Like many aspects of sex, intensity of orgasm can depend on the individual as well as the situation. Here are some of the more common reasons orgasms might become less powerful:Read More
Research suggests that yes, flibanserin is safe for women on antidepressants.
Flibanserin, sometimes known by the brand name Addyi, is a drug used to treat hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD). HSDD is a chronic lack of sexual interest, accompanied by distress, that can’t be easily explained by another medical condition.
The term “dyspareunia” means painful intercourse. A woman may feel pain at the start of penetration or with deep penetrationRead More
How common is it to “fake” an orgasm, and why do people do it? Both men and women pretend to have orgasms, and the practice of “faking” is fairly common. Research suggests that women are more likely to fake orgasm than men are. For example, a 2009 study published in the Journal of Sex Research […]Read More
How likely is sexual activity to trigger sudden cardiac arrest? While it is possible for someone to suffer sudden cardiac arrest during or just after sex, the odds of this happening are very low. Sudden cardiac arrest occurs when a problem in the heart’s electrical system stops the heart from beating. Sometimes, this is caused […]Read More
What is orgasmic anhedoniapleasure dissociative orgasmic dysfunction? The word “anhedonia” refers to the inability to experience pleasure from an activity that is normally considered pleasurable. People with orgasmic anhedonia (also called pleasure dissociative orgasmic dysfunction or PDOD) are unable to feel pleasure when they climax. Orgasmic anhedonia/PDOD doesn’t affect sex drive. People with this rare […]Read More
Sexual Health, Birth Control and Condoms Sexual Health, Birth Control, and Condoms What Causes Condoms to Come Off During Sex? A condom may come off during sex because: It’s too large.Try a snug condom. Loss of erection.Remove your penis, holding on to the rolled edge of the condom, as soon as you begin to […]Read More
What is postcoital dysphoria (“post-sex blues”)? Sometimes, people feel deep sadness or agitation after consensual sex. The medical term for these feelings is postcoital dysphoria (PCD), but some call it the “post-sex blues.” In some cases, people become tearful or depressed after orgasm. In others, they become argumentative with their partner. These feelings occur even […]Read More