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Urine (Definition)

Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more


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Should I do kegel exercise while sitting in class?

Should I do kegel exercise while sitting in class?

Teacher or student?: Doing exercises throughout the day every day can be daunting. So it is best for women to try to schedule them during times they can remember to do them and can concentrate on them. However, because we are all busy, it would be fine to do them when sitting in class/during a meeting/on a flight, standing in a line or queue, even lying down during 'exercise' of any type. See my answer app for kegels. ...Read more

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If I do kegel exercises every day can it cause a bladder infection?

If I do kegel exercises every day can it cause a bladder infection?

Very unlikely : I'm not aware of any association between kegels and bladder infections. ...Read more

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Can I do kegel exercises while wearing a tampon?

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Can I do kegel exercises while wearing a tampon?

Here are some...: Intentional pelvic floor muscle exercise for Kegel carries no known adverse effect even with tampon as long as feeling comfortable mentally & physically. But if still in doubt, seek professional counseling timely. Best wishes... ...Read more

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Can you recommend some quick exercise I could do while i'm at work?

Can you recommend some quick exercise I could do while i'm at work?

Be Creative!: There are many ways to improve exercise during work. Some include: taking stairs, parking farther away, walking to your favorite lunch spot, walking to a co-worker instead of using the intercom, hand weights/dumbbells at your desk, stretching exercises when at your desk, or walking for exercise around your work during breaks or lunch. Just keep active! ...Read more

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I'm wondering if I do kegel exercises, when will i begin to experience the benefits?

I'm wondering if I do kegel exercises, when will i begin to experience the benefits?

A while: Like any other muscle, it takes time to increase the size and strength after you start "working out" so you. Should notice a diffence in about 3 months most likely. ...Read more

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How do you stop overheating and sweating, when you're not even doing exercise?

How do you stop overheating and sweating, when you're not even doing exercise?

See your doctor: Overweight can lead to easy overheating. Not drinking enough fluid can contribute and most importantly thyroid problems can lead to your symptoms so i would suggest being seen and evaluated. ...Read more

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Can you suggest a rigorous and effective workout I can do while i'm at work?

Can you suggest a rigorous and effective workout I can do while i'm at work?

Workout: A body weight high intensity interval program can be done with with minimal room and no specific equipment for very little time everyday. Dr. Al sears a anti aging physical medicine doctor has a great program call pace that you can do at home. ...Read more

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Can you exercise while having cellulitus?

Can you exercise while having cellulitus?

No: Not a good idea. You should elevate. Also talk to your doctor regarding avoiding blood clots. ...Read more

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Is it better to do aerobic/cardio exercises before or after weight training?

Is it better to do aerobic/cardio exercises before or after weight training?

Depends!: Long cardio workouts will interfere with your weight training. Modest workouts will warm up your muscles and make them less likely to be strained. It depends and is relative. However, weight training first will usually be a shorter workout and is less likely to interfere with your cardio workout! ...Read more

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I really want to take exercise class but leak with some movements. What can I do (besides kegels?

I really want to take exercise class but leak with some movements. What can I do (besides kegels?

U need a workup: By your gyn or a urolgist as u have sui and that is treated by surgery , much more monor than it used to be usually some type of urethral sling. ...Read more

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What stomarch exercises are safe when you have a prolapse bladder e.G plank?

What stomarch  exercises are safe when you have a prolapse bladder e.G plank?

Proloapse: Any abdominal contraction that produces pelvic pressure, ie breath holding or valsalva, or straining can aggravate prolapse, ther are gentle abdominal exercises that will not like tummy rolls and abdominla contaction while breathing easy. ...Read more

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What will happen if you're contracting the wrong muscle while doing kegel exercise?

Nothing bad: You just won't be strengthening the muscles around your urethra and vaginal opening. When doing kegels you want to tighten the muscles that stop the flow of urine, known as the pelvic floor muscles. You can find directions on how to locate these muscles and how to do the exercises at http://familydoctor.Org/familydoctor/en/diseases-conditions/urinary-incontinence.Printerview.All.Html. ...Read more

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Muscle pain after exercise. Do you think it's okay to start another long and senior exercise session?

Muscle pain after exercise. Do you think it's okay to start another long and senior exercise session?

See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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When should I do stretching exercise to gain height? Before running or after running?

When should I do stretching exercise to gain height? Before running or after running?

Doesn't raise height: Most people reach their maximum height in their late teens. Without nutritional problems or chronic childhood illnesses, height is largely based on genetics and parental heights. Aside from eating right, exercising, sleeping well, and being happy, there's not much a person nor his doctor can do to increase height. In rare cases, growth hormone is approved for use in young, extremely short kids. ...Read more

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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more


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Kegel Exercises (Definition)

Kegel exercises can help make the muscles under the uterus, bladder, and bowel (large intestine) stronger. They can help both men and women who have problems with urine ...Read more