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New guidelines recommend Kegels, other lifestyle treatments for urinary incontinence in women

September 17, 2014

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Heidi Godman, Executive Editor, Harvard Health Letter

Heidi Godman is the executive editor of the Harvard Health Letter. Before coming to the Health Letter, she was an award-winning television news anchor and medical reporter for 25 years. Heidi was named a journalism fellow … See Full Bio
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September 25, 2014

My wife always makes that comment “stop making me laugh. I am going to pee my pants”. I always thought she was being funny but thanks to this blog post, I am now more educated. It’s worth mentioning that kegel exercises are also effective for men as well. Also kegel exercises are suppose to greatly enhance the pleasure during sex for both men and woman, so it’s a total win win…. Thanks for the post!

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September 18, 2014

This is an absolute issue for a lot of women. There are some great products out there to help with this as well to keep you staying fresh and dry.
Thanks for sharing!

Chad McMahan
September 18, 2014

New guidelines on urinary incontinence from the American College of Physicians urge doctors to recommend pill-free treatments first. These include Kegel exercises, bladder training, and weight loss and exercise. It is a great suggestion for woman who are suffering from various urinary incontinence .My commend is that they should strictly follow this guideline.

Marylou Obazee
September 18, 2014

Thank you very much for this very important blog. I know many of my female friends who are suffer at the hand of urinary incontinence but are too ashamed to seek help. I will direct them to this blog so that they can feel free to talk about it and seek seek help

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