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How do lax pelvic floor muscles affect a woman?

Pelvic floor muscles aid in supporting the vagina and also the functions of the bladder and rectum. So, weakness or disruptions of these muscles can impact the quality of life of a women based on symptom severity.
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Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Weak Pelvic Muscles: The pelvic floor is a web of muscles that holds up all of our reproductive organs. As women age, gain weight, or have babies, these muscles stretch out. That laxity makes it harder to carry out and experience the intense muscular contractions and release of tension that is paramount to achieving orgasm.
This content originally appeared on doctoroz.com

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