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Hi Athletawell family, As a physical therapist I often see patients over the course of months. I work with a lot of female athletes who may have pain with an injury, and sometimes this pain is higher than average. With different phases of the menstru... 

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This is a very interesting thread! This is my first time on the Athleta Well page and I am loving it so far! I have very recently been paying attention to how my cycle makes me feel while exercising. In the past year, I have started doing weightlifti... 

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Hello there4 weeks ago I had a hysterectomy and appendectomy for my endometriosis and the grapefruit sized fibroid in my uterus. I am 43 and the mom of 2 boys 17 and 13. It has been very frustrating trying to get back to some semblance of normalcy I’... 

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I had my hysterectomy in 1994 at 28 years old! It felt so good getting all of the "sickness" out of me, all I could do was walk, the more I walked the better I felt! I would nap when I needed to, but the walking and moving saved me! I would demand ho... 

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So glad we’re talking about the pelvic floor here. I recommend to my clients to workout their pelvic floor otherwise it can cause problems as you age. Has anyone tried Ben Wa Balls or Yoni Eggs to help? I’m thinking about testing them out to see if t... 

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As a previous pelvic floor PT I find that strength is not always the answer. Most of the time women are in such chronic hypertonicity (spasm), that release work with strength is required. Using those devices can help with strength, but need to make ... 

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anyone have any tips for what to eat or supplements to combat the midsection weight that suddenly appears in your late 40s? Very active and eating healthy but just can’t seem to make it go. Everyone says it’s a hormonal thing. Anyone find something... 

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try lowering your carbs- especially sweets. Try not to eat a big dinner- especially after 6:00 pm. Keep stress down- meditation helps. Deep breaths help Lift weights or do something that builds some muscle. And keep up the healthy eating and exercis... 

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By now most of us have spent SOME amount of time working at desk with the need to shift things to virtual. But I still hear of people battling back pain, which makes sense. 80% of people will experience back pain at some point in life. And we now kno... 

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After 2 years of working from home and acknowledging that it'd be permanent, I finally invested in a standing desk for myself and it's been a game changer. Soooo worth it. But I kind of can't believe how long it took me to put my own needs first and ... 

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I was talking to my mom the other day and she mentioned she was told she has osteopenia. She seemed alarmed. The physician offered medical treatment to help improve her bone density, but she is hoping to try some conservative treatment as a supplemen... 

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I'm glad you brought up this important subject. I have osteopenia that is worsening. I had to stop walking and doing yoga two years ago--and don't do any resistance training--because I have a relatively new pain in my knee (PT exercises are making it... 

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