Kegel Exercises for Men (cont.)
In this Article
- What are Kegel exercises for men?
- How can men do Kegel exercises?
- When will you see results from Kegel exercises?
- What are tips to help make Kegel exercises a habit?
- Find a local Urologist in your town
When Will You See Results from Kegel Exercises?
Seeing results with any exercise takes time, so be patient. If you do Kegels
three times a day, you should see better bladder control in three to six
If you don't see any change in a month, you may not have located the right muscles for Kegel exercises. Give your doctor or urologist a call. They can offer tips on how to find and successfully exercise the right muscles.
3 Tips to Help Make Kegel Exercises a Habit
The most effective exercises are the ones you do regularly. To help you get into the rhythm of doing Kegels, try these simple tips:
Stay consistent. Do your Kegel exercises at the same time each
day -- maybefirst thing in the morning, while brushing your teeth, and as you watch the nightly news.
- Remember the benefits. If you keep up with Kegels, they can really make a difference in your urinary incontinence.
- Pay attention to progress. Over time, you'll notice your urinary incontinence is improving. Maybe you're having fewer leaks, or are leaking less.
WebMD Medical Reference
Urology Centers of Alabama, Male Incontinence, "Urinary Incontinence."
National Institutes of Health, Kidney and Urological Diseases: "Urinary Incontinence in Men."
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, "Kegel Exercises for Urinary Incontinence."
University of California at Santa Barbara, "Kegel Exercises."
Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario, MD, on March 20, 2009
Last Editorial Review: 3/20/2009 4:50:15 PM
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