It may seem a peculiar American vanity that men have in-boxes full of hair
loss treatment offers and spend billions of dollars on hair loss treatments
each year. Not so. As Gersh Kuntzman illustrates in his book Hair! Mankind's
Historic Quest to End Baldness, chrome-dome anxiety has tormented us for
ages. Caesar's laurel wreaths? Classic red herring, Kuntzman says.
Baldness is biblical, too -- from the Maccabees to Samson and Delilah (a
story Kuntzman calls "practically a commercial for Propecia")...
Kegel exercises are often combined with biofeedback techniques to
teach the proper exercise methods and maintain exercise effectiveness.
Biofeedback allows you to see, feel, or hear when an exercise is being
performed correctly. This can be done by placing a finger in your anus to feel
it contract when the pelvic muscles are exercised.
Pelvic floor (Kegel) exercises with or without biofeedback
techniques require a high level of motivation and frequent repetition to be
Primary Medical Reviewer
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer
Avery L. Seifert, MD - Urology
July 8, 2010
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July 08, 2010
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