I love having sex. Annoyingly I tend to contract a mean bladder infection a couple of days later. It’s a common phenomenon. In fact, it’s so common that it has been given its own name: honeymoon cystitis. But what exactly are the causes of the infection? And why do women suffer from it more often than men? We present the facts, answers and tips.
Lubricants can be useful in a surprising range of scenarios: from massage and masturbation to sex and the use of sex toys. Sometimes lubricant is a must, other times it just adds that little bit of extra fun. However, there are moments when you may not have a tube of lubricant to hand. Luckily, there are a number of home remedies that can be used as effective alternatives.
When Lady Gaga was asked about the secret to her beauty a few years ago, we weren’t shocked by her answer, but the fact that a 26-year-old woman would be asked such a question at all. Nevertheless, the public focused more on the singer confessing that her complexion was down to multiple orgasms. The connection between orgasm and better skin is hardly a revelation, or is it? And what about Lady Gaga’s beauty secret? We find out.
The most important thing to consider is: every body is different. Some of us can become moist in a relatively short amount of time, even with very little non-penetrative stimulation. Others, on the other hand, don’t become nearly as moist – it’s all a matter of natural design. And that’s completely okay. But one thing is for certain: a moist vagina is not the only ‘true’ sign of a woman’s arousal. Otherwise, why would lubrication exist!? Nevertheless, many women and men wonder: what actually happens to the body when it gets aroused? We’ll explain – without giggling.
There is a new rumor making the rounds online: the dead vagina syndrome. Women report of being unable to orgasm during masturbation or sex with a partner. The supposed cause of the crisis? Too much masturbation. Those affected speak of a ‘dead’ vagina. We wanted to find out if the dead vagina syndrome is just another rumor or a diagnosis to be taken seriously.
It sounds like a horror story from the Middle Ages, but in fact it’s a shocking reality of modern society. The myth surrounding the “husband stitch” (or “daddy stitch”) is not a myth at all. Time and again women have reported the practice of this incapacitating medical procedure following childbirth. We explain what the “husband stitch” is and why it must be stopped once and for all!
I first heard about endometriosis from my friend Katharina Braun. When she told me about her illness, I could hardly imagine this radiant, positive person having to lead a daily battle with her body and at times suffer unbearable pain. I am all the more grateful that she patiently answered all of my questions about her condition, offering me an intimate insight into a life with endometriosis.