Saturday, August 15, 2020

Symptoms of Tight, Overactive Pelvic Floor Muscles

A young woman experiencing pelvic discomfort, she is grimacing in pain.
When people think of pelvic-floor muscles, it's usually in the context of pregnancy (or post-pregnancy), urinary incontinence, and the well-known pelvic floor exercise kegels. But, believe it or not, the pelvic floor has a very important job for all genders, regardless of whether you've given birth before. "The pelvic floor is a thin,...

Free Mental Health Services and Resources in the UK

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Caring for your mental health has never been more important than it is right now, in a year where most people have experienced multiple psychological traumas at once. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has impacted our daily lives in immeasurable ways, and the fight for racial equality, which has led to widespread protests in...

New Zealand Makes Period Products Free in Schools

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND - MAY 28: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern speaks to media during a press conference at the Museum of New Zealand, Te Papa, on May 28, 2020 in Wellington, New Zealand. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced a $95 million recovery package for New Zealand
New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced a plan to tackle period poverty in the country's schools by providing access to free tampons and sanitary pads for all girls. From term three of the 2020 school year, 15 schools in Waikato (an area on New Zealand's North Island that was identified to...

What are They Trying to Tell Us and How to Overcome Them

An uncontrollable pang for a certain type of food is something that everyone has gone through at some point. Be it...

Is It OK to Nap When Working From Home? Experts Say Yes

If the memes we're all posting are anything to go by, the first weeks of quarantine had us snapping at our loved ones, and feeling unmotivated, sluggish, stressed, and anxious. In a bid to remedy our dismay, we've become a nation of banana-bread-baking, video-dating, headstand-practicing overachievers. Sleeping seems to be the one thing...

UC Berkeley Empathy and Emotional Intelligence Class Review

The world we woke up in today is not the same as the world we were living in just a few months ago. Some have described the coronavirus pandemic as the weirdest, sh*ttiest rollercoaster ride of all time. And to be honest, that's fair enough. Scientists have researched extensively how humans deal with...

Leg Raises: Build Strong Abs And Core Muscles

If you have so much as a passing interest in building a rock-solid core or sculpting a six-pack, you’ll probably have heard by now that sit-ups and crunches aren’t the best way to go about achieving this. There are a few reasons for that, but one of the biggest is that they...

3 Effective Ways to Strengthen Your Child’s Immune System: HealthifyMe

Nothing is more painful than the thought that your child might be a prey to infectious diseases and more so in...

The Best Full-Body Exercises For All Levels Of Gym-Goer

To accomplish any fitness goals it is necessary to run through a variety of exercises as part of your gym routine – and not just because doing the same exercise over and over again would get boring after a while. However, if you are short on time and want moves that hit...

Shoulder Workout Routine To Add Serious Size To Your Shoulders

Lifting a weight that’s too heavy for you is a mistake regardless of the part of the body you’re working, but it can be truly disastrous when performing shoulder exercises. The shoulders are delicate and complicated joints that are not especially easy to target, and if you do put them under too...
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