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The feeling of internal vaginal looseness that so often occurs following pregnancy and childbirth can be both upsetting and embarrassing. Feelings of self-consciousness related to physical changes can be more pronounced by concerns over whether your partner might notice a difference during intercourse as well. Here are a few ways you can tone and strengthen the muscles of the vaginal wall to help alleviate issues with lax muscle tone.

Kegel Exercises

Kegel exercises are the most straightforward way to strengthen the muscles of the pelvic floor simply by contracting and relaxing them in a few sets of repetitions per day. Firmer pelvic floor muscles offer more support to the bladder and uterus as well as toning the vaginal muscles themselves.

Yoga and Physical Therapy

There are other exercises besides Kegels that can give your muscles a workout, too. For example, yoga is often praised for any number of emotional and physical health benefits, and some yoga poses specifically target the muscles of the abdomen and pelvic floor. Alternatively, pelvic floor physical therapy uses biofeedback to measure the power of your muscle contractions, checking your improvement after trying more exercises at home.

Vaginal Rejuvenation

Although exercises can be beneficial, seeing the optimum results from your efforts can take weeks or even months. Surgical vaginal rejuvenation offers a more immediate solution that goes right to the source by physically repairing and tightening your vaginal muscles. Following vaginal rejuvenation, women typically report enhanced sexual sensation for themselves as well as their partners, stronger vaginal orgasms, and relief from related issues like urinary stress incontinence.

Author: Dr. Otto Placik

Dr. Otto Placik is a Double-Board Certified Plastic Surgeon in Chicago, a leader in the field of body sculpting, and is recognized for his artistry in a wide range of modern cosmetic enhancements.


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