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Heather Jeffcoat and the Femina PT team featured at BuzzFeed

From their About Us page: BuzzFeed is the world’s leading independent digital media company, which leverages data and innovation to reach hundreds of millions of people globally.

We operate a global news organization headquartered in New York and an entertainment studio based in Los Angeles, with global offices in countries around the world.

things you should have been taught in sex ed
Buzzfeed author Lara Parker penned a highly informative article on all types of things you should have been taught in sex ed, and she reached out to Heather Jeffcoat for her advice on how to deal with issues of painful sex and related concerns. Here is a brief synopsis, with a link to the full article below.

Things You Should Have Been Taught in Sex Ed

Here's Some Sex Education You Actually Need, Including How Much Porn Is Too Much and Whether You Really Need to Pee After Sex

Let's just say there's a lot that's not always covered in sex ed.

Sometimes the sex education we learn around the world isn't, well, that educational. So we've spoken to sex educators, doctors, and medical experts of all kinds to compile some information we think everyone should have access to. This list is not exhaustive, and will probably always need adding onto, so feel free to let us know what you may still be curious about at the end!

Read more: Buzzfeed: Some Sex Education...

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Front-To-Back Wiping Your Vagina
When Buzzfeed journalist Krista Torres decided to tackle the potentially messy subject of front-to-back wiping your vagina, I was more than happy to help out. I even made a special video on the topic that has been deemed highly entertaining by viewers. Here is a brief synopsis of the article, along with a link to the full article below.

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Front-To-Back Wiping Your Vagina: It's A Huge Conversation On TikTok Right Now

Here's Why And What An Expert Says

2022 New Year's Resolution: learn how to wipe.

Hello, people with vaginas. Now, some of you may or may not have been taught as little kids that — after using the restroom — you should always wipe from the front to the back. And, if you weren't taught it as a kid, then I am sure at some point in your adolescent or adult life, you have learned it.

Read more: Buzzfeed | Front-To-Back...

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Thanks to the Covid lockdowns Buzzfeed journalist Farrah Penn found herself working from home and experiencing discomfort from her average office chair. She went searching for answers and came across kneeling ergonomic chairs as a potential solution to her posture issues. She reached out to me for my advice, and here is a brief synopsis of the article, along with a link to the full article below.

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I Used A Kneeling Ergonomic Chair For 30 Days - Here's What You Need To Know

I work a desk job and was experiencing neck and shoulder pain, so I tried switching up my chair to see if it would help.

Hi! I'm Farrah, and like a good portion of all office culture employees, I am still working from home during the pandemic. My current "office" chair cost me a total of $30, but I've been having an increase of shoulder and neck pain, which I attribute to hunching while working at my computer. Basically, I'm desperate to try something new, which led me down the rabbit hole of ergonomic chairs.

Read more: Buzzfeed: Kneeling Ergonomic...

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Heather Jeffcoat on coregasms
Date to Publish: 2021-12-29
Once again Buzzfeed journalist Shelby Heinrich tapped me for her latest article about whether or not you can "coregasm" from ab exercises, of course I jumped right in with my own opinions. Here is a brief synopsis of the article, along with a link to the full article below.

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Tell me why no one taught this in health class.

I like working my abs from time to time. I also — for all intents and purposes — like orgasms. But is it possible for the two to actually correlate?!

That's the claim of TikToker @annieknight, who discovered that two of her friends "can't do leg downs, can't do planks...can't do the ab machine at the gym, because they'll orgasm."

And TikToker @jessdavo97 actually (allegedly) caught her "coregasm" on camera while doing some hanging leg raises at the gym.

questions you are too embarrassed to ask
When Buzzfeed journalist Shelby Heinrich did a deep dive with her readership into the "questions you are too embarrassed to ask", I was honored to help. There were 15 questions in all, and here is a brief synopsis of the article, along with a link to the full article below.

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Questions You Are Too Embarrassed To Ask When it Comes to "Down There"

We asked the BuzzFeed Community if they ever had a question about ~down there~ that they might be too embarrassed or intimidated to ask, and they came through with lots of insightful questions! So, we reached out to Dr. Heather Jeffcoat, DPT, a licensed pelvic floor physical therapist and owner of Femina Physical Therapy in Los Angeles, to answer your pelvic health inquiries.

Here is a sampling of the questions you are too embarrassed to ask:

1. "Why do I have to pee so often? I barely drink any liquids throughout the day, because otherwise I’d be peeing even more than I already am."

Read more: Buzzfeed: A Pelvic Floor...

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need to stop peeing
I was asked by Shelby Heinrich of BuzzFeed for my advice on how peeing too often can affect your bladder health, and how we need to stop peeing when our bladders are only half full instead of at full capacity. Here is a brief summary with a link to the full article.

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I don't know about you, but I was always taught growing up that it's good to pee before leaving the house.

Not really sure if you actually need to go? Wait - you may need to stop peeing "just in case"!

Makes sense, right? Why not pee now in order to avoid having to pee later, at a more inconvenient time? Well, according to TikToker @nosuchthingastmi, it's actually not a good idea!

In the TikTok, she explains that if you frequently urinate when you don't actually need to, you're emptying your bladder when it's only half full instead of at full capacity.

This can lead to increased feelings of urgency because your bladder gets used to functioning at a lower capacity than it's supposed to. Once that happens, you need to need to stop peeing "just in case" so it stops signaling that it needs to be emptied when it's really only half full.

Read more: BuzzFeed | A Woman On TikTok...

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** This information is for educational purposes only and is not intended to replace the advice of your doctor. **

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