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Step-by-Step Guide to Performing Kegel Exercises

Kegel exercises strengthen the muscles – called the pelvic floor – that support your bladder, uterus,  and bowel (large intestine). These exercises were developed in the mid-20th century by Dr. Arnold H. Kegel, an American gynecologist, as a nonsurgical way to prevent people from leaking urine. A strong pelvic floor can help individuals who have… Continue reading Step-by-Step Guide to Performing Kegel Exercises

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
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Kegel Exercises to Stop Urine Leaks

You know that feeling when you get home, put the key in the door, and you get that sudden urge to urinate? You squeeze, tell yourself to hold it, cross your legs tightly, run to the toilet and _____. You fill in the blank. This phenomenon is commonly referred to as “The Key in the… Continue reading Kegel Exercises to Stop Urine Leaks

Anita Prinz, RN, MSN, CWOCN, WCC

How to Do Kegel Exercises (And Why They’re Important)

Kegel exercises: one of the few exercises you can (safely) do while waiting at a red light! “Kegels” are the name for an exercise that strengthens your pelvic floor muscles. Your pelvic floor muscles are responsible for the tightening of the urethra, anus and the vagina. There are also sphincters for both the urethra and… Continue reading How to Do Kegel Exercises (And Why They’re Important)

Aimee Sharp
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Eight Tips for Bladder Health

What is the Bladder? The bladder is a ballon-like hollow organ that collects and holds urine created by our kidneys. Urine contains the waste and fluids that remain after our body takes what it needs from what we eat and drink. The bladder is one of those body parts that we often don’t think about… Continue reading Eight Tips for Bladder Health

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
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What Women Need to Know About Urinary Incontinence

Women experiencing urinary incontinence should know that they aren't alone and that management techniques and treatments are available.

Sarah Sanchez, NDTR
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Cambios en el estilo de vida que ayudan a manejar la incontinencia

La incontinencia urinaria se puede tratar de manera efectiva haciendo algunos cambios en su estilo de vida, incluida la limitación de la cafeína, el alcohol, la dieta y más.

Stephanie Struyck Elgin
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Lifestyle Changes that Help Manage Incontinence

Urinary incontinence can be effectively treated by making some changes to your lifestyle including limiting caffeine, alcohol, diet and more.

Stephanie Struyck Elgin
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Video: 7 consejos de expertos sobre la incontinencia

En estos consejos sobre la incontinencia, cubrimos hablar con su médico, dieta, peso, ejercicios de Kegel, fugas, e vergüenza.

Aimee Sharp
Expert Tips About Incontinence

Video: 7 Expert Tips About Incontinence

In these expert tips about incontinence, we cover speaking with your doctor, diet, weight, kegel exercises, leakage, embarrassment, and UTIs.

Aimee Sharp
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Cómo mantener su vejiga saludable

Si bien no se suele hablar de este tema, la salud de su vejiga es extremadamente importante para su bienestar cotidiano, especialmente a medida que uno envejece. Si bien no se puede evitar el paso de los años, podemos tomar algunos recaudos para mantener la vejiga saludable. Recomendaciones para una vejiga saludable Beber abundante líquido… Continue reading Cómo mantener su vejiga saludable

Taylor Snell