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Is jumping rope ok for women after 40? Doesnt that make uterus more likely to prolapse?

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Dr. David Fein
Preventive Medicine
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In brief: Go ahead!

Uterine prolapse is commonly caused by multiple factors: pregnancies, childbirth, obesity, smoking, menopause, asthma or copd, etc.
If you already have prolapse, jumping rope certainly will not make it worse, and if you don't have prolapse, jumping rope won't cause it!

In brief: Go ahead!

Uterine prolapse is commonly caused by multiple factors: pregnancies, childbirth, obesity, smoking, menopause, asthma or copd, etc.
If you already have prolapse, jumping rope certainly will not make it worse, and if you don't have prolapse, jumping rope won't cause it!
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