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Waking overnight to wee is annoying, and can leave you feeling tired. But did you know it can also have a big effect on many other areas of your health? People who wee twice or more overnight have four times the risk of developing heart disease and double the risk of early death!. There’s new research that gives you concrete ways to reduce those nightly trips to the loo.
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Pelvic floor problems don’t need to stop you from exercising. There are many types of exercise that are safe to do even if your pelvic floor is weak. Here are 10 pelvic-floor friendly exercises to help you spring into springtime.
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Life is complicated. Sex is complicated. Sex is influenced by everything that is happening in our lives, and sex influences what is happening in our lives. They are not separable.
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The pelvic floor muscles have typically been seen as ‘women’s business’, but did you know that men have a pelvic floor too? When a man’s pelvic floor is not working properly, it can lead to bladder problems, bowel problems, erectile dysfunction, or pain in the genitals and pelvis. Many of these problems can be improved, and often cured, by seeing a pelvic floor physiotherapist.
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Constipation is uncomfortable, but did you also know it weakens your pelvic floor? Straining and pushing when you poo can lead to bladder or bowel leakage, prolapse, and haemorrhoids. Here are five simple tips for a perfect poo. Trust us, they work. Your bowel will thank you for it.
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Feacal Incontinence (accidental loss of bowel control) affects more Australian’s than diabetes and asthma. So why do we never talk about it? There is much taboo surrounding bowel control, and unfortunately many sufferers don’t seek help. The good news? Faecal Incontinence is often curable! You are never too old and it is never too late to improve your bowel control.

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There are many commonly held beliefs about fluid intake that actually have no basis in truth. How much fluid is best? Should I drink 8 glasses of water a day? Is caffeine bad for your bladder? What colour should urine be? Read on to learn the difference between fact and fiction!

Healthy pelvic floor muscles are so important for bladder control, bowel control, preventing prolapse, and sexual function, so it makes good sense to look after them. Have you been looking after yours? Here’s our 5 top tips for a healthy pelvic floor. Prevention really is better than a cure...

Stacey came to see one of our Physio’s at WMHP for help with her bladder control. She was feeling very embarrassed, and was avoiding catching up with friends or going to Mothers Group because she was scared of having an accident. She was feeling very overwhelmed ...

One in five women experience pain with sex, but most are too embarrassed to talk with their doctor, or confide in a friend. But want to know the good news? Painful sex is very treatable!

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