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Pelvic floor exercises: What do these women have in common?


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  • Website: Evidently Cochrane
  • Resource type: Blog

Summary - The message of this resource is:

Studies have found that pelvic floor exercises help women who have problems with bladder control. Women leaked less often and in smaller amounts and didn't need to empty their bladders as often.


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urine, incontinence , kegels, pee, toilet


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Rated on: 3/16/2017 3:32:58 PM

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