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Kegel Exercises Are Not Just for Women

Date: October 17, 2014      Publication: Bottom Line Personal      Source: Andrew L.  Siegel      Print:

Pelvic floor exercise can help treat incontinence and sexual dysfunction in men. Pelvic muscles, like all muscles, weaken with age. To strengthen them, men should tighten the muscles used to cut off the flow of urine midstream. Hold the contraction for a few seconds, then release. Repeat the exercise 10 to 15 times for each set.

Source: Andrew L. Siegel, MD, urologist, Bergen Urological Associates, Hackensack, New Jersey, and author of a paper about Kegel exercises for men, published in Urology.