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What do kegels do?

What do kegels do?

Strengthen: Kegel exercises strengthen pelvic floor muscles. These exercises can improve symptoms of urinary incontinence and prevent prolapse of pelvic organs. Some women also report an improvement in ability to achieve orgasm. ...Read more

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What r kegel excercises?

What r kegel excercises?

TIGHTEN GLUTEALS: Tighten the gluteal muscles which helps tighten the pelvic floor. Really good for the buttocks and vaginal wall as well. ...Read more

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What are kegel balls for?

Kegel Balls: Kegel balls are used to strengthen pelvic floor & vaginal muscles. ...Read more

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How many kegels is too much?

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How many kegels is too much?

No limits...: Kegel's pelvic floor muscles exercise may benefit many dedicated women and men to improve stress urinary incontinence. There is no guideline to tell how many times each time. Doing it correctly for 3-5 minutes or as tolerated for 2-3 times daily would be reasonable. More? Contact me at www/Healthtap.com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to log in for appointments. ...Read more

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Is it bad to do kegels all day?

NO: No, if you are able to do the kegals and it does not interfer with your life go for it. If this, however, is becoming an obsession contact a psychologist. ...Read more

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How can I hold my kegels for males?

Here are some ...: Kegel exercise is done by isolating pelvic floor muscles, chiefly pubococcygeus muscles to tighten up and relax it like you hold urine or stool or like you would flex and extend your arms. If doing correctly, you would not see abdominal wall movement but contracting and relaxing PC-muscles. Do so slowly for 3-5 minutes 2-3 times a day. Its effect relies on personal correctness and dedication... ...Read more

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I can't understand how to do kegel exersize?

I can't understand how to do kegel exersize?

Try this: Picture inserting a straw into the vagina. Imagine using the muscles around the straw to draw some fluid from a glass into the straw. ...Read more

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How do I know i i'm doing the right thing kegel?

How do I know i i'm doing the right thing kegel?

Kegel exercises: You can know if you're focusing on the right muscles if you can stop urination in mid-stream. Here's a great site describing kegel exercises in detail: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/kegel-exercises/wo00119. ...Read more

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If i'm doing kegels & it doesn't help what can I do?

If i'm doing kegels & it doesn't help what can I do?

Depends: Depends on the problem or symptom you are trying to address. See your doc. ...Read more

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What is kegel excerise use .How can I do these?

What  is  kegel  excerise  use  .How  can  I  do  these?

Pelvic floor tone: Kegel exercises strengthen the muscles of the pelvic floor in both men and women, and are important in preventing incontinence by maintaining pelvic floor muscle tone. Best described as "tightening your anus: all of the muscles of the pelvic floor are connected - contract/"tighten"/hold your anus for 30-60 seconds (like when you're waiting at a red light). ...Read more

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How long will it take for me to see results from doing kegels?

How long will it take for me to see results from doing kegels?

A few weeks: Aim for 4-6 sets of ten every day. Usually you will notice differences in a few weeks. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how long will it take to see results with kegels?

A while: Like any other muscle, it takes a while to build strength and endurance after you start exercising so you should notice a difference in about 3 months. ...Read more

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What if I have a hard time doing kegels i just can't its really hard for me does that mean that im really really loose?

Not necessarily: You may not be able to them due to pelvic muscle damage, however seeing a gynecologist or urogynecologist who will be able to "train" you how to do kegel's might help you. Make an appt for evaluation. ...Read more

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What is kegel exercise?

What is kegel exercise?

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

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What are kegel exercise?

What are kegel exercise?

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 more

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Do kegels tighten your vaginal walls?

Yes: Kegels will tighten the muscles surrounding the vagina and the pelvic floor. Different women will experience different degrees of success ...Read more

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Is queefing actually considered a kegel exercise?

Possibly: Queefing is a neme for vaginal flatulence. Air in the vagina can be expelled during kegel exercises. But kegel exercises consisit of contracting the gluteal (buttock) muscles and thrussting the pelvis forwards. This can be performed by both men and women. ...Read more

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How can you do kegel exercises?

The Proper way: Would require being in the office where the doc or physical therapist could touch your abdomen (to make sure these muscles were not being tightened) and your perineal area. You can try squeezing your pelvic floor muscles in repetition several times a day -there are several regimens. I have patients do 3dets of 10 holding each squeeze upto 10seconds. ...Read more

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What is a kegel exercise for men?

What is a kegel exercise for men?

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 more

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Who should start kegel exercises?

Who should  start kegel exercises?

Everyone: Kegel exercises serve to strengthen the pelvic musculature and are beneficial for both urinary and sexual function and there is no harmful effects from doing them. ...Read more

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Does kegel exercises removes ed...?

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Does kegel exercises removes ed...?

Here are some ...: Kegel exercise will improve the tightening of pelvic floor muscle and bulbouurethral muscle, which may enhance personal health awareness and improve the compression of penile venous drainage so to help penile rigidity at erection and coitus, but itself alone will not remove ED, which comes from multiple factors and requires professional evaluation to sort out what can be done logically. ...Read more

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How can I start doing kegel exercises?

Right now: Learn to isolate the muscle by stopping a stream while urinating, then tighten and hold the muscle for a count of 10, up to 20 times daily. Don't routinely stop your urine flow though, seeing a gyn or bioefeedback therapy can be helpful in isolating the muscles if u are having difficutly. ...Read more