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What are some exercises that help with overactive bladder?

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Exercises that help with overactive bladder include Kegel exercises, bladder training and use of vaginal cones in women, according to Healthline. Individuals can strengthen pelvic floor muscles and the bladder by performing other exercises such as walking or jogging, tennis, swimming.

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Kegel exercises help strengthen the pelvic floor muscles and involve tightening, holding and then relaxing the muscles used when passing urine, reports WebMD. Bladder training involves controlling the urge to pass urine by scheduling it at set times of the day instead of going whenever there is an urge. A person learns to wait for a few minutes and then increases the time gradually, strengthening the bladder.

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