Unlike some animals, human females can have sex any time of the month, and they do not have to orgasm to ovulate or get pregnant. Male-dominated scientific norms mean that much about the female orgasm remains misunderstood, and many harmful myths persist. A female orgasm can be highly pleasurable and occur during masturbation or sexual activity with one or more partners. Scientists are unsure whether it has additional benefits. In this article, we look at why female orgasms occur and what happens during an orgasm. We also debunk some common misconceptions. The benefits of the male orgasm are clear. Men must ejaculate to deposit sperm in the vagina, possibly leading to pregnancy. The male orgasm, therefore, serves a clear evolutionary purpose.
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Take-home message: -Women have an organ analogous to the male prostate that is able to produce a liquid that can be ejaculated upon orgasm. Not all women produce ejaculate. Herophilos of Chalkedon made the first scientific description of what would later be named the female prostate in BC, and Aristotle, Hippocrates, the Kama Sutra, and Galen all made further description of female ejaculation prior to In a Dutch researcher, Regnier De Graaf , made a clinical description of the female prostate using modern scientific methods. But from here on the story of female ejaculation gets messy. Societal ideas of femininity, masculinity, gender and sexuality seemed to influence the scientific study of female ejaculation. A lot of good studies on the topic got overlooked, and some bad science got overused.
Female Orgasm Elusive, Say Scientists
Yes, some women do ejaculate a thick, milky, white, or gray fluid when they reach orgasm. But not all do, and some women might not realize that they do. The notion of female ejaculation was recorded as early as 2, years ago, but scientists still have many questions about its composition and purpose. For many years, scientists thought that the fluid was urine, and women often worry that this is the case. But further studies have found that the ejaculate is different from urine.
But they exist, and with a little awareness and attention, you can get the Os you deserve, from the fireworks-on-display kind to the calm oh-my-gods. When you find yourself missing out on the Big O, there are three likely culprits: expectations, communication, and method. And alongside all of that, experimenting is required. The clitoris is a small organ with a lot of nerve endings that peeks out from the tiptop of the vulva, is often covered by a hood, and extends down the inside of the labia. The best way to stimulate the clitoris is by gently rubbing with the fingers, palm, or tongue in a back and forth or circular motion.