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Learn how to take care of your body in this section.

Learning about pelvic health can be both overwhelming and confusing. After learning the “science” of it all, it still may seem overwhelming to think about how to apply this information in the actual circumstance. This section hopes to offer you information and tips on how to take care of yourself – information and tips on hygiene, infections, eating healthy, and exercise.

 

Self Care

Tampon Tips & Other Menstrual Hygiene Options

Tampon Tips & Other Menstrual Hygiene Options

Now that you’ve read a little bit about pads vs tampons, here are some tips to keep in mind if you choose tampons. To learn more about options in addition to tampons and pads, read these great tips from www.girlshealth.gov: It is very important to use the tampon with the lowest level of absorbency for your needs. On […]

February 15, 2016By
Ghusl for Boys

Ghusl for Boys

In our previous post for girls on ghusl (ritual bath), many have asked whether boys have similar expectations. The short answer to that is yes. There are specific times that boys too, are expected to perform ghusl, and the actual process of performing ghusl is the same. As mentioned in the previous post, the ritual […]

March 7, 2015By
Eating Well to Beat Constipation

Eating Well to Beat Constipation

Hi, Fiber! The very best thing you can do for constipation is . . . Eat well. And by well, we mean quality, not quantity. “Eating healthy” is something you will hear – and hopefully do – for the rest of your life, but what does that really mean? It means you focus on nourishing […]

February 7, 2015By

Exercise

Turn to Yoga to Help with Constipation!

Turn to Yoga to Help with Constipation!

Stretch it Out Gentle stretching will help relieve your constipation. And, as a matter of fact, stretching and yoga helps to calm your consternation! Many stretches come from the practice of yoga and are called poses. You may already be familiar with yoga. Yoga is thousands of years old and has been used to help […]

February 7, 2015By
Helpful Yoga Poses for Cramps

Helpful Yoga Poses for Cramps

For centuries, yoga has been used to calm the mind and exercise the body. If menstrual cramps are bringing you down, try these yoga poses to relieve the pain and put you in a good mood: Head-To-Knee Forward Bends: Sit on the floor with your legs extended in front of  you. Elongate your spine and […]

January 26, 2015By

Health & Infections

What’s a UTI? What’s Not a UTI?

What’s a UTI? What’s Not a UTI?

A bladder infection is one type of UTI. This infection is so common most girls get one at some point in their life. Often, the terms “UTI” and “bladder infection” are both used to describe the same infection. More annoying than anything else, a bladder infection may feel like you have to pee –ALL THE […]

January 15, 2015By