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Can You Do A Kegel Exercise While Urinating
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
Absolutely!: Kegels can help. But many women w/ leakage or urinary incontinence do not have healthy pelvic muscles and cannot "kegel" (aka pelvic muscle exercise) properly. If you injured your shoulder muscles & had trouble with shoulder - you wouldn't think twice about seeing a physical therapist(pt). Do pme squeeze for 10, relax for 10, for up to 50 reps a day. Ideally seek script for pelvic floor pt. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Kegel: Pelvic floor exercise, or kegel exercise (/?ke???l/, /?ki???l/), consists of repeatedly contracting and relaxing the muscles that form part of the pelvic floor, now sometimes colloquially referred to as the "kegel muscles". Several tools exist to help with these exercises, although various studies debate the relative effectiveness of different tools versus traditional exercises.. ...Read more
Today i got like vagina fart 1) what causes that ? 2) how to make this not happen again? 3) does kegel exercise help in that? P.S I am still virgin
The vagina: Is like a flattened tube. Change position air can collect. Erase it from your mind, it's not worth worrying about. ...Read more
If practicing kegel exercise daily 10sqeezes, 10sec. 3 times/day. After how many months can I notice differences and does it really tighten vagina ?
Varies widely: Some patients will notice a lot of difference. Others will not. Think of kegel's like working out at the gym. Some people work out and get great results. Others minimal. At 23 years old vaginal tightening should not be a big issue unless you have already had several vaginal deliveries. ...Read more
Pelvic floor muscles: Used in sex & urinary control, can be weakened with age, childbirth or surgery. Kegels help to strengthen these muscles, stopping and starting urine midstream will help you identify the muscles you need to contract for these exercises. After you know what contract, do 8 to 12 exercises 3 times daily at least 4 times a week. A physical therapist may be necessary in difficult cases. ...Read more
Pelvic muscle: Kegels are exercises designed to strengthen the pelvic muscles. This helps with some bladder control issues, especially those that occur after having a baby. Here's a site if you want to learn how to do them: http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-living/womens-health/in-depth/kegel-exercises/art-20045283 ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Exercises to work: Out the pelvic floor muscles. You can basically perform a Kegel by starting to urinate and then stopping the stream abruptly. Another way to think about it is trying to create the "opposite" sensation of when you are trying to poop ... pull instead of push! Benefits wise, for men it may help with fecal or urinary incontinence, and possible some element of erectile dysfunction. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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