Kegel exercises


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Kegel exercises

(ˈkɛɡəl)
pl n
(Gynaecology & Obstetrics) exercises for rehabilitating the pelvic-floor muscles of women suffering stress incontinence, esp after childbirth. Also called: pelvic-floor exercises
[C20: named after A. H. Kegel (1894-1981), US gynaecologist]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Kegel exercises - exercises for women designed to improve the ability to hold urine
exercise, exercising, physical exercise, physical exertion, workout - the activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fit; "the doctor recommended regular exercise"; "he did some exercising"; "the physical exertion required by his work kept him fit"
Translations

Keg·el ex·er·cises

n. Kegel, ejercicios de, ejercicios que consisten en alternar contracciones y relajamiento de los músculos perineales con el fin de controlar mejor la incontinencia.
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I realize that's not unusual for a man in his late 60s, but a friend suggested I try Kegel exercises.
The vagina itself doesn't actually get "tighter" or smaller, but Kegel exercises do help you have more control over your pelvic floor and vagina, so you can tighten or flex if and when you want to
Chughtai recommends for all types of UI are Kegel exercises, which strengthen the muscles in the pelvic floor and help prevent or reduce leakage.
s*x therapists have long recommended that women do Kegel exercises (flexing the muscles in your pelvic floor) throughout the day, but also during s*x.
It's like doing those Kegel Exercises to strengthen muscles that you did not even know you had.
To strengthen these muscles, one needs to do kegel exercises, he suggested.
Treating the Problem If you have stress incontinence, your doctor will likely recommend Kegel exercises.
The purpose of the present study was to design of booklet about all information of Kegel exercises by Arabic language as ahealthawarenessprogram from prostatitis.
Brostr0m and Lose (2008) stated Kegel exercises were only performed correctly in one out of four women, all of whom had supposedly been taught how to do them by a medical professional.
Solution:Tighten them with three sets of 15 Kegel exercises every day.
Though people can do Kegel exercises on their own, working with a specialized therapist to learn other ways to manipulate the muscles of the pelvic floor can help control urgency and leakage.
Kegel exercises help strengthen the muscles that support the bladder, the uterus, and bowels.