Month: September 2015

Halloween buys for kids… and big kids

The spider are out, the leaves are beginning to fall and there’s a definite chill in the air. With the autumn clearly upon us, our thoughts are turning to the year’s next big celebration date – Halloween! Whether you will be staying in to hand out sweets or going out to trick-or-treat for goodies of your own, we put together this list of our favourite Halloween buys to help you get into spirit of things. Brilliant Halloween Buys Aldi’s Spooky Halloween Range Whether you’re trick or treating, or hosting a Halloween party, Aldi has a ghoulishly good range of...

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How to improve your pelvic floor exercises

While as many as 1 in 3 women experience urinary ‘stress’ incontinence (USI), the condition is not something that should be ignored or considered ‘normal’. Here, Rachel Bromley, Nuffield Health Senior Physiotherapist and Clinical Specialist Lead for Women’s Health, demonstrates some simple exercises that can be done to strengthen the pelvic floor and help you avoid the embarrassing and uncomfortable moments caused a weak pelvic floor can cause. USI is most often the result of a weakened or damaged pelvic floor. It occurs when urinary sphincters and the muscles in the pelvic floor aren’t strong enough to prevent bladder...

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