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Heard About Vaginismus?

Pelvic Floor Exercises Vaginismus Women's Health

Both sexually experienced and inexperienced women can develop vaginismus. Primary vaginismus occurs when a woman has never, at any time, been able to have pain-free intercourse. They often are unable to insert anything: the doctor's finger or speculum, when they need a Pap smear or vaginal examination; their own or partner's finger; or even a tampon. Secondary vaginismus occurs when a woman who previously has enjoyed intercourse without pain, develops the condition later. It can be triggered by a traumatic experience like a difficult child birth, sexual assault or painful experiences with intercourse due to underlying conditions such endometriosis, pelvic...

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Pelvic Floor Exercises

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The world's smallest and smartest Kegel trainer

Fun five-minute workouts for your pelvic floor.
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What Are Kegel Exercises for Women?

Pelvic Floor Exercises

What Are Kegel Exercises for Women?

Kegel exercises strengthen the pelvic floor muscles, which support the uterus, bladder, small intestine and rectum. You can do Kegel exercises, also known as pelvic floor muscle training, just about anytime. Many factors can weaken your pelvic floor muscles, including pregnancy, childbirth, surgery, aging, excessive straining from constipation or chronic coughing, and being overweight. You might benefit from doing Kegel exercises if you: Leak a few drops of urine while sneezing, laughing or coughing (stress incontinence) Have a strong, sudden urge to urinate just before losing a large amount of urine (urinary incontinence) Leak stool (faecal incontinence) Kegel exercises can...

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