Pregnancy

Strengthen Your Pelvic Floor Without Kegels

I’m going to tell you something a liiittle controversial, but I’m going to speak up because it needs to be talked about in women’s health. >>Kegels are not an effective way to strengthen your pelvic floor.<< Now, I know that that’s a different take than what you’ve been taught in the past, so let me explain. From what I’ve learned…

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Pregnancy

Pelvic Floor Strengthening Exercise

Did you know that the pelvic floor is the key to healing your body postpartum? >>The pelvic floor is involved in everything you do!<< Although you might think you’re strengthening your pelvic floor by doing Kegels, your pelvic floor is much bigger than the small area Kegels address. Below is a breakdown of a pelvic floor strengthening exercise regardless of…

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Health

No, the Coronavirus Isn’t Just a Bad Flu

There is increasing evidence that this type of asymptomatic spread is happening with the new coronavirus as well. There have been several published case reports that support this idea, which is further validated by epidemiological models of the virus’s spread. However, what’s worrying is that the new coronavirus seems to have a longer incubation period […]

Food & Nutrition

Martha Washington’s Secret Drink Recipe Isn’t for the Faint of Heart

Maksim Fesenko/Shutterstock Former First Lady Martha Washington definitely made herself memorable with this cocktail. When George Washington’s wife, Martha Washington, inherited a handwritten cookbook from her mother-in-law after her first marriage to Daniel Parke Custis (sorry, George!), she was bestowed with some pretty unique recipes. Since she’s the most well-known person in history to receive the […]