Sexual Health, Lifestyle

Everything You Wanted to Know About Orgasms (But Didn't Know Where to Ask)!

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A Special Book Excerpt!  The Science of Orgasm, by Drs.  Barry R. Komisaruk, Carlos Beyer-Flores & Beverly Whipple, author of  The G-Spot and Other Discoveries About Human Sexuality.

Orgasms . . .
 . . .are electrifying and mysterious.
Why do they feel good?

What makes women tick during sex?

Here are explanations of orgasms for women and men you have never read before --why it feels good, different types, the inability to have one, and the impact of aging. Amazing new information!

To read the first excerpt, click here.
To read the second excerpt, "Why Things Go Wrong" which focuses on issues surrounding male orgasm, click here

Tell friends and neighbors to check in and also read the Bulletin Board threads on the many of the provocative ideas explored.

(Reproduced with permission by the Johns Hopkins University Press.)

FDA OKs Over-the-Counter Access for Plan B for Women 18 and Older

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced approval of Plan B, a contraceptive drug, as an over-the-counter (OTC) option for women aged 18 and older. Plan B is often referred to as emergency contraception or the "morning after pill." It contains an ingredient used in prescription birth control pills--only in the case of Plan B, each pill contains a higher dose and the product has a different dosing regimen. Like other birth control pills, Plan B has been available to all women as a prescription drug. When used as directed, Plan B effectively and safely prevents pregnancy. Plan B will remain available as a prescription-only product for women age 17 and under.

Read more: FDA OKs Over-the-Counter Access for Plan B for Women 18 and Older

Oriental Medicine and Sexual Dysfunctions

Lucy PostolovWestern medical science focuses on human sexuality in terms of anatomy, physiology and psychology. In Eastern cultures, sex is regarded as an art, science, and a path to a spiritual development, a path towards greater intimacy not only with the partner but also with the Divine Self.  

“Those who understand the nature of sex will nurture their vigor and prolong their life. Those who treat its principle with contempt will injure their spirit and shorten their life”. - Tung Hsuan Tzu

Read more: Oriental Medicine and Sexual Dysfunctions

How Sexy Is Your Diet?

This quiz is not about what you know; it is about what you eat. These questions are designed to give you a rough sketch of your current eating habits. Keep track of your scores for each question and use them with the scoring key at the end of the quiz.  The (+) and (-) will instantly draw your attention to areas that you can pat yourself on the back or areas that could be hindering your health and your sex life!

Read more: How Sexy Is Your Diet?