3 Tips To Help Reach Your Pelvic Muscle Tone Goals

Urinary incontinence is not a disease. It is also not a consequence of aging. Urinary incontinence can be a symptom of certain conditions, like inactivity or the result of certain events during a woman’s life (think: childbirth or participation in sports with repetitive bouncing like horseback riding or volleyball).

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Bladder Control Exercise

Bladder control exercises are used to re-establish control over the involuntary leakage of urine. These exercises are to train or re-educates your muscles back to strength and help realign your body naturally. Most women do not realize that weakening of the pelvic floor is progressive and can start in your 20s. In other words, for bladder control exercises to be effective, you have to engage the many muscles in the pelvis, not just the bladder wall whenever you can. This is hard and we get it, so let’s explain!

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Urinary Incontinence in Female Athletes

You might think that female athletes, or women who exercise, who maintain an active lifestyle would have control over the muscles in their body, and you’d be right! But, not entirely. They may not have total control over their bladder.

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5 Things Not To Do To Your Vagina

Vaginas are considered “complicated” to say the least. No worries, here at Yarlap® we want to make the vagina a little less complicated through the promotion of healthy activity and positive self-esteem. For some women, in an effort to boost their health and self-esteem, resort to practices which are about as healthy as a double cheeseburger. Here are five things your vagina is better off without.

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Irritated Bladder

Irritable bladder is a general term for any persistent disorder that results in an involuntary loss of urine.

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Menopause and Urinary Incontinence

Have you heard the joke about the old woman who took a long time in the bathroom? I have. Far more times than I care to remember. Urinary incontinence and menopause go hand in hand according to popular culture – and not without reason. Ladies, our bodies go through some dramatic changes during menopause, there’s no getting around that. Now, that does not necessarily mean that incontinence is inevitable, but it is an unfortunate reality for too many women. Let’s review some of the science behind this association.

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Belly Pooch & Urinary Incontinence

That little front belly. The stomach pooch. It can be annoying and make you question your self-confidence. Generally, belly pooch results from excess abdominal fat or from bloating in the intestines and results in nothing more than some stomach discomfort or a couple stomach rolls (which, as “bad” as you may think they look, are harmless). However, belly pooch may be a sign of a weak pelvic floor as well. As the abdomen is located just above the pelvic floor muscles, it should come as no surprise that belly pooch and urinary incontinence may have a connection. Here’s how:

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6 Fun Facts about Vaginas

Vaginas – you’d think we’d know more about them since everyone seems to be fascinated by them. Many women, unfortunately, remain in the dark and are missing out on some pretty mind-blowing vaginal capabilities. This article will cover 6 fun facts you may (or may not) have known about your hoo-ha. For instance, did you know the vagina cleans itself?