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Research Study Demonstrates Prolonged Benefit of Fitness Program for Bladder Control & Sexual Function in Women
Date:10/25/2007

CHICAGO, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Women's Health Foundation (WHF) announced the long-term results of a recent research study to evaluate the groundbreaking fitness and educational program, Total Control (TM): A Pelvic Wellness Program For Women. The results showed both an initial and long-term improvement in symptoms of bladder control and strength of orgasms, according to Loyola University Medical Center researchers. Women who completed an 11-week, twice weekly class initially reported improvement in both symptoms of bladder control and quality of life. These results reported at the one year follow up mark reflect the findings of improved bladder control and improved sexual function in women. Women in the study reported sexual function improvement in the form of stronger orgasms and an increase in overall sense of well-being. Again, these factors held constant one year following the study's conclusion.

The Total Control (TM) program was developed by a group of exercise physiologists, general and pelvic physical therapists, nurse practitioners, and physicians, including gynecologists, urologists, and urogynecologists. The concept was designed to bring women out of the water closet and into the mainstream of an active life.

Through education and specific exercises, Total Control (TM) instructors train each client to strengthen her "Pelvic Pyramid," a triad of muscles that control bladder function. The Foundation has just produced an instructional book and DVD that can be purchased separately via their website, http://www.womenshealthfoundation.org.

"What is important about these results is that they are coming from a fitness program, not "medical treatment", yet we are still talking about a powerful effect on the lives of women with pelvic symptoms like urinary incontinence," says Loyola University Medical Center urogynecologist Dr. Linda Brubaker, a WHF Advisory
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