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10 Ways to Keep Your Bladder Healthy
Do Kegel exercises
Best known for their benefits in the bedroom, Kegels involve squeezing and relaxing the muscles of the pelvic floor, which connects via nerves to the bladder. Kegels are a good way to maintain lifelong bladder control.
"It is especially important to strengthen your pelvic floor muscles before you have children, and then in between your children," says Dr. Rabin, noting that childbirth can damage the natural support for the bladder and urethra.
It's a good idea for men and women, whether young or old, to practice Kegels routinely, says Atnip.
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