Bladder Health Dont Be Shy! Why Figs are a Friend to Your Pelvic Floor

Bladder Health? Dont Be Shy! Why Figs are a Friend to Your Pelvic Floor!

  • 02 May, 2024
  • Sha'Rose Erion

Boosting Your Bladder Health with This Delicious Fruit: Figs

In the pursuit of pelvic floor wellness, we can’t ignore our bladder health. Every
choice we make, including our daily beverage selections, can play a significant
role. When you're seeking a coffee alternative that not only tantalizes your taste
buds but also supports your pelvic floor health, considering the delightful and
nutrient-packed world of figs, this is the natural place to go. In this blog post,
we'll explore the bladder health benefits of choosing FigBrew as your go-to
coffee alternative, focusing on irritants, diuretic effects, anti-inflammatory
properties, and more.

Reduced Bladder Irritation:

Both chocolate and coffee have elements most people will identify with, namely
as bladder irritants. Eating and drinking them can cause discomfort, increased
trips to the bathroom, or urinary leakage. Figs are naturally known not to have
such irritant characteristics, hence providing a friendly alternative for the
bladder. By choosing figs, you may experience reduced irritation, promoting a
more comfortable and relaxed bladder environment.

Lower Diuretic Effect:

Coffee, having always been known to have a diuretic effect, indicates that people
tend to visit the bathroom more frequently. These would probably increase urine
output and lead to potential dehydration. In addition to this, the decision to
switch from coffee to figs is a good alternative. Figs have a much lower diuretic
effect, making it easier to control fluid levels without putting stress on your
bladder muscles.

Fiber Content/Prebiotics:

Figs come equipped with dietary fiber that is excellent and contains great
benefits to digestive health; good digestion helps to avert constipation and
unnecessary pressure linked with pelvic floor well-being. In addition, the
prebiotics found in figs enhance the growth and development of good bacteria
within the digestive system. A happy gut is linked to overall health, including
potential benefits for pelvic function.

Anti-Inflammatory Properties:

Chronic inflammation persists due to constant irritation and may lead to
bladder discomfort, among other pelvic health problems. Figs contain anti-
inflammatory compounds, such as polyphenols, which could calm down the
inflammation. Eating them with your food could be much tastier and also
maintain an anti-inflammatory environment.

Rich in nutrients:

Figs are a treasure trove of essential vitamins and minerals, including potassium,
magnesium, and vitamin K. These nutrients play crucial roles in bone health and
muscle function, directly impacting the strength and resilience of your pelvic
floor and thus bladder health. Choosing FigBrew as your coffee alternative is a
flavorful way to ensure your body receives the necessary nutrients for optimal
bladder health.

About the Author:

Dr. Sha’Rose Erion, CEO of Rose Pelvic Physiotherapy, is a leader in pelvic
floor physical therapy dedicated to enhancing the lives of the black birthing
community, transgender individuals, and those seeking improved intimacy. A
Florida native and passionate advocate for underserved communities, Dr.
Sha’Rose holds degrees from the University of South Florida and the University
of St. Augustine, with additional training in Australia. Her achievements include
award-winning care, publications in local and online magazines, public speaking
engagements, and world record recognition.

Disclaimer: This article is provided for educational and informational purposes
only and does not constitute medical advice or professional services. The
information provided should not be used for diagnosing or treating a health
problem or disease, and those seeking personal medical advice should consult
with a licensed physician. Always seek the advice of your doctor or other
qualified health provider regarding a medical condition.
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