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A 43-year-old member asked:

If i have stress incontinence, what effect on it will be 10 extra pounds?

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Dr. Arthur Heller
Gastroenterology 44 years experience
Won't help: Increased weight will put more pressure on your pelvic floor muscles, won't help it, might make it worse. Do your kegel exercises, see your doc, consider pelvic floor physical therapy.

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