Exercise

Some tips when you have your period

Posted by on Apr 8, 2013 in Coping, Exercise, Expert, Pain, Treatment | 0 comments

Some tips when you have your period

Every month it comes – your period. As women we follow our monthly cycle. What you feel one day can change to another day. Having your period can be terrible days if you have pain and other problems connected to it. But, there are some things you can do to feel better. And there are also things you´d better avoid. The period is a natural state and should not be the hell that so many women are experiencing. Slow down The reason you bleed for some days every month, is to get rid of old endometrium (the lining of the uterus). The endometrium is very important to feed good nutrition to the...

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Yoga poses when you have pain

Posted by on Feb 20, 2013 in Exercise, Expert, Featured, Pain | 2 comments

Yoga poses when you have pain

When we are in pain, sometimes we just want to roll up like a snake, after we have taken the pain killer(s), heated the heat pad and drawn the venetians. The pain can be so bad we can´t bear it and this is one of the biggest problems if you have endometriosis or other pelvic illnesses. But there are other ways of coping with pain. Here I´ll share some yoga poses you can use when you are in pain.   Long deep Breathing The Long Deep Breathing is very important to reduce stress and pain. Whenever you feel pain (or stress for that matter) remember to breathe long and deeply. The long...

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Endo awareness video callout

Posted by on Nov 15, 2012 in Coping, Exercise, News, Support, Videos | 0 comments

Hi all, Here at Project Endo we are working on several things, one of which is an endo awareness montage. We would love for any of you who feel able to do so, to take a little video from your webcam, smart phone or camera, and email it over to Jo on hello@projectendo.co.uk We are just looking for tiny snippets from everyone that we can then tie up together, and the questions we are looking for are: 1. Endometriosis is….. 2. It feels like…. 3. I found out about the condition when… 4. My secret tips on how to deal with endo… 5. Motivation quote or something you find...

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Exercise, endo and endorphins

Posted by on Oct 26, 2012 in Exercise, Experience, Pain | 0 comments

Exercise and endo don’t always feel like a natural pairing; being in pain and struggling with fatigue, it can feel intuitive and natural to curl up and rest rather than getting out with your trainers on. I don’t doubt there are many times when resting and getting pain in check is the best option, but if you can begin to build exercise into your daily life it will make a huge difference not only to your endometriosis, but to you overall health in general. Exercise releases endorphins, which just so happens to be the body’s natural morphine. Yes, we have a painkiller...

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Yoga Glo

Posted by on Oct 18, 2012 in Exercise | 0 comments

Yoga Glo

I mentioned a few weeks ago how much yoga can help endo. Of course, the problem with an endo warrior is that we can’t always time our pain and fatigue to coincide with driving to a class can we? So, I was super thrilled to discover YogaGlo, an online yoga resource with oodles of classes, styles of yoga and class durations from 10 minutes to 60. Now all you need are comfy pants, and as an endo warrior something tells me you might have a few…. PS – you dont have to stand on your head, they have gentler poses too for all levels ...

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