You can take some simple steps to limit stress on the pelvic support system, especially if you have given birth. Limit heavy lifting and avoid unnecessary straining to have bowel movements. Avoid smoking so that you have a lower risk of chronic cough. Maintain a normal body weight through careful diet and exercise.
Estrogen supplements after menopause have been credited with helping to maintain strong pelvic muscles and ligaments, but there is no strong evidence that hormone...Read more
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So can eating certain foods help with hot flashes and night sweats? Maybe yes, maybe no. A new study out of the University of California,... Read more »