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What is cervical stimulation and is it safe?

What is cervical stimulation and is it safe?

The roles that the vagina and clitoris play in sexual pleasure are well-known. However, there is a third “spot” that some people say can produce intense, full-body orgasms. This form of stimulation is known as cervical penetration, although this term is misleading, as the cervix is not actually penetrated. The cervix is a small canal […]

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How does sex affect your brain?

How does sex affect your brain?

Having sex can flavor our nights, and days, with sweet pleasure and excitement, relieving stress and worry. And, of course, sex has been key to ensuring that the human race lives on. In this article, we ask, “How does sex impact what happens in the brain?” Sex influences our brain activity in ways that may […]

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How to prevent endometriosis pain during sex

How to prevent endometriosis pain during sex

Endometriosis occurs when cells that resemble the uterus lining grow elsewhere in the body, including the ovaries, fallopian tubes, or bowel. Sometimes, these growths can get in the way during sex, which can be painful. Symptoms of endometriosis include heavy menstrual bleeding, painful periods, and sometimes, pain during sex. Dyspareunia is the medical term for […]

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What causes dark nipples?

What causes dark nipples?

A person’s breasts will change over time due to natural events that include puberty and pregnancy. The nipples themselves do not change color, but the circular area of skin that surrounds each nipple, which is known as the areola, may change. Most of the time, color changes in the areola are benign. However, there are […]

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What causes an enlarged clitoris?

What causes an enlarged clitoris?

There is no standard size for a clitoris, but it usually grows with sexual arousal. When a person is not aroused, a hormonal imbalance or another medical condition can cause enlargement of the clitoris. The clitoris is a female sexual organ. It is located just above the urethra, where urine is released from the body. […]

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Everything you need to know about wet dreams

Everything you need to know about wet dreams

While wet dreams are typically associated with adolescent boys, they are a common experience for both sexes from puberty through adulthood. The medical term for a wet dream is nocturnal emission. In this article, we look at the facts about wet dreams and debunk some of the myths surrounding this normal, healthy occurrence. What are […]

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Why does urine smell like ammonia while pregnant?

Why does urine smell like ammonia while pregnant?

In most cases, an unusual ammonia-like vaginal smell during pregnancy is caused by changes in urine. This can be due to lifestyle factors, such as dietary preferences, dehydration, and supplement use. What a person eats and drinks during pregnancy can affect the smell of their urine. Sometimes, after using the restroom, small amounts of urine […]

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What can cause vaginal swelling?

What can cause vaginal swelling?

Vaginal swelling can be concerning and uncomfortable, but it rarely indicates severe illness. People with vaginal swelling often assume that they have a yeast infection, but this is just one of many possibilities. Vaginal swelling can be caused by allergies, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), cysts, or rough intercourse. Treatment will depend on the cause. Anyone […]

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Does having a hysterectomy affect sex?

Does having a hysterectomy affect sex?

It is normal for someone to have a lot of questions after having a hysterectomy and to worry about what their life will be like, including their sex life. Although everyone heals differently, a person may experience some common side effects after surgery that may initially affect sex. However, given time to heal, and many […]