What are the benefits of Kegel exercises?
A weak pelvic floor can lead to several disorders. The purpose of the Kegel exercises is to strengthen the pelvic floor which supports the bladder, the uterus and the anus. Indeed, as with training any muscles, contractions of the pelvic floor will increase strength, endurance, and motor control of the involved muscles. Kegel exercises might be useful if you want to:
Reduce urine leaks when laughing, coughing, or sneezing
Kegels have been shown to help individuals with Stress incontinence “bearing down” activities such as laughing and coughing. Kegel exercises decrease both the prevalence and the severity of stress urinary incontinence by addressing the leading cause, which is weak pelvic floor musculature.