What does it mean to have a ‘Prolapse?’

Rebecca sat on the toilet seat and positioned the hand mirror in between her legs. She gave birth 6 weeks ago and has had a feeling of pressure ‘down below’ when pushing her baby in the pram. She was sure she could feel something was there that shouldn’t be. She took a deep breath, leaned forward and peered down closely into the mirror.

“What the f*** is that!?”

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The 6 secrets of sleep

Sleeping well is essential for health, particularly in women. We’ve all had the occasional awful night’s sleep or late night and experienced how terrible you can feel the next day as a result. Poor sleep can cause symptoms such as lethargy, mood swings and lack of motivation…

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How exercise can increase bone strength.

Exercise has many benefits! We all know that exercise is important for many areas of our lives; muscular strength, cardiovascular fitness, maintaining a good physique but what about bone strength? Regular exercise is important for building healthy bones in your early years but also throughout your life, strengthening your muscles and bones and reducing your risk of a fracture.

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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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