18 May Incontinence and How to Overcome It: Kegel Exercises for Urinary/Bowel Incontinence
Unwanted passage of urine(leaking urine) or stool is called incontinence. Weak pelvic muscles can lead to urine leakage (incontinence) or can because of frequent urination/ sudden loss of bladder control. There are different types of urinary incontinence like stress incontinence, urge incontinence, mixed incontinence, functional incontinence, etc which can lead to involuntary urination. Usually, doctors suggest incontinence pads and exercises for urinary incontinence. All these types of incontinence can be cured by using holistic pelvic therapy. Using Kegel exercises for urinary incontinence will strengthen the muscles supporting the bladder, the urethra, rectum and uterus. Practicing Kegel exercises regularly reduces, and ultimately eliminates urine leakage. It may even prevent the need of having surgery. If you strengthen your pelvic floor muscles, you will ease your urinary incontinence, as simple as that. This can provide better control and ease bladder and bowel dysfunction. You need strong pelvic floor muscles for better control for your urinary and bowel movements. By doing regular exercises with pelvic floor training device you can improve the strength in your pelvic floor and sphincter muscles.