After seeing your doctor, you may be asked to change your diet to prevent prolapse symptoms from progressing as well as to stop abdominal pressure and improve bowel movements. It's also very important that you avoid lifting heavy objects on a daily basis.
Pelvic Floor Exercises (Kegel Exercises)
Kegels exercises strengthen your pelvic floor muscles. While they were initially created for preventing urinary incontinence, doing these exercises can also help with pelvic organ prolapse by preventing the uterus and bladder from descending.
- Reduces progression of symptoms, prevention
- Easy to do at home
- It is said that Kegels takes 3–8 months to begin seeing results
- Exercises must be done consistently every day
- Since muscles weaken with age, any gained results may go away if you stop
- You can expect maintaining results until the onset of symptoms