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Please tell me what can kegel exercises do for men?

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Dr. James Lin
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Here are some...: Generic term for kegel exercise is pelvic floor muscle exercise, which is designed to strengthen the muscle tone and contractibility of striated muscle around prostate urethra. It has similar effect to help control stress urinary incontinence to a degree. The key to the success of this exercise is consistency and correct isolation of pelvic floor muscles to exercise. Purpose: help stress ui ; ...

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A 45-year-old member asked:

Could you tell me what are kegel exercises?

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Dr. Sheila Goodman
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bladder exercises: Kegel exercises are designed to build up the urethral sphincter muscle which is at the opening of the tube that empties the bladder. These exercises will decrease leakage that is caused by laughing, coughing or sneezing. Women learn to isolate the muscle by stopping a stream while urinating. They should then tighten and hold the muscle for a count of 10, up to 20 times daily.
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Are there benefits of kegel exercises for men?

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Dr. Kevin Nasky
Psychiatry 16 years experience
Maybe: Some medical research suggests that pelvic floor exercises can improve erectile dysfunction and premature ejaculation, via improved muscular control of the pelvis. Given that there is virtually no risk, kegel exercises are a logical first approach to these problems, before considering medications.

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