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Endomestriosis Awareness Month - Talking to Teniola from Not Defined By Endo

This week I have been chatting with Teniola from Not Defined By Endo who is using her voice to raise awareness about Endometriosis Can you tell me a little bit about you, your Instagram Page and why you started it.  My name is Teniola, I am 33 years old and I was diagnosed with Endometriosis in 2018. Prior to this, I had been experiencing increasingly horrible period pains for about 15 years. I was given stronger and stronger medications over the years, but everyone just assumed it was normal, and I was just one of the unlucky few, who had it worse than the rest. Many told me it would get better once I started having kids. Fast-forward to a...

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Supplements - How they can help with the menopause

As a woman experiencing the menopause, I am always keen to find new ways to look after my physical and mental wellbeing. I've been taking the Inessa Wellness Advanced Multivitamins for a few months now and have really noticed the difference in my energy levels and moods! As part of our Menopause Game changers series, I sat down to chat with the brand's founder, Liza Marogy, to find out more about how supplements can help women navigate the menopause.  Hi Liza, we're such huge fans of your supplements! Tell us about you and your journey into nutrition... I’m a registered nutritional therapist and founder of wellness company, Inessa. Inessa started as a nutrition and functional medicine clinic back in 2009. As the clinic grew, there was...

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The Menopause Gamechangers - Meet Pelviva

In our Menopause Gamechangers Series, we'll be meeting the people behind the innovate brands and supportive communities, who are helping women navigating the menopause. Can you tell me a little bit more about you and how and when Pelviva was started/came about? Where did the name Pelviva come from? Pelviva started life about a decade ago as part of a neuro-muscular electrical stimulation research project at Manchester University. Pelviva (essentially meaning bringing life to the Pelvic Floor) uses this technology in its pelvic floor trainer which is specifically designed to help women treat bladder leakage. What is Pelviva and what are the benefits for women struggling with incontinence Pelviva is an easy-to-use pelvic floor trainer made of soft ‘body responsive’ foam. It’s inserted...

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Sustainable period care alternatives - Introducing Bettercup

  We are all about plastic free periods here at BP3 and menstrual cups are another fantastic sustainable alternative to pads and tampons. We find that many of our customers like to combine our pants with a cup on the heavier days of their periods - which is why we are huge fans of Bettercup - a business founded by the incredible Ruth Marsden. We sat down with Ruth to find out more about Bettercup and her dedication to environmentally friendly period care!      Hi Ruth! Tell us a little bit more about yourself and why you started Bettercup...     Hello! My name’s Ruth, I am 31 and live in Brighton with my husband and two small children. We left...

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The Menopause Gamechangers - Jennie Hughes, Womens Health Physio

My name is Jennie and I have been a qualified physiotherapist since 2013. Initally I specialised in musculoskeletal physiotherapy before specialising further into pelvic health. A pelvic health physiotherapist is someone who treats conditions that occur in the pelvic region in both women and men. These commonly include bladder, bowel and sexual function issues but also encompass all type of pain within the pelvis and musculoskeletal issues around the pelvis. A lot of women I see are either pregnant or post partum but pelvic health issues can affect anyone of any age of gender at any time in their life. Pelvic health issues tend to occur around menopause because of the change in hormones. This can quite simply upset the...

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