Pelvic Floor – Use it or Lose It

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Millions of women suffer problems as a result of weak pelvic floor muscles.  It’s thought that one in four women will suffer with pelvic floor disorders and this is magnified at the menopause and beyond. Having a strong pelvic floor can serve us well, but equally if you don’t use it over the years you will lose it. And, to their detriment, so many women do. The pelvic floor refers to the muscles, ligaments, nerves and connective tissue that support the bladder as well as the vagina, uterus and rectum, helping to keep these organs functioning normally.  In our youth, unless we studied anatomy and physiology, we probably weren’t even aware that we had pelvic floor muscles!  When women are preparing to give birth naturally they are made aware of the importance of the pelvic floor and many of us are given instructions to restore its tone after a vaginal … Read More