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Kegel exercises make your pelvic floor muscles stronger. These muscles control your urine flow and help hold your pelvic organs in place.
Doctors often prescribe Kegels for:
Kegels are easy to do and can be done anywhere without anyone knowing.
Kegels work best when done on a regular schedule.
Your doctor may want you to try doing Kegels with biofeedback. It lets you to see, feel, or hear when an exercise is being done correctly.
Talk to your doctor if you don't notice improvement after doing Kegels for 3 or 4 months.
Current as of:
August 22, 2019
Author: Healthwise StaffMedical Review: Adam Husney MD - Family MedicineElizabeth T. Russo MD - Internal Medicine
Current as of: August 22, 2019
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine & Elizabeth T. Russo MD - Internal Medicine
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