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Causes of Urinary Incontinence in Women and Exercises to Cure the Condition

Causes of Urinary Incontinence in Women and Exercises to Cure the Condition

Urinary incontinence or UI is a condition marked by involuntary urine leakage. The symptoms of UI can range from a mild leakage of urine to inability of holding the urine at all. Urinary incontinence is observed more frequently among elderly individuals and women. Current statistics suggest that millions of US residents are victims of this disorder. Let us first get acquainted with the factors that6 can be responsible for causing IU. Stress incontinence: UI occurring as a result of physical movements like laughing, coughing, sneezing, lifting something or exercising is referred to as stress incontinence. These movements increase pressure within our abdomen, which in turn presses down the bladder. If the pelvic muscles supporting our bladder are weak due to reasons like surgery, childbirth or  [...]

Low Androgen Levels in Women

Low Androgen Levels in Women

Androgens may be primarily the male hormone, however, certain percentage of the same are also found among women. Among women, these hormones are produced by ovaries, fat cells and adrenal glands. These compounds play a handful of role in maintaining the normal function of the body system. Therefore, their lack or deficiency can cause a number of symptoms and distresses among women. According to several experts, many women face a serious depletion in the level of androgens on graduating from the pre-menopausal stage to post-menopausal stage. One of the most distressing outcomes of low androgen level among females is low libido. Furthermore, women may also encounter other symptoms like early fatigue, hot flashes, night sweats and more. However, these signs are minor and evade naturally without  [...]

Causes of UTI in Women

Causes of UTI in Women

Below, we have discussed about the causes of of UTI in women: The biological factors: Majority of the urinary tract infection cases are triggered by bacteria. According to studies conducted recently, 85% of the UTIs in woman are caused by bacteria present in the body of the patient. The bacteria that is commonly responsible for causing urinary tract infections E. coli or Escherichia coli. However, in rare cases UTI in woman might also occur due to other bacteria like Staphylococcus saprophyticus, Klebsiella and Proteus. Other than the bacteria mentioned above, yeast infections are also known for causing UTIs. There are also instances when type-2 herpes simplex virus is found to be the triggering factor of UTI. A urinary tract infection can also occur due to parasites; however, patients in the  [...]

Attention Deficit Disorder Moms – Seven Parenting Strategies That Help

Attention Deficit Disorder Moms – Seven Parenting Strategies That Help

What’s the everyday routine of a mother with attention deficit disorder (ADD) seem like? An ADD/ ADHD mom nags her son about maintaining his school work in proper order whilst her own bureau resembles a tsunami-stricken zone. Constant struggles for getting the children to school on the right time & then dashing around behind scheduled time for personal commitments. Several of the attributes accompanying attention deficit disorder – being hyperactive, impulsive & inattentive – makes it difficult for kin to get by the day without an argument, skipped deadline or a meltdown. Topping off the challenge is the fact that your kids also may get ADHD. Children with ADHD generally would be having a minimum of one close family relative who would also have the disorder. And even in case your  [...]

Prenatal Yoga Poses for Sound & Healthy Pregnancy

Prenatal Yoga Poses for Sound & Healthy Pregnancy

Prenatal yoga is a great way for preggos in stretching their weary muscles, relaxing their bodies by relieving stress & gaining strength. The prenatal yoga poses explained herewith help by strengthening muscles to assist one in carrying the infant, helpful in prevalent gestational problems & the squatting moves recommended can be the most preferable position at the time of labor & birthing. Here are some squatting poses that could be performed by the pregnant woman by herself & along with her mate. These would help during labor as contractions become lesser acute when the woman squats since her pelvis size can increase till two centimetres as a result of performing them. Full-Squatted Pose Feet are to be placed separated on the yoga mat & toe areas turning to a slight extent  [...]

Birth Control Progesterone-only Options and Breastfeeding

Birth Control Progesterone-only Options and Breastfeeding

Nursing & birth control continues to be a major issue with moms. Majority of the kin opt for some form of contraception in-between gestations & this mostly tends to coincide with breastfeeding. Locating a method which would be gelling best for yourself & your kin is much simpler currently with outcomes of several long-standing trials done on particular contraceptive pills & nursing being available. Here is relevant information regarding progesterone only birth control options for all nursing moms. The Mini Pill This solely progestin birth control option has been deployed by nursing moms for over twenty years. It is the sole contraceptive pill having a long-lasting trial obtainable. This translates to the fact that a follow-up was done on infants who breastfed whilst their moms  [...]

Postpartum Depression – Heart-Rendering Confessions of 7 Celebs Mommies

Postpartum Depression – Heart-Rendering Confessions of 7 Celebs Mommies

Nearly fifteen per cent of new mommas have experienced depression or anxiousness following the Stork’s stopover – and in the absence of timely treatment, PPD or postpartum depression could result in lasting issues for those moms & their babies. Yet, several gloomy mothers remain quiet regarding their baby blues. The biggest snag to obtaining therapy for depression is that a number of moms sense guilt regarding how they feel & hence don’t seek assistance. For de-stigmatizing this widely held belief, here are some celeb mommas who’ve bared their hearts regarding their personal experiences on postpartum depression. Here’s a compilation of some celeb moms who’ve tackled PPD. Brooke Shields – An Advocator of PPD When interviewed on ‘Psychiatric News’, Shields came clean  [...]

Craniosacral Therapy For Preggers & Babies

Craniosacral Therapy For Preggers & Babies

It is only natural to be sceptical about a therapy approach that essentially is working on your head’s bone make-up & spinal fluid. Dubbed Craniosacral therapy, it is a non invasive technique of working on the body initiated by W.G. Sutherland, a practitioner of osteopathy from the U.S. who found the presence of an impulsive motion of the skull bones & observed a faint rhythmical impulse which is conspicuous all through the body. Craniosacral therapists assure pregnant women of no post-birthing consequences at the musculoskeletal level after being through their sessions which proffer immense relaxation to them. The Benefits of Craniosacral Therapy Sessions for Newly borns Every baby could be benefited from undergoing some sessions of craniosacral therapy. The delivery process is intense  [...]

Pregnancy Pains that Linger after Childbirth

Pregnancy Pains that Linger after Childbirth

For enduring those 9 arduous gestational months, all newly turned mommas deserve genuine breaks, particularly so when they have been through tough deliveries. However, regrettably for several females, the pregnancy pains linger on long past delivery. Gosh! That Achy Back Many mothers continue to suffer from back pains caused due to weight increase, shifting core of gravity during gestation alongside typically high, vacillating hormonal levels. Progesterone hormone tends to soften ligament & supportive pelvic make-up whilst spine curve exaggeration occur which strains adjoining muscles. Epideurals for de-sensitizing pregnant women during labor & birth are mostly held culpable for post-delivery back ache. Moreover, the toll endured physically from the odd, warped poses deployed for mastering  [...]

Natural Childbirth Preparation Exercises

Natural Childbirth Preparation Exercises

For women who are preparing to deliver, there are some exercises that they must ensure including in everyday routines. These exercises are simple, non-exerting and could in fact assist women in staying more comfortable during gestational period. Natural childbirth Preparatory Exercises Pelvic rocking Advantages Relieving back soreness as it stretches muscles of lower back. Aids in stimulating digestion. Aids in lessening constipated feeling. Promotes uterine realignment. A safe means of keeping abdominal muscles toned. This exercise done pre-bedtimes could promote sound sleep for protracted periods of time prior to bladder emptying being needed. Assists the infant in getting to the finest birthing alignment as it stretches & opens the pelvic area & relieves congestion there by bringing  [...]

Birth Partner – What You Need to Know

Birth Partner – What You Need to Know

It is crucial for every birth partner (labor-support individual) to feel included during the birthing process & being an essential part of the delivery. Moms sense comfort expressing to their birth partners the type of assistance they would require at the time of labor. As a birth partner is the pregnant woman’s key support individual at the time of gestation, labor & post-delivery, hence here is vital information that every one of them should reading. Labor could be a daunting, lonesome place for both the mom & birth partner. Birth partners do need to take the necessary steps to learn what exactly occurs in the course of labor, birthing & the emotional rollercoaster coming with these. Birth partners could be the best individuals to assist expectant moms with their tender  [...]

Postpartum Depression Managing Tips

Postpartum Depression Managing Tips

As extraordinary as the transition to motherhood and thereafter is, it mostly commences with a phase of feeling the blues. A female’s body is the hot spot for potent surging hormonal changes in the time preceding delivery of the infant. Peaking hormonal levels which progressively had an effect on the fantastic variations in a woman’s body when she carried a baby then dip sharply after birth. Majority of the new moms (possibly nearly ninety percent of them) would experience phases of sobbing, moodiness, anxiousness, sadness & repentance. Generally this would last for some days or lesser & soon blotted out of memory. Though it isn’t uncommon for this postpartum depression phase to surface and recede for 6 weeks. Among several mothers, the baby blues are not experienced till the  [...]

Labor and Delivery Hassles Simplified – Tips from New Mothers

Labor and Delivery Hassles Simplified – Tips from New Mothers

The thought of undergoing labor and delivery can petrify many a souls. However, avoid getting anxious as handy tips mentioned herewith would certainly help pregnant women tide through the birthing process with lesser discomfort. Woman Proposes Birth Plan and Gods Disposes it. Pregnant women need to understand that more often than not, matters fail to go as per plan and the contrary occurring. Stop fearing the Pains Avoid being frightened and though labor can be agonizing & alike getting your pinkie stubbed in regular time intervals lasting for several hours – there are far shoddier things occurring in life as compared to contractions. Don’t worry – you’ll live to tell the tale. Avoid Bringing the Entire Home How often many pregnant women wish if somebody has notified them that they  [...]