As I sit to write this piece, that is exactly how I feel right now. My house is upside down. The furniture and closets have been moved to allow for painters working inside the house. The kittens are jumping all over the mess and wanting to go outside. My husband is watching the live streaming of the Virgin Galactic space trip with Richard Branson and trying to share the historical moment with me. Loud noises enter from outside as we keep doors and windows open to dissipate paint smells. And I’m on a deadline to submit a paper.
In my previous article we touched on the many reasons it is important to get strong and stay strong. However many people have a preconceived and over-simplified notion of how to get strong… you go to a gym! But how many people do you know that go to a gym and never make any real change or progress?
Alzheimer’s: Genes or Lifestyle?
The body of evidence points more and more to the great influence of environmental, dietary and lifestyle factors over genetic mutations on the likelihood of neurodegenerative diseases.
Since a very young age, being a mother is something I always hoped for. Twenty years later after having my first of three amazing humans, I can say it is no easy task but one that despite the hardships, very well worth at least it from my perspective. It was idyllic to envision this without experiencing first what it truly means to give birth and raise children.
The pelvic floor is a set of muscles and ligaments located in the lower part of the abdominal cavity, the pelvis. Its function is to support the viscera of the abdomen and pelvis (bladder and urethra, uterus, vagina and rectum). It supports the digestive, urinary (responsible for controlling urinary and anal continence), and reproductive systems.