Uterine Hernia

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Alternative Names

Pelvic relaxation - uterine prolapse; Pelvic floor hernia; Prolapsed uterus


Prevention

Tightening the pelvic floor muscles using Kegel exercises helps to strengthen the muscles and reduces the risk of uterine prolapse.

Estrogen therapy, either vaginal or oral, in postmenopausal women may help maintain connective tissue and muscle tone.


References
Lentz GM. Anatomic defects of the abdominal wall and pelvic floor: abdominal and inguinal hernias,... Read more

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