How to Change your Mood with a Breath…

Have you heard of a yogic breath? Don’t worry if you haven’t, as with time and practice this exercise will be your ‘go to’ when you need to make a shift not only in your breathing, but your state of mind and emotions as well. The way you breathe can impact your whole body, helping to regulate important functions such as heart rate and blood pressure. It can also reinforce proper body mechanics that put less stress on your body as you move. So let’s take a closer look…

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Opening up about Overactive Bladder Syndrome

For must of us, planning out our toilet trips and our bladder’s daily functions is not something we really think about. But for some women it is ALL they think about, it is at the forefront of their mind and it governs their life, which can cause distress, anxiety and depression. Frequent daily toilet trips, accompanied by a strong feeling of urgency with or without urinary leakage may indicate an overactive bladder. Read on to find out more about Overactive Bladder Syndrome…

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Exercise After Breast Cancer

Here at Enliven Health MK, we are passionate about improving the standards of Physiotherapy in the area, and want to increase the availability of services to clients who have had surgery as part of their treatment for Breast Cancer. This blog post provides information about the Pink Ribbon Post-Operative Program, aimed at women and men who have had surgical procedures including reconstructions, which we are now running at Enliven Health…

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Rectus Diastasis Abdominis – Part 1

I receive many queries and concerns from postnatal women regarding their “Mum-Tums”. There is so much pressure on women to snap back into shape after having children, and the images in the media don’t help this. Of course some women are blessed with an ability to shed their baby weight and tone up quickly, but for others [most] this is not quite so easy…

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The Designer Vagina Craze

Are we shaping a new culture of controlled genital mutilation? There has been much discussion on the news today about the subject of young girls, as young as 9 seeking out cosmetic surgery to improve the appearance of their vaginas. This has made me rather irate and has compelled me to write this blog post this morning…

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