To create the best vibrators for the female orgasm, we work on an on-going basis with sexologists, which enables us to also ask them YOUR questions on female sexuality. This week, we publish a sexologist’s reply to the question: “What happens in my body when I have sex?”
Understanding the female orgasm has not ignited interest only from curious men and women: science has been working on it for 50 years. In the 60s, Master and Johnson, two American sexologists – whose Masters of Sex series romanticized the story – wanted to know more about this fascinating phenomenon.
They detected 4 phases in the arousal process, both male and female, that can occur as desire rises. Each of these stages leads to bodily and neurological reactions, with different intensities depending on the individual and the circumstances.
Here are the 4 stages of the female sexual response cycle with what happens in the body:
During this phase, breathing rate and heart rate increase, blood pressure rises, and muscle tone gets stronger. Skin and genitals are more irrigated, a phenomenon called ‘vasocongestion”. The clitoris swells, and the vagina lubricates. The lips of the vulva open.
The clitoris becomes much more sensitive, and it retracts. The opening of the vagina narrows as a result of increased blood flow. The length of this phase can vary with circumstances.
During these first two phases of the sexual response cycle, the brain activity changes: specific areas of the sensory cortex are activated by stimulation of the erogenous zones. Oxytocin, also called “cuddle hormone”, is released into the hypothalamus
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