Kegel exercises are one of the best natural ways to control urinary incontinence. Because, when you take medicines to control urinary incontinence, you will get side-effects, though you may control such disorder. It is better to cure such problem naturally by doing kegel exercise.
Do you know why you are getting such urinary disorder? Your urinary bladder is supported by pelvic floor muscles and when these muscles become weak, you will face such disorder. Pelvic floor muscles also hold other pelvic organs such as urethra, uterus and rectum. Doing pelvic floor exercises will strengthen your muscles and control urinary incontinence.
Who Benefits from Kegels?
Women at any age who suffer from urinary incontinence or leak urine, will get benefit from kegel exercise. While the exercise mainly helps those with stress urinary incontinence, it can also work if you have urge incontinence from overactive bladder. This causes a sudden urge to urinate. You might not always make it to the bathroom. Women will get benefit from kegel exercise. Even men will get some benefits from kegel exercises.
How do you do them?
Kegel exercise is simple, and you can do anywhere anytime and don’t have to go to gym for doing such exercise and no need of gym equipment too. It is the exercise that involves contraction and relaxation of pelvic floor muscles. Pretend you’re trying to stop the flow of urine. Pull in and squeeze those muscles. Hold the squeeze for about 10 seconds, then rest for 10 seconds. Try for three or four sets of 10 contractions every day.
How do Kegels Help?
Kegel exercise strengthen your pelvic floor muscles, and for pregnant women doing such exercise have an added advantage. They are reduced labor pain, quick healing of birth canal areas and urinary and fecal incontinence prevention after delivery.
When will see Results?
When you do exercise it will take time to build your biceps and similarly, it takes time to strengthen your pelvic floor muscles too. Wait for 3 to 6 weeks to achieve the result. Do them daily. You can even some kegel tools like kegel balls, kegel weights etc. to achieve your result. You should use such tools after you are clear about the fact how to use kegel weights.
Thus, do kegel exercise regularly to achieve the result and come out of your urinary bladder disorders.