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Celebrate Muliebrity Blog Posts

Empowering Women through Pelvic Health Education

Bladder Pain Syndrome…or is it?

How can we make bladders happy again? Last week, I had the pleasure of teaching an intensive on Bladder Pain Syndrome/ Interstitial Cystitis to a group of women's health physios at my local hospital (bonus points for no planes involved AND I got to sleep in my own...

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Building Better Bone Health!

When October rolls around, the leaves start changing color and dropping from the trees and you can see their bare bones...which inevitably makes me think about bone health, especially at midlife for women. It's also a great excuse for me to indulge in my love of...

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Sowing the Seeds of 3rdAge Health!

Hello there! After a busy few weeks presenting my Menopause course in Toronto and then speaking about Female Hormone Function & Dysfunction as well as Good Guts and Brilliant Bowels at the inaugural Glastonbury Pelvic Health Festival, I wanted to share a quick...

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Menopause & Shoulders

So...a funny thing happened to me over the past few days. I took a shower and it didn't hurt. Which is kind of surprising because for most of the past ten months, my right shoulder has hurt me quite a bit, often at inopportune or exotic moments like...putting on a...

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why does sleep matter in women’s health?

I love sleeping. I’m generally in bed by 9pm (woohoo! Party animal!) and if I manage to read for 20 minutes before I conk out, I’m doing well. I’m generally a good sleeper – maybe too good – I’ve reportedly missed thunderstorms, phonecalls…but happily no home...

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The ‘right’ way to breathe?

Edna O’Brien, the Irish writer, wrote ‘August is a wicked month…’ but I hope this August is treating you well! Having had an ‘interesting’ few months healthwise, I’m looking forward to embracing my inner Parisienne and saying ‘au revoir’ to work for August. But before...

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Beating Endo

Good Times in Toronto!! Hello again! I'm just back from teaching in Toronto at Pelvic Health Solutions - I did a one day Male Masterclass - we covered anatomy/physiology, male pelvic pain, male athlete's pelvic health, including hernias and of course, prostate cancer...

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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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