5 Pelvic Floor Exercises for Anyone and Everyone

5 Pelvic Floor Exercises for Anyone and Everyone

What it is | Function | Gender specifics | Finding your pelvic floor | Dysfunction | Too tight vs. too lax | Benefits of strengthening Exercises | When to get help | Bottom line Source: Healthline If you can’t sneeze, laugh, or cough without leaking a little urine, you’re not alone. Problems with the pelvic floor are common and can happen to anyone. The good news? Incorporating specific exercises (aka pelvic floor muscle training) into your overall fitness routine can help strengthen your pelvic floor muscles, as well as reduce the severity of symptoms of pelvic organ prolapse. Here’s an easy-to-understand guide to what the pelvic floor is, what it does, […]

Top 10: What are the heaviest organs in the human body?

Top 10: What are the heaviest organs in the human body?

Top 10: What are the heaviest organs in the human body? Source: BBC Science Focus Just how much of your body mass is made up by your vital organs? Find out what the heaviest organs in the human body are, and what they do, here. 1. Skin Average weight: 4,535g Function: Protects against pathogens; provides insulation; synthesizes vitamin D; regulates temperature; provides sensation 2. Liver Average weight: 1,560g Function: Breaks down toxins; produces hormones, proteins and digestive biochemicals; regulates glycogen storage 3. Brain Average weight: 1,500g Function: Drives executive functions such as reasoning; coordinates responses to changes in environment 4. Lungs Average weight: 1,300g Function: Supplies oxygen to be distributed […]