Posts tagged Women's health
Diastasis Recti // What is it and what can you do to support your recovery?

Diastasis Recti (a separation of the abdominal muscles) is another important consideration for women during postpartum recovery. Although it normal during pregnancy, many women do not recover fully and believe it or not, but 66% of women with diastasis recti experience some level of pelvic floor dysfunction. In today’s post, Candice shares more about what diastasis is and what you can do to support recovery.

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Getting to Know Your Pelvic Floor // Pelvic Floor Basics

I’m excited to share a series of blogposts written by Candice Thurston, a Durban-based physiotherapist specialising in the areas of pelvic health and women’s health. In this post, she highlights the basics to help you better understand what the pelvic floor is, what it is supposed to do, and what happens when the pelvic floor doesn’t function as it should.

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Women's Health Series // Getting to Know Your Cycle

A few weeks ago I covered the basics of female hormones in order to set the foundation for today’s post, which looks at the female menstrual cycle, as well as more complex ones to come in future. Today we will be looking at the menstrual cycle, as well as the hormonal changes that we experience from month to month.

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Women's Health // 4 Important Micronutrients

As women, it is important to remember that some of our nutritional needs may differ from our male counterparts. Central to these needs is our unique hormonal and metabolic makeup. Learn more about 4 micronutrients that are important for women's health in today's blogpost.

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