Tag Archive: orgasm

Aug 15

Labia minora: anatomy and sex

Labiaplasty, cosmetic gynecologic surgery, female sexual function and anatomy of the female vulva   Every two months I report for on scientific manuscripts in the recent medical literature for the Journal of Sexual Medicine that pertain to female sexual function. In an anatomic study of vulvar anatomy published in the journal of the American Urogynecologic Society, …

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May 31

Kegel Exercise: The Facts

KEGEL EXERCISE: THE FACTS If you have a vagina and you’re old enough to vote, then Kegel Exercise belongs in your feminine fitness daily routine. Before you dive into pelvic fitness, it’s important to know what Kegel muscles actually DO. Kegels—or the levator ani muscles—wrap around a woman’s most important parts: her bladder, vagina, and rectum. …

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Mar 22

Does she or doesn’t she? Only her hair dresser knows for sure…

(c) 2011 L.Romanzi Does she or does she not; is the epidemic of “female sexual dysfunction” (FSD) fact or fiction? If fact, what’s to be done about it? Is it hormonal, vascular (clogged arteries – think “atherosclerosis of the vulva and clitoris”), muscular, psychological, or some labyrinthine combination of contributors? Or should we say, detractors? The …

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Nov 25

The Step-Sisters of Fistula – Minimally Invasive Uterine Resuspension- Hysteropexy C’est Arrive au DR Congo.

NOV 23, 2010 (c) L Romanzi 2010 The Step-Sisters of Fistula – Minimally Invasive Uterine Resuspension- Hysteropexy C’est Arrive au DR Congo. It is difficult to express how impressed I am during each and every Harvard Humanitarian Initiative mission (www.hhi.harvard.edu) by the  skilled, motivated, and wise  pelvic floor – fistula surgeons at Panzi Hospital in Bukavu, …

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Nov 11

Sexercise: The Importance of Being Earnest (about Kegels)

(C) 2009 Lauri Romanzi Excerpted from morning radio: How many times have you read an article about exercising the “love muscles” (aka your Kegels) and wondered if you were performing them correctly? You are not alone — research shows that 30% of women are not sexercising their levator ani* — pelvic or Kegel — muscles …

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Aug 03

According to Orgasmo-graph, all’s equal between the sexes

Content courtesy Alan Fogel Enjoy this excellent clinical review on orgasm written by Dr. Alan Fogel, Professor of Psychology at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. This piece highlights the crucial role of the pelvic floor, aka Kegel, muscles in the experience of orgasm. The excerpt below includes measured activity of the Kegel muscles during …

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Jul 16

Ask Dr R: Sex distress in a stable but foreplay-free marriage

Dear Dr. I was reading an article in the glamour magazine and came across your name. I’m 38 years old. I’ve two kids (5, 3) and married for 6 years. During these years, I had orgasm only one time with my husband. I have other problems going on in life too. But part of the …

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