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Blog Category: Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Dear Dr. Oz….Pelvic Organ Prolapse

On Jan 20, 2012 DrOzfans.com posted some of Dr. Oz’s comments on pelvic organ prolapse. He suggested training the pelvic floor with.. “Kegel exercise(s). Dr Oz showed the audience how to do this by envisioning an elevator and breathing in and up. (It should take 10-15 seconds, when breathing in and up.)” I respectfully disagree…....

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What Goes Down Must Come Up

Pelvic organ prolapse and associated pelvic floor disorders used to be associated with the aging woman. Unfortunately, these diagnoses are now becoming more common with young women who exercise regularly. Jogging is a common culprit, creating a repetitive impact on a weakened pelvic floor which contributes to descent of the poorly supported pelvic organs. So what is an endorphin junkie who can’t quit the “kick’ they get from a good run to do about their heavy, painful sagging...

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