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What are kegel exercises and whom do they benefit?

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Dr. Earle Pescatore
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Earle Pescatore
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Dr. Denise Elser
Gynecology

In brief: All women

Kegel exercises or pelvic muscle exercise (pme) can benefit all women.
The problem is that many women have weak or damaged pelvic floor muscles and cannot 'kegel" properly and may not benefit. Performing the exercises with supervision of an incontinence or gynecology nurse or a pelvic floor physical therapist is preferred than trying the exercise on your own.

In brief: All women

Kegel exercises or pelvic muscle exercise (pme) can benefit all women.
The problem is that many women have weak or damaged pelvic floor muscles and cannot 'kegel" properly and may not benefit. Performing the exercises with supervision of an incontinence or gynecology nurse or a pelvic floor physical therapist is preferred than trying the exercise on your own.
Dr. Denise Elser
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