Orgasm happens post-stimulation of your genitals. It’s the highest of sexual arousal & causes intense feelings of pleasure. Orgasms have plenty of positive effects on health. Every individual experience sexual climax in different ways, and this is normal & healthy at the same time. But a few of the factors can make it quite tough to gain an orgasm.
What is an orgasm?
An orgasm is the peak of sexual arousal when your body releases sexual tension & also pressure. It includes intense feelings of pleasure in your genitals & throughout your whole body. An orgasm lasts for a few seconds & feels good. Orgasm happens at the time of sexual stimulation of your genitals & sexual zones of your overall body.
These involve the:
- Penis, Testicles, Clitoris, Vagina, Nipples & Anus
Orgasm can happen at the time masturbation or at the time of sex with your partner. It is one of four main stages in the body’s sexual cycle of response:
- Desire (libido), Excitement (arousal), Orgasm, having an orgasm is called climaxing
What happens during an orgasm?
Certain things tend to occur throughout your body at the time of orgasm:
- The body releases sexual tension suddenly that built up during the initial two phases of the sexual response cycle.
- Heart rate, blood pressure, and breathing rate increase.
- Hormones are released into your bloodstream.
- Muscles in your genitals & also the anus contract repeatedly rhythmically (about once per second for many seconds).
- Contractions of muscle play a vital role in orgasm. For eg, the muscles of the vagina and uterus contract quite often. This may cause some amount of fluid to release from your genitals. Likewise, the muscles at the base of your penile contract, and this usually leads to ejaculation (when the body releases semen).
What happens after an orgasm?
In a few minutes of time post orgasm, the body returns to its normal state. As you recover:
- Body parts that get swollen, like your penile or clitoris, get back to their previous size & color.
- Genitals feel sensitive or uncomfortable to touch.
- Skin over your body looks and feels flushed
- You may be quite satisfied, relaxed, or tired.
- Few of the people may get sexually aroused again a few minutes post orgasm & can have multiple orgasms. Few of them need time before they can start orgasming again. This differs in a wide way from person to person.
Are there different types of orgasms?
There are various types of orgasms, that involve:
Anal orgasm: This orgasm is gained by stimulating the anus (the opening in your butt).
Clitoral orgasm: This is the external, or outside, area of the female genitalia. It’s situated at the top of the opening of the vaginal, where the inner labia meet. (This is called the clitoral hood.) Clit orgasms are most on the body’s surface, like a tingling on the skin.
Vaginal orgasm: This is the vagina opening to the female reproductive system. These types of orgasms are much deeper in the body.
Combo: If anyone experiences orgasm with the help of the clitoris & vagina at the same time, this can cause an intense orgasm.
Erogenous zones: Some people may reach the climax with stimulation of the erogenous zones. Examples involve ears, elbows, knees, neck, breasts, nipples, and also the wrist.
Orgasm feels like
Orgasm is intense & at the same time, it is also pleasurable. It can feel different for every individual, and it can feel different for a person every time. Each of the differences is normal & healthy. Men and women may or may not ejaculate or release the fluids.
- Orgasm lasts usually for a few seconds but can stay longer.
- Orgasmic sensations can be mild or it can be even intense.
- Few people need certain stimulation or sexual aids like vibrators, to climax.
- At times you may reach orgasm rapidly & easily, without a lot of stimulation. But at times, orgasm needs a lot of time and effort.
Why does an orgasm feel good?
At the time of orgasm, the body releases dopamine, which is also known as “the feel-good hormone,” and oxytocin, and at times called “the love drug.” Such kind of hormones enhances feelings of happiness & also positive emotions, and they counteract the “stress hormone,”
Having trouble with an orgasm?
There are a lot of people that have to experiment with a variety of methods & communicate correctly with their partners prior they can gain an orgasm. FewA few other factors can interfere with the ability to reach the sexual climax:
- Advancing age
- Beliefs about sex
- Expectations & stress
- Hormone imbalances like hypogonadism
- Lack of emotional connection or comfort with your partner
- Previous bad experiences with sex
- Poor physical and mental health, this involves medical and psychological conditions
If you are suffering from any kind of trouble having an orgasm, make sure to talk with your healthcare expert. Few people are suffering from sexual dysfunction, a disorder that interferes with your orgasm. You can speak to a primary care expert to learn more in detail. You can also address sexual dysfunction in females, you may want to visit some of the gynecologists.
Research says that orgasms have many health benefits, which involve the improvements in:
- Headaches and pain.
- Health of heart
- Menstrual cramps
- Sleep & Stress
Orgasm is a feeling that is pleasurable at the height of sexual arousal. Every other man experiences orgasm in different ways, and many types of factors can affect your ability to climax. Make sure you talk with a healthcare expert if you face trouble reaching orgasm is bothering you.