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9 interesting facts about orgasm that you didn’t know about

A woman has 90 orgasms a day, high heels can affect your ability to orgasm. This and many more interesting facts about the pleasurable feeling.

Written by Editorial Team |Published : December 24, 2014 7:57 PM IST

It is rare to find a person who does not enjoy an orgasm as it is among the pleasurable feelings known to mankind. Wouldn t you like to learn a little more about this pleasurable feeling? Here are some really interesting facts that you might enjoy knowing about.

1. Faking an orgasm may be useless

Women may fake orgasms for a variety of reasons, but probably there is no point to it, as according to research carried out by University of Waterloo, there is a strong chance of your partner finding out. The study looked at 84 married or cohabiting couples and came to the conclusion that people are pretty good at determining their partner s sexual satisfaction.

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2. Lesbian women orgasm more than straight ones

According to a study published in Journal of Sexual Medicine, lesbians experience orgasm 75 per cent of the time during sex while straight women experience orgasm only 62 per cent of the time. Shocking, isn t it?

3. Stimulation of breasts can lead to orgasm

Yes, it s true. In some women, stimulation of breasts can lead to powerful and intense orgasms. Interestingly though, all breasts are not the same. Smaller breasts have been found to be more responsive than larger ones, while larger nipples are more sensitive than smaller ones.

4. Parkinson s drug gives woman uncontrolled orgasm

Parkinson s drug, rasagiline, gave a 42-year old woman an unexpected and uncontrolled orgasm. The woman who was prescribed the drug began experiencing orgasms up to five times a day, and eventually had to be hospitalised.

5. A woman has 90 orgasms every day

A woman named Cara Anaya suffers from a Persistent Genital Arousal Disorder that makes her orgasm 90 times a day, and unfortunately doctors are yet to find a cure for her ailment which makes her life a living hell.

6. High heels could affect your ability to orgasm

Among the shocking facts revealed in Dr Eden Fromberg and Naomi Wolf s book Vagina: A New Biography, is the fact that high heels can affect a woman s ability to orgasm negatively.

7. Some women need a 5.8 inch penis for vaginal orgasm

Sexologists have been crying hoarse over why size does not matter much, but they ll be shocked to hear this news. According to research conducted by Stuart Brody at University of the West of Scotland, it was found that women who experienced frequent vaginal orgasms, were likelier to reach climax with well endowed men.

8. There is a hands-free vibrator that can help women orgasm

Eva , a new hands-free vibrator promises to make it really easy for women to masturbate. The vibrator works by stimulating a women s clitoris during vaginal penetration thus aiding stimulation. The device has been designed by two women named Alexandra Fine and Janet Lieberman, who describe it as a hands-free, strap-free and non-intrusive .

9. A new device that helps you orgasm while taking a shower

In a new development, a device called 'Water Jet Rabbit Vibrator' has been launched to help you orgasm while you shower. The device can be fitted to your shower, and will propel streams of water straight to the sensitive spots giving you 'tingling' sensations all over.

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