Kegel exercises are the go-to way to help prevent and manage incontinence and/or prolapse. Whether you are exercising in preparation for childbirth or due to incontinence from age-related changes, better connecting to your pelvic floor through Kegel exercises is beneficial.
Exercising the pelvic floor muscles can be great for those seeking to:
● Increase body awareness
● Prepare for labour
● Postpartum recovery
● Avoid and treat postnatal bladder leakage
● Help pelvic organ prolapse
● Support bladder leaks
● Support pelvic health during menopause
● Improve sexual confidence
● Help achieve stronger orgasms
For those already suffering from leakage, strengthening your deep core muscles will help you to regain confidence and lose the anxiety caused by leakage. It is possible to reverse leakage with muscle strengthening. A leaky bladder or rectum is uncomfortable and can feel embarrassing. With kegel exercises, you can gain or regain pelvic floor strength to support the bladder, rectum, and uterus. Incontinence can cause stress on the body and mind, so it’s essential for both males and females who experience leakage to take care of their pelvic floor health. It is possible to reverse leakage!