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Kegel Exercises

There Is Actually An App That Counts Your Kegels For You

The Huffington Post | Amanda Duberman | Posted 07.21.2014 | Women

How often have you sat down (Stood up?) to do Kegel exercises, only to lose count of how many you've done? Whether the answer is "literally never" or ...

Don't Say Shhh to Urine Incontinence -- It's Nothing to Sneeze At

Mache Seibel, MD | Posted 03.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Mache Seibel, MD

Fortunately, there are treatments available for urinary incontinence, but first it had to be recognized as a treatable problem and talked about with a medical professional. There are several types of incontinence.

How To Use Ben Wa Balls, From Dr. Laura Berman (WATCH)

Posted 09.23.2013 | Home

What are Ben Wa Balls? Everyday Health Leader Dr. Laura Berman filled me in when she joined me this week on Mondays With Marlo. Popularized by "50 Sha...

We Need to Talk About Urinary Incontinence

Richard W. Besdine, M.D. | Posted 10.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Richard W. Besdine, M.D.

Whether it's leaking urine during exercise, sneezing or laughing, or a sudden uncontrollable need to go that results in wet pads or pants, urinary incontinence is a problem that plagues many older people, most often women.

Three Books On The Challenges of Life, Love, and Sex In Midlife

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 06.24.2012 | Fifty
Marcia G. Yerman

Three new books tackle issues from the nuts and bolts of older sexuality to inner emotional lives.

A Kegel Here, a Kegel There, We All Should Be Kegeling Everywhere!

Kathy Kaehler | Posted 05.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Kathy Kaehler

The Kegel is an extremely important exercise that should be done daily. To perform a Kegel, you repeatedly contract and relax the muscles that make up the pelvic floor.

Exercise Your Way To Better Sex | Eve Marx | Posted 11.18.2011 | Fifty

It's a fact you can exercise your way to a flatter stomach, run miles to improve your cardio, and get rid of or reduce the hanging flab off your upper...

Kegel Rhymes With Bagel: What I Learned at Camp Kegel

Carolyn Bucior | Posted 12.18.2011 | Women
Carolyn Bucior

By the light of the campfire, I sipped my merlot, tightened my pelvic floor muscles, then quickly released ...

The 2 Exercises Every Woman Should Be Doing

OWN | Posted 03.13.2015 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul Women's health physical therapists swear these pelvic workouts help forestall all kinds of female-specific problems. One's a classi...

How To Ease Back Pain During Pregnancy

Deepak Chopra | Posted 07.29.2011 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

More than two thirds of women who are expecting experience lower back and pelvic pain during their pregnancy, usually in the second and third trimesters.

10 Ways To Keep Your Bladder Healthy | Lynne Peeples | Posted 07.14.2011 | Home

Most people take bladder control for granted -- until it's gone. But for about a third of people ages 30 to 70, incontinence is a big issue. "Urina...

A New Look At The Older Vagina

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Marcia G. Yerman

At a time when men's concerns around their aging penises get constant print and media attention, women are woefully ignorant about the changes that are taking place with their genitals.