Kegel


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Keg·el

(keg'ĕl),
A.H., 20th-century U.S. gynecologist. See: Kegel exercises.
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However, investigators found 'no indications of further victims' after checking defendant Armin Meiwes' computer and e-mail, Kegel said.
PELVIC floor exercises are known as Kegel exercises after the gynaecologist who first suggested them.
Research has shown that Kegel (KEG-ul) exercises can help kids with bladder control.
Researchers have also found that doing special pelvic muscle exercises, collectively known as the Kegel technique, can help with daytime and nighttime bladder control.
Kegel exercises, where you contract vaginal muscles while you're sitting, may be helpful in reducing your risk for incontinence.
Until recently, women have been encouraged to do Kegel exercises to strengthen their vaginal muscles.
Many people fail Kegel exercises aimed at limiting incontinence because they never identify the correct muscle.
Researchers have also found that special exercises called the Kegel technique (pelvic muscle exercises) can help with daytime and nighttime bladder control.
Kegel and Alfons van Blaaderen, both of the University of Utrecht in the Netherlands, reported a similar experiment in the Jan.
Kegel exercises aren't a miracle cure, although they are very effective in most cases of mild to moderate stress incontinence.
These are called pelvic muscle exercises or Kegel exercises and take only a few minutes a day.
A study reported in the Journal of Pediatrics found that training children to use the Kegel technique (pelvic muscle exercises) can help them overcome daytime incontinence and nighttime bed-wetting.