotiable....

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Happy Feet?

Hello again! The recovery from Woman on Fire 2019 continues!!! Dare I mention we've already started discussing speakers for next year? Stay Tuned!!! This event is one of the great joys in my professional life, not least because I get to co-create with Jenny Burrell...

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Fertility – what’s our role?

At last Spring appears to be springing – the days are getting longer and (a bit!) warmer, the primroses are in bloom, the lambs are gambolling and it is time to put the Easter decorations out. Now, as I was hanging eggs on the tree, of course my mind wandered into the...

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Listen to your heart….

Yes, I know February has come and gone...but heart health is STILL the biggest killer of women What do we know? That female athletes, who develop RED-S, are at an elevated risk of cardiovascular dysfunction because the oestrogen deficit adversely affects endothelial...

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Pregnancy & Heart Health

At last, after possibly the longest January on record, it is now February. Traditionally in Ireland, it is the first day of Spring but it is a chilly start to the season! February is a month filled with hearts, flowers and chocolate – three of my favourite things -...

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Bowel Health, Books and Beginnings!

‘Now let us welcome the New Year Full of things that have never been’ Rainer Maria Rilke In this blogpost: Constipation challenges and strategies My new plans for 2019 in women’s health education My favourite books of the year (well, some of them!!) Discount codes and...

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Hysterectomy: Returning to Health

Hysterectomies have been in the news lately. We recently saw that for women with gynae cancers, open hysterectomies may give better outcomes than laparoscopic – this makes sense for a number of reasons – with a scope, you only see what the scope sees so if you miss an...

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Is the PF Hypertonic or Overactive? And what about PGP?!

Hello, hello! It has been too long since I last did a blog post, but one (of the many...) resolutions for 2019 (how can that be in just a few weeks?!) is to blog and film more consistently, so this is the start of (another) new me... After the launch of our new...

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Diastasis and Diaphragms

Diastasis and Diaphragm Function Diastasis is a bit of a hot topic these days, regardless of whether you call it di ASS tasis or diaSTAYsis… I recently taught my new Perinatal Pelvic Rehab course in Northern Ireland, and I had the opportunity to hear my friend and...

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Trauma Awareness in Women’s Health

(a version of this post originally appeared on hermanwallace.com) Given the week we've had, with heated debates about sexual assault in the news, I thought it was timely that I got to share this post and interview about trauma, trauma awareness, how stress and trauma...

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Thoracic Thoughts

September is Menopause Awareness Month – so in this post, I wanted to take a look at the effects of Menopause on the Thoracic Spine – what do we need to know and what’s the good news? Often, when we think of back pain and menopause, we may wonder about lumbar spine...

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September: BPS/IC, Menopause and Gynae Cancer

September means... Back to school and Increasing Awareness Somehow it is September again and all the talk is of going back to school – I must admit I am joining in this year, having enrolled in an advanced diploma in nutrition and health coaching – more of that to...

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PCOS – what is it and what can we do to help?

Hello again! It's been a while since I've written - sorry! I had three trips to the US to teach in June (thanks NY, Chicago and Washington!) and then in July, I was whisked away by the fabulous Fiona Rogers of pelvicfloorexercise.com.au for my 3rd (!) Down Under...

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Overactive Bladder? The #5C Approach

The #5C Strategy for Bladder Overactivity: An excerpt from ‘The Happy Healthy Bladder Workbook’ (coming soon!) © Michelle Lyons 2018 all rights reserved Do Not Reproduce Without Author’s Permission   In pelvic health, we love abbreviations, especially when it...

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Don’t hold your breath!

Breathing is amazing. We do it approximately 20,000 times a day, mostly without thinking about it. Our main muscle of respiration, the Diaphragm, interacts with our spine, our abdominal muscles and our pelvic floor, helping us manage to avoid back pain, contribute to...

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Pelvic Pain Awareness Month

Did you know that May is Pelvic Pain Awareness month? That it's also Mental Health Awareness month? I'd like to think that the two are not unrelated as so many women and men go through tremendous psychological stress when dealing with persistent pelvic pain - from a...

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