Updated: Mar 28, 2020
You've probably heard of Kegels before and wondered what it was all about. If your female partner has just delivered your baby vaginally or by cesarean section you may not be surprised to learn that her pelvic floor muscles have possibly weakened. Some women, particularly older woman experience issues associated with a weak pelvic floor even without giving birth.
Apart from assisting with pelvic floor associates problems in both women and men, you may also be surprised to learn that doing kegel exercises can improve his & her sex life. Interested now? DadiDeal investigated this topic and came up with some interesting facts and tips.
Where is the Pelvic Floor?
What are the common Pelvic floor problems for women?
Loss of pelvic organ support or pelvic organ prolapse
What causes Pelvic floor problems?
Pregnancy and childbirth in women, Straining on the toilet, Heavy lifting, Chronic coughing, High impact exercise, Age and Obesity
How soon can she start Pelvic Floor exercises after giving birth?
She can safely start Postpartum Kegel exercises within 24 hours of delivery.
Which women should do Kegels?
Young, middle age, elderly, active in the bedroom or a virgin, pregnant or in recovery - so pretty much everyone.
Can Kegel Exercises improve Sex?
Yes! Kegel exercises help to relax the vaginal muscles allowing more comfortable sex. The exercises also help to improve blood circulation to the vagina and pelvic floor which increases sexual arousal making it much easier for women to reach orgasm.
Can Men do Kegel Exercises?
Yes, especially men suffering from any of the following:
Overactive bladder symptoms
Nocturia (awakening at night to urinate)
Can Kegel Exercises improve sex for Men?
Yes! Apart from studies that show that kegel exercises help male erections point higher up instead of straight out or crooked, using Kegels to delay ejaculation creates a longer buildup and a stronger orgasm.
MENS KEGEL EXERCISES
Kegel exercises can be performed once in the morning and once at night. Its really quite simple - all you do is contract your anus muscles as if trying to hold in gas. It should feel like a pulling, contracting or lifting feeling in the anus. Each exercise session should be about 10-30 individual contractions and relaxation exercises. Each exercise should be 10 seconds, five seconds of contraction and five seconds of relaxation.
WOMENS KEGEL EXERCISES
Women's Kegel exercises are performed much the same. Firstly they should make sure their bladder is empty then sit or lie down on the ground. Just like men's kegels, they tighten the pelvic floor muscles by pretending to hold in gas. Counting to 5 seconds holding the muscle tension and then 5 seconds releasing and relaxing the muscle. Repeating this 10 times for as much as 3 times a day will see a remarkable difference in your partner within a few weeks.
Apart from these exercises your female friend and do easily on her own there are some amazing advancements in technology that help women perform Kegels, perhaps far more effectively. Kegel Trainers are not only easy to do but fun as well and with many syncing to Apps women can keep track of their progress.
The Joy On Kehel is backed by a team of doctors and its sleek design boasts 2 small motors covered in 3mm of food-graded silicone. It offers 4 Therapeutic Massage Patterns (Steady, Wave, Intermittent and Crescendo) with adjustable vibration intensity when using it with the App. This Pelvic floor exercise aid is great for familiarizing the pelvic muscles.
Urinary incontinence issues while coughing, sneezing, running or laughing?
Preparation for childbirth
Recovery from childbirth
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