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What You Need To Know About Light Bladder Leakage

AWHONN | Posted 01.16.2017 | Women

What do a 30-year-old pregnant woman, a 67-year-old who has 3 children -- all delivered vaginally -- and a 45-year-old who has never been pregnant have in common?

5 Ways to Fix Your Pelvic Floor at the Grocery Store

Dr. Sarah Ellis Duvall, PT, DPT, CPT, CNC | Posted 04.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Sarah Ellis Duvall, PT, DPT, CPT, CNC

Now that you've seen how tapping into your kinetic chain can benefit your pelvic floor, I bet you'll be heading for the longest checkout line you can find just to get in these five tips.

The Totally Unexpected Reason Men Should Consider Doing Kegels

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 12.11.2015 | Healthy Living

Listen up, men. If you're experiencing anxiety or you're suffering from erectile dysfunction, you might want to consider doing Kegels. Though they're ...

At Last, A Device To Help Men Strengthen Their Penises

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 12.10.2015 | Technology

Men, get ready for a different kind of workout. A new device will help you perform a variety of pelvic floor exercises -- a.k.a. Kegels -- that can bo...

10 Ways Men Can Improve Their Sex Lives, According to Science | Posted 12.08.2016 | Science

Scientists have discovered that there are many things men can do on their own that have the potential to both prevent and treat a wide range of sexual difficulties, from premature ejaculation to erectile dysfunction (ED) to low sexual desire.

Kegels in Your Car

Nancy Deville | Posted 09.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Nancy Deville

One annoying, stressful, obnoxious fact of aging is, well, peeing in your pants. Stress incontinence can be avoided by doing mula bandha during yoga, ...

How Do Kegel Exercises Work?

Ben Greenfield | Posted 06.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Ben Greenfield

As private and potentially embarrassing a topic this may be, I'll just go ahead and admit it: I've been doing lots of Kegel exercises lately. First de...

Here's Why You Shouldn't Make Yogurt or Lift Weights With Your Vagina

Jenny Block | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jenny Block

Making yogurt from your vagina is a party trick, and the pussy is not a toy. The pussy is a wonder. It can produce incredible orgasms with remarkable health benefits. It can bring a baby from the womb to the world. It brings pleasure and life, not breakfast.

10 Steps To Have Better Post-Pregnancy Sex

Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright | Posted 11.11.2014 | Parents
Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright

The key to an erotic endeavor post-pregnancy is taking your time. Some mothers may feel traumatized by the experience of having been, quite literally, split wide open. The prospect of allowing anything -- small or large -- to enter the vaginal area can seem more than daunting.

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.

The Surprising Link Between Dancing, Video Games, And Your Pelvic Floor

Posted 01.25.2014 | Fifty

Here's one more reason you should step out on the dance floor. If you're dealing with pesky urinary incontinence, busting a move could help put an end...

My Privates Have a Personal Trainer: Stories From Pelvic Floor Rehab (Part Two)

Lynn Shattuck | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Lynn Shattuck

Ally appears in the waiting room and walks me back to her office. I showered and shaved this morning, as if primping for a hot date. This lady has seen more of me lately than my husband has.

My Privates Have a Personal Trainer: Stories From Pelvic Floor Rehab (Part One)

Lynn Shattuck | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Lynn Shattuck

I laugh a little, because I always laugh when someone talks about farting or peeing and she just mentioned both. And also because Ally, the physical therapist who I just met, is staring at my lady parts. I tense my pelvic floor muscles while she watches. I feel like I am winking at a stranger. With my vagina.

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...

Kegel Exercises For Better Sex After 50

Joan Price | Posted 02.27.2013 | Fifty
Joan Price

January is "shape-up" month, with every lifestyle magazine and website proclaiming a new exercise program. I've got a shape-up program for you, too, and though it's a muscle workout, you won't see the results in the mirror or show them off to your friends.

REVIEW: Road-Testing The pantyO 'Kegel Insertion' Underwear

Posted 08.11.2012 | Style

A few weeks ago, the Internet went abuzz as fashion blogs discovered the pantyO, a cryptic garment for sale on a very '90s-looking website that boaste...

The Body Part Most Women Wouldn't Recognize In A Lineup

Jenny Isenman | Posted 09.24.2012 | Women
Jenny Isenman

I mean, I could probably narrow it down, like they taught you to do in SAT prep, but anything with the same grooming, coloring and general size could be mine. How sad is that?

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.

Top 10 Parenting New Year's Resolutions

Rhiana Maidenberg | Posted 03.05.2012 | Parents
Rhiana Maidenberg

Since I have made the decision to embrace my non-perfect parenting, there were no extensive ways I wanted to change my mothering skills. So, over the past week I have been reflecting on small, minor changes that I could easily implement to make my life as a mom more rewarding and less exasperating.

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...

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...

The Yoga of Sex Muscles

Suzie Heumann | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Suzie Heumann

Learning and practicing the correct way to do Kegel exercises isn't hard but it is important to do them right for the desired physical benefits.

Sometimes Size Does Matter

Corrie McCrae | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Corrie McCrae

Sex-related urinary incontinence is actually pretty common. Sometimes it is a symptom of a more serious condition that needs medical attention. Often though, it is caused by weak pelvic floor muscles.

Thank You Darwin: Phallus Evolution

Suzie Heumann | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Suzie Heumann

My own evolution wanderings have caused me to wonder for a long time about why the human penis is structured the way it is.