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Can men do Kegel exercises?

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Men can do Kegel exercises as a treatment for urinary incontinence. Practicing Kegel exercises two or three times per day for five minutes per session is usually enough to improve urinary control. Kegel exercises can also improve erections and help men have more intense orgasms, according to WebMD.

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Kegel exercises work by strengthening the muscles of the pelvic floor. The exercises require concentrating on shutting off the flow of urine partway through urination without tensing the muscles of the buttocks, legs or abdomen. The man then keeps his pelvic floor muscles contracted for a slow count of five and releases them on a slow count of five. WebMD recommends repeating the exercise 10 times and performing the repetitions three times per day.

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