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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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What Is Urinary Incontinence?

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What Is Urinary Incontinence?

Urinary incontinence is leaking of urine that you can't control. Many men and women suffer from urinary incontinence and many who do, do not tell anyone about their symptoms. They may be embarrassed, or they may think nothing can be done. So they suffer in silence. Urinary incontinence is not just a medical problem. It can affect emotional, psychological and social life. Many people who have urinary incontinence are afraid to do normal daily activities. They don't want to be too far from a toilet. Urinary incontinence can keep people from enjoying life. Many people think urinary incontinence is just part...

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The Profile Shop... OUR PROFILE...

    We are glad you decided to look into Our Profile... Urinary Incontinence, Pelvic Organ Prolapse or Sexually Transmitted Infections. These conversation topics are just not easy to talk about - even at the best of times! So what if something is not quite right? How can you raise these issues without an uneasy feeling? Being uncomfortable, maybe embarrassed to discuss such issues can often delay simple therapies or miss that opportunity altogether, turning a relatively simple problem into a complex medical problem...  Raising awareness for difficult conversations is what we do! The Profile Shop is a dedicated store for pelvic health...

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