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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


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How can you do kegel exercises?

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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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

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What are the best kegel exercises to do?

What are the best kegel exercises to do?

Pelvic muscle kegel: Squeeze the muscles that you use to stop the flow of urine. Hold for 10 seconds, then release. Repeat 10-20 times at least 3 times a day. Be careful not to squeeze the muscles of the leg, buttock, or abdomen. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of kegel exercises?

What are the benefits of kegel exercises?

Strengthen muscles: Pelvic floor exercises help to improve the tone and strength of the pelvic floor muscles, thus helping with pelvic organ support. This will decrease risk of pelvic relaxation, uterine descent, bladder descent, urinary incontinence, and helps to promote healing and comfort after pelvic surgery or childbirth. For more info: http://macobgyn.Com/drpl/node/74. ...Read more

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What are kegel exercises? How do we do it?

KEGEL: They are flexing and relaxing exercises for the pelvic floor muscles. The ones that when contracted stop the urination or finish a stool. They are mostly used to rehabilitate the pelvic floor of women for urinary incontinence and frequency. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are kegel exercises?

Bladder exercises: Pelvic floor exercises help to improve the tone and strength of the pelvic floor muscles, thus helping with pelvic organ support. This will decrease risk of pelvic relaxation, uterine descent, bladder descent, urinary incontinence, and helps to promote healing and comfort after pelvic surgery or childbirth. To get the feeling for these exercises, try stopping the flow of urine while voiding and try to tighten your bottom as if you’re trying to hold back gas. ...Read more

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What app or website teaches kegel exercises?

Www.takethefloor.org: www.takethefloor.org is a website maintained by the american urogynecologic society. In the patient resources section is a printable explanation of kegel exercises with when and how to do them. This website is very reliable with a lot of good information for patients with urinary and fecal incontinence. ...Read more

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What is the right way to do kegel exercises?

See below: The muscle is the muscle you use if you were to stop your urine midstream. Don't do the exercises though while you're voiding. It's not your stomach and it's not your bottom. It's the muscle you'd use if you had diarrhea and were running for the toilet:) i tell my patients to contract for 5 seconds, relax for 10 seconds and then do this 20 contractions, 3 times a for more see http://peedoc.Com. ...Read more

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Are there any cons of doing kegel exercises?

Are there any  cons of doing kegel exercises?

No: 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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Are there benefits of kegel exercises for men?

Are there benefits of kegel exercises for men?

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. ...Read more

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Is there such thing as reverse kegel exercises?

Is there such thing as reverse kegel exercises?

No, but: It's important to understand what's behind the question. For example, sometimes a woman has a difficult time accepting penetration--this may be due to number of factors. It would be best to discuss your concerns in person with a qualified pro: primary care physician, ob, and of course with any particular woman you have in mind. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of doing kegel exercises?

Strengthening: 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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How do you perform kegel exercises the right way?

Many routines: The muscle is the muscle you use if you were to stop your urine midstream. Don't do the exercises though while you're voiding. It's not your stomach and it's not your bottom. It's the muscle you'd use if you had diarrhea and were running for the toilet:) i tell my patients to contract for 5 seconds, relax for 10 seconds and then do this 20 contractions, 3 times a for more see http://peedoc.Com. ...Read more

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What are kegel exercises and whom do they benefit?

What are kegel exercises and whom do they benefit?

Everybody: Kegel exercises are good for everyone. Ten squeezes, three times per day is a good regimen. The best way to learn is to squeeze the pelvic floor muscles to cut your ursine stream off. Once you are able to do the squeeze it can be performed, the exercise can be done at any time - not just in the bathroom. ...Read more

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How long does it take for kegel exercises to work?

How long does it take for kegel exercises to work?

Relative: It'll be relative to the individual. Kegal exercises are for both female and male individuals so the outcome each individual desires may be different. What are you hoping to achieve or what is your goal with kegal exercises? ...Read more