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Can men do Kegel exercises?

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Yes. Kegel exercises (your doctor might call them pelvic floor exercises) can help manage urinary incontinence. If you do them for five minutes, two or three times a day, you'll likely see improvement in your ability to control leaks. Another bonus: Kegels can help you have more intense orgasms, and improve erections.

SOURCES:

Urology Centers of Alabama, Male Incontinence, "Urinary Incontinence."

National Institutes of Health, Kidney and Urological Diseases: "Urinary Incontinence in Men."

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, "Kegel Exercises for Urinary Incontinence."

University of California at Santa Barbara, "Kegel Exercises."

Reviewed by Nazia Q Bandukwala on July 03, 2018

SOURCES:

Urology Centers of Alabama, Male Incontinence, "Urinary Incontinence."

National Institutes of Health, Kidney and Urological Diseases: "Urinary Incontinence in Men."

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, "Kegel Exercises for Urinary Incontinence."

University of California at Santa Barbara, "Kegel Exercises."

Reviewed by Nazia Q Bandukwala on July 03, 2018

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