female orgasm

Three theories explore why women who use cannabis regularly are twice as likely to orgasm

By |2022-04-22T08:33:10+00:00April 22nd, 2022|Cannabis, Female Orgasm, Female Orgasm, Female Orgasm Research, Orgasm|

The Orgasm Project's abstract titled, Three Theories Explore Why Women Who Use Cannabis Regularly are Twice as Likely to Orgasm, was accepted to present at the Cannabis Clinical Outcomes Research Conference, May 19-20, in Orlando, Florida. The research will be presented by Suzanne Mulvehill, Clinical Sexologist and Executive Director of The Orgasm Project and Dr.

Female Orgasm Research Online Library: Integrating Science into the Mainstream

By |2022-04-14T09:37:59+00:00April 14th, 2022|Female Orgasm, Female Orgasmic Disorder, Female Sexuality, Uncategorized|

The Orgasm Project created an online female orgasm research library to offer one portal of female orgasm research, books and media. We will continue to build our online female orgasm research library. As The Orgasm Project's Executive Director, I read more than 900 female orgasm research papers, books and media articles for my dissertation and

Dr. Osmo Kontula joins The Orgasm Project’s Board of Directors

By |2022-04-12T14:22:10+00:00April 12th, 2022|Female Orgasm, Female Orgasm Research|

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Osmo Kontula has joined The Orgasm Project's Board of Directors. Dr. Kontula is one of the leading female orgasm researchers. For more than 30 years, Dr. Kontula has served as a research professor specializing in sexology and sexual science and is the author of numerous books, journal articles

Women’s Orgasm: Why they are so fascinating

By |2022-03-23T10:19:40+00:00March 23rd, 2022|Female Orgasm|

Recent research reveals some unique qualities of female orgasm. Researchers looked at past studies and reports of men and women who experienced peri-orgasmic phenomena, defined as an unusual physical or psychological symptom experienced in response to orgasm. They unearthed reports of people crying, hallucinating, getting headaches and even experiencing orgasmic sensations in one foot. The

Three Reasons Why Meditation Helps Women Orgasm

By |2022-03-22T08:51:17+00:00March 22nd, 2022|Altered State of Consciousness, Female Orgasm, Meditation, Meditation|

Studies show that women who meditate are more likely to report experiencing orgasm than women who do not (Dascalu & Brotto, 2017).  This is a significant finding as it means that meditation can be a pathway to female orgasm and can help women answer the question, "why can't I orgasm?" The body of research shows

Cannabis Medicine, Trauma and Female Orgasmic Disorder

By |2021-08-18T11:49:42+00:00August 18th, 2021|Cannabis, Female Orgasm, Female Orgasmic Disorder, Pleasure, Trauma, Uncategorized|

This article highlights some key facts about where trauma is stored in the body, what the effects of trauma are in the body and how cannabis medicine can facilitate trauma's healing with skillful intentional use. The entire article is a good read. It is copied below. Psychedelic Cannabis: Using the Plant for Healing Trauma MAY

10 Characteristics of Women with Expanded Sexual Response

By |2021-03-21T11:09:06+00:00March 21st, 2021|Absorbed State, Altered State of Consciousness, Expanded Sexual Response, Female Orgasm, Female Sexuality, Orgasm|

Below are 10 characteristics of women who experience what is known as Expanded Sexual Response (ESR). Expanded sexual response is defined as being able to attain long lasting and/or prolonged and/or multiple and/or sustained and/or status orgasmus that last longer and are more intense than the classical orgasm patterns defined in the literature. The research

“Think” your way to Orgasm

By |2020-12-27T13:35:54+00:00December 27th, 2020|Female Orgasm, Female Orgasm, Orgasm|

Studies show that women can "think" their way to orgasm. In other words, have 'mental' orgasms without touching their genitals.  The physiological responses of blood pressure, heart rate, and the dilation of the pupils as well as the insensitivity to pain during orgasm were measured in women who think their way to orgasm.  The results

Orgasmic Anhedonia Needs to be in Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM)

By |2020-12-15T12:42:53+00:00December 15th, 2020|Delayed Ejaculation, Female Orgasm, Female Orgasmic Disorder, Orgasmic Anhedonia, Pleasure Dissociative Orgasmic Disorder|

A few weeks ago, I posted on Facebook about how the term, Male Orgasmic Disorder, was changed in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th edition, to "Delayed Ejaculation".  I have a different perspective now that I conducted more research. I read several studies recently where this change was a disservice to men. 

Why do some women have difficulty orgasming?

By |2020-12-09T14:04:19+00:00December 9th, 2020|Cannabis, Female Orgasm, Female Orgasm, Pleasure|

While there are many reasons, this article addresses the brain, anxiety and trauma and how they affect orgasm. Below is an excerpt from a study that jumped out at me and I will explain why. “The circuit between the amygdala and the frontal cortex has been shown to be stronger in individuals with certain types

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