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Pelvic floor muscle exercises effective for urinary incontinence in women


A comparative effectiveness report from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality states that pelvic floor muscle exercises (similar to Kegel exercises) are effective in increasing the ability of women with urinary incontinence to hold their urine. The report also states that drug-based treatments can be effective, but the degree of benefit is low and side effects are common. Read more.

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    August 24, 2012 3:59 pm

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