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These clench and release exercises can be done anywhere!
Yourpelvic floor muscles stretch like a hammock from the pubic bone in the front, to the tailbone in the back. They support the bladder, uterus, and colon. Your vagina, urethra, and colon all pass through your pelvic floor muscles.
Your pelvic floor muscles can weaken over time due to childbirth, pregnancy, be growing older, constipation, heavy lifting, or chronic coughing. It’s important to keep these muscles strong to regain bladder control and prevent your pelvic organs from lowering into your vagina.
First, find the right muscles.One way is by placing a clean finger inside your vagina and tightening your vaginal muscles around your finger. Another method is by stopping your flow of urine when you sit down to pee. You use your pelvic floor muscles for this action. Make sure you only use this method for learning purposes. Once you get used to how your muscles feel when they contract and relax, don’t start and stop your urine regularly because incomplete emptying of the bladder could cause a UTI. If you have trouble identifying these muscles, speak with your doctor.
Keep in mind that some conditions require relaxation techniques and downtraining. If you’re having trouble, don’t be embarrassed to ask your healthcare provider for feedback to ensure you are exercising the correct muscles. They may suggestpelvic floor physical therapy with biofeedback sensors to monitor your progress.
In addition to Kegel exercises, you can better control your bladder by limiting caffeine and alcohol, avoiding artificial sweeteners, and limiting other bladder irritants (tomatoes, citrus, spicy foods, corn syrup). Icon makes pee-proof underwear that will keep you dry and odor-free if a few drops leak out. Your doctor can also work out a bathroom schedule toretrain your bladder.
Just remember, when it comes to pelvic floor muscles and Kegel exercises: Strength comes from within!
"I suffered from CHRONIC UTIs and have had some pretty
serious repercussions from taking mass amounts of antibiotics.
I have not had a UTI since I started taking uqora. I drink it after things that are my triggers (sex in particular) and it stops it in it’s tracks!"
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This is for you if:
You want to stay fresh and maintain a healthy pH.
How does it work?
As you know, hygiene is a key part of UTI prevention. But not all wipes are created equal. Some can mess with your body’s natural chemistry and do more harm than good. Our wipes keep you clean, fresh, and balanced — without any nasty ingredients.
Use any time you want to freshen up. That might be after sex, exercise, long plane rides — you know your body better than anyone.
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Water, triethyl citrate, sodium benzoate, allantoin, lactic acid, carprylyl/capryl glucoside, glycerin, fragrance, sodium dehydroacetate, tetrasodium EDTA, citric acid, aloe barbadensis leaf juice, vaccinium macrocarpon fruit extract, calendula officinalis flower extract, sodium citrate, potassium sorbate.