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Why might intensity of orgasm decline?

Why might intensity of orgasm decline?

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:

Can women reach orgasm without direct sexual stimulation?

Can women reach orgasm without direct sexual stimulation?

Many women find that sexual stimulation of their erogenous zones, such as the vagina, clitoris, and nipples/breasts, sets them on the path to orgasm. Keep in mind, erogenous zones on a woman’s body may vary between women. In addition, some women may reach orgasm even when they’re not in a typical sexual situation.

What are multiple orgasms? How common are they?

What are multiple orgasms? How common are they?

Multiple orgasms occur when a person climaxes more than once during a period of sexual activity. They are more common in women, but not all women have them.

What is venous leakage and how does it cause erectile dysfunction (ED)?

What is venous leakage and how does it cause erectile dysfunction (ED)?

Problems with blood vessels are a common cause of erectile dysfunction (ED). The term venous leakage refers to veins in the penis.

What is a prostate-induced orgasm?

What is a prostate-induced orgasm?

Some men find that they achieve quick, intense orgasms when having their prostate gland massaged, either by a partner or with a sex toy. The stimulation is direct, with a finger, a penis, or a device applied through the rectum. The targeted area is sometimes compared to a woman’s G-spot, and men who experience prostate orgasms sometimes feel them all over their body.

What are sleep-related painful erections?

What are sleep-related painful erections?

Typically, men can have between three and five erections while sleeping at night. These erections are not painful and are not a cause for concern. They are also not sexually-stimulated.

However, men with sleep-related painful erections (SRPEs) often wake up with an aching erection that may last for up to an hour. SRPEs can occur multiple times during the night and lead to sleep deprivation, daytime fatigue, anxiety, and irritability. 

What causes painful orgasm in men, and how can it be treated?

What causes painful orgasm in men, and how can it be treated?

Painful orgasm (painful ejaculation) is commonly described as a pain or burning sensation that happens when a man ejaculates. He may feel pain between his anus and genitals or in his testes. He may also feel it in the urethra, the tube that semen passes through. Pain may be mild or severe.

What might it mean if a man’s semen color changes?

What might it mean if a man’s semen color changes?

Men typically ejaculate semen that is a whitish-gray. But sometimes, they notice slight changes in semen color and consistency based on the food they’ve eaten that day, their activities, or how long it has been since they last ejaculated.

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