The Medical Need for
Orgasms in Women
In Short :
By having a clitoral orgasm, a large amount of oxytocin is released. This hormone is not at all essential to conceive, but is needed to regulate hormone levels impaired by stress and/or the menstrual cycle. Oxytocin deficiency enhances stress, obesity and psychotic behavior, impairs cognitive functions and increases breast-cancer risk.
Clitoral orgasms do not serve conception, and are not obtained through sexual intercourse. Clitoral orgasms serve physical health, and pleasure, and are obtained through specific clitoric stimulus. Orgasms enhanced by intense sexual fantasies and a capable and compatible partner, increase oxytocin release the most.
In Detail :
Nature is the most extreme example of efficiency; everything in your body serves a purpose, and so does the clitoris. But did nature accidentally put the clitoris at the wrong side of the vagina entrance ?
Of course not !!!
Sorry guys, but the clitoris is not there to make the woman have an orgasm through being penetrated by the penis. Simply because humans, like practically all mammals (except for sea-mammals and bonobo primates) by nature only do it 'doggy style' ; The shape of the penis is exactly and equally banana-shaped as the vagina, but only if the woman is penetrated from behind. And that way the clitoris is not stimulated at all.
Of course the woman can try having sort of an orgasm by rubbing her clitoris, through riding on top of the man, but that requires deep penetration in a position that does not match the vagina's shape. Such unnatural penetration abuses the bladder, impairs intestine functioning, causing gasses to originate, and makes your tummy swell.
And man can come up with all the G-, H- or super V2-spots in the world, the only spot that can give all women a real orgasm, is the clitoris. And no way the clitoris is stimulated through penetration.
Of course there also are exceptions; like some men for example can climax by touching the feet of a woman, some women can climax through penetration or nipple stimulation.
So what is the natural purpose of the clitoris ?
In the female body hormone levels widely fluctuate, to enable one to become pregnant.
To prevent hormones from causing negative side effects, the female body contains a ''reset-button'' : the clitoris ;
By having a clitoral orgasm, a lot of oxytocine is released. (1) Sexual arousal also increases oxytocin release a bit, but only a real orgasm really does. (2) And the better the orgasm (subjectively), the more oxytocin is secreted. (3)
And what is the purpose of this oxytocin release ?
Oxytocin & Fertility
From the male point of view, sex is equal to sexual intercourse. And from this point of view, female orgasmic oxytocin release must serve conception, improving sperm transport. (4) But the sperm itself already contains all the necessary oxytocin. (5)
Though female oxytocin plays a role in the menstruation cycle (6), and does enhance sexual behavior (7), oxytocin in women is not at all essential to become pregnant. (8) Extra oxytocin in women does not enhance sperm transport, but even decreases pregnancy rate (9).
Oxytocin is a sex hormone like the others ; they all strongly interact. Oxytocin influences LH, FSH, progesterone and estrogen levels through influencing LHRH release. (10) Estrogen increases oxytocin release. (11) Progesterone inhibits estrogen-induced oxytocine receptor production. (12)
So there is no functional connection what so ever between sexual intercourse and female orgasm. And to many women that is not a surprise, because there is no way women in general can obtain orgasm through being penetrated.
But what is the physical purpose of female orgasm then ?
Oxytocin is a multifunctional hormone. In pregnant women oxytocin is required for delivery contractions, and after delivery, oxytocin is essential in lactation (13). But also in women not pregnant or lactating, oxytocin is always essential. Like other sex-hormones (such as estrogen and progesterone) the body always composes and secretes some oxytocin, to influence different processes. Whenever the uterus contracts, like it does when you are having your period, oxytocin is secreted. (14)
by having a clitoral orgasm, much more oxytocin is secreted. And these higher oxytocin levels are essential to reset the body. Like you need a compass sailing at open sea ; every once and a while you have to check the compass, and adjust your course. Without orgasms, your ship may sail way off course, causing a bacterial infection, a physically caused lack of interest, obesity, nervous breakdowns, psychotic behavior or even breast cancer ;
stress ; Stress increases ACTH- and prolactin release. (15) Oxytocin de-stresses (16), through regulating prolactin- (17) and ACTH-levels. (18) Clitoral orgasms diminish stress. Now you know why you fall asleep after great sex.
cancer ; Stress increases prolactin secretion. (19) And excessive prolactin can enhance breast cancer (20), brain tumors (21) and leukemia (22). Oxytocin regulates prolactin secretion. Orgasms therefore decrease cancer risk.
Oxytocin increases dopamine level (23). Dopamine is known to inhibit excessive prolactin secretion. Like stress, progesterone increases prolactin level too. (24)
obesity ; Oxytocin also regulates appetite, through receptors in the brain. (25) Oxytocin inhibits appetite (26) to prevent obesity.
You know when you se a woman all of a sudden looking fab ? How many times have you heard this one : “Oh, I have a new boyfriend and we have lots of great sex ? But you think “Bitch, you just went on a diet”. Well sorry to bust your bubble, but it’s the sex, the orgasms and the oxytocine !!!!
bacteria ; Oxytocin is a natural antibiotic, attacking hostile bacteria, decreasing susceptibility to uterine infection (27).
behavior ; Oxytocin is anti-psychotic ; oxytocin plays an important role in the regulation of normal cognitive functions and behaviors, which are disturbed in schizophrenia. (28) Some forms of obsessive-compulsive disorder are also related to oxytocin dysfunction. (29)
Oxytocin also gives you fighting spirit. (9)
memory ; Oxytocin plays a key role in meltdown of prior learning in preparation for new learning (30), like new books in a library have to be catalogued and shelved.
Orgasms keep you inquisitive and investigative ; ready and hungry for new input.
How dare many European governments passively allow illegal clitoric circumcision ?
How could they ever say that they don't really know the physical purpose of female orgasm ?
How could they ever say female orgasm serves conception ?
How could they ?!
Because it is not in the interest of man that female orgasms serve women's health and pleasure, instead of copulation. And also because this way women need great orgasms, requiring a partner with a 'female' point of view.
The lust for a clitoral orgasm originates from the physical necessity for 'being reset hormonally'. Like the lust for consuming fruit originates from the physical necessity to obtain sufficient glucose, when glucose level is low. The better the orgasm, the more oxytocin is released. And like you need glucose in your blood to live, you need great orgasms to be in good health.
A perfect orgasm can only be obtained from total relaxation. Sitting on top of the man is not relaxing ; you need to use your muscles and your intestines are troubled by the unnatural penetration. To obtain a perfect orgasm you need to lie down and relax, to enable orgasmic contraction of as many muscles, instead of muscle contractions enforced by your conscious mind.
For a perfect orgasm you need your imagination, and your fingers or a toy / showerhead, or you need a partner who loves to go down on you, or who can tell you your fantasies, while playing with your clitoris using her / his magic fingers.
Remember : The hormonally perfect orgasm is determined subjectively ; not just by having sufficient physical satisfaction, but by the right clitoral stimulus accompanied with the most sexually arousing thought in your mind, or displayed in front of you.
Without great orgasms, you will become unhappy physically, and eventually emotionally unhappy too.
Serotonine makes you happy. (Prozac is based on the action of serotonine) Oxytocin influences progesterone and estrogen levels through influencing LHRH release. (10) And both progesterone and estrogen influence serotonine-receptor activity. (31) You also need sufficient undamaged cholesterol to be able to compose progesterone and estrogen. (see site17)
The perfect partner really, really loves to go down on you, and shares your deepest sexual fantasies. You don't need a partner checking his watch while you are 'working' on your orgasm, trading your orgasm for his. You need a partner sexually aroused by the thought of you climaxing on that particular fantas(y)(ies), or in that particular situation(s). You don't just need that in a healthy relationship, but also to maintain good physical health.
Sexual chemistry means sharing the same sexual preferences. You may love somebody endlessly for years without sharing sexual preferences / fantasies ; that will not at all give you perfect orgasms. And you might get incredible orgasms from somebody you just met, simply because you're sexually compatible.
If your partner is not your perfect partner sexually, you either didn't open up about sexual fantasies yet, or he / she will never ever be your perfect sex-partner. Knowing someone longer will not change your-, or your partner's sexual preference.
Because you need great orgasms for almost the rest of your life, you either need to give these to yourself, or you have to find yourself a perfect sex-partner.
To find a perfect sex-partner, you need to be very aware of your own sexual preferences. If not, you will be 'sending the wrong signals', and you will not be able to identify who's perfect for you.
Why are so little men good sex-partners ?
Because a minimum 60% of men doesn't like to go down on women.
Because their approach is fundamentally different ;
Sex ; The Difference
The need for sex in women fundamentally differs from men ;
Women can be sexually aroused by either the lust for orgasm or the lust for sexual intercourse, or both. In general, women much more lust for orgasm, than for being penetrated.
The lust for orgasm originates from the physical need to be reset. And to obtain an orgasm, mostly feelings of total relaxation and comfort are essential. Cuddling increases oxytocin release, stimulating sexual arousal in women. Just as cannabis / marijuana is sexually arousing in women too, and helps to de-stress and open up your mind to fantasies that may be 'politically incorrect' to yourself.
Beware : excessive hallucinogen use may cause psychosis. Marijuana use also decreases both prolactin- and GH level (32) ; while GH increases transformation of body-fat into available energy. Marijuana therefore is advantageous to those having trouble to maintain bodyweight, like AIDS infected.
The lust for copulation originates from the need to reproduce. But since women do not obtain orgasm through being penetrated, the instinctive 'need' to reproduce is often translated into a 'rape'-fantasy, in which the woman mostly is only 'raped' by the man of her choice, and when and how she wishes.
And sometimes women just want to cuddle, because there is no physical need for excessive oxytocin (too much oxytocin is bad too) and there is no lust for being penetrated either.
By nature, a man's territory is as big as the number of women he copulates with. Both the need to expand his territory and the need to reproduce are translated into the lust to copulate with as many fertile women as possible. In general men are immediately sexually aroused and ready to penetrate when there is an opportunity to have sex with a fertile woman. To men, sex naturally is penetration and ejaculation. Nothing more, nothing less.
The male sex-drive is based on aggression, to stimulate conquest, and if necessary resulting in raping the woman. A resisting female mostly enhances male arousal. Males therefore, are bigger and stronger, to be able to enforce sexual intercourse.
Potentially, all men are rapists.
All together, male lust to copulate is much stronger than the female lust for being penetrated.
But isn't it weird that man and woman do not share the same purpose in sex ?
It is only weird when considering one-on-one relationships to be normal ;
Marriage is Unnatural
In nature, males are designed to produce as much offspring, and to mate with as many different fertile females as possible. And we do not need to tell you this is still true for humans today ; men are dogs, and nobody can deny.
In nature, there are different methods to prevent overpopulation and abuse due to man’s sexual needs.
In monogamous living animals, females are about equally big and strong as males, to prevent males from dominating females, and little offspring is born. Some animals live solitary, and they only meet when the female is in heat. In other animals the females live together in groups, protecting each other against sex-aggressive individuals.
Humans generally do not live solitary.
Humans are not monogamous animals either ; man is physically stronger than woman, enabling him to dominate, and enforce sex whenever he wishes. To prevent overpopulation and abuse, by nature, humans do not live one-on-one.
Of course, you might say in our current society man cannot enforce sex anymore, for the woman is protected by law. True, but we can’t deny our heritage : it’s in our genes. Living monogamously, there always is, and always will be a sex-conflict ;
Woman needs her orgasms to reset her body, but does not want to be penetrated that much. And man is programmed to expand his territory ; to have sex with other women.
In our current society, woman allows her man to copulate with her more than she desires, to prevent her man from having sex with other women. But even that doesn't work, because by nature, man still is designed to expand his territory, through having sex with other fertile women.
By nature, human males live solitary, or in very small groups. Only the most powerful male then owns the right to impregnate women, who are living together in larger groups, like elephants and lions do. In females living together, the females protect each other against every sex-aggressive individual, and the most dominant male keeps away all his competitors. Like gorillas do.
Living in groups, women can have all the cuddling and grooming and clitoric orgasms they want ; as long as there have been women, they knew how to sexually satisfy themselves. Not until the seventies in the last century, women hardly ever were sexually satisfied by men. And if the women need to copulate, that one dominant, fertile, strong man is there. Living in groups, women do compete about ranking, but not about men, since that one man can copulate with all the females that are willing.
Most men didn't and don't like this natural formula of course, having no chance on sex or offspring. When man learned to communicate more distinctively, women were divided amongst all men. To ensure sex and offspring for every man, this was later institutionalized in marriage.
Men like to have sex with every attractive female they meet. Women only need one man, but he better be the most powerful, rich, handsome, intelligent and/or strongest of all ; if not, every setback in life is to blame on him not being powerful enough. We can't really live with (one on one), nor without each other.
one on one,
woman is designed
to sexually submit
,and because one on one
man dominates earth.
Passion & The Pill
Long-term oral contraceptive use down-regulates oxytocin receptors (33), requiring more oxytocin. Logically, oxytocin levels in women on oral contraceptives are constantly higher. (34) Because more oxytocin is required to have the same effect, long-term contraceptive use levels your sex-drive and blocks incidental passionate sexual arousal.
Oxytocin & Food
Besides ACTH- and prolactin, stress also increases beta-endorphin release. (14) Because by increasing beta-endorphin release (and by increasing noradrenalin release (35)) more oxytocin is released, to fight the stress. But if endorphin receptors are blocked, they cannot receive the message from endorphin to increase oxytocin release. (36)
These endorphin receptors can be occupied by substances that look like endorphin, but are slightly different, like opioid peptides from wheat- and dairy products. (see 2/zombie) Therefore, opioid peptides (like morphine (37) and heroine (38), but not cannabis / marijuana, acting through different (cannabinoid-) receptors) inhibit oxytocin secretion, and diminish libido.
In addition to the opioid peptides in wheat- and milk products, there are more foods containing substances that do influence oxytocin metabolism. By preparing food, new substances originate, like beta-carbolines for example. (see 13/cooking)
The more the food is heated, and the more protein it contains, the more beta-carbolines originate. These beta-carbolines can directly impair oxytocin metabolism (see site16) and cause and enhance physical stress. (see http://www.18.waisays.com/ADHD.htme site14) Beta-carbolines can also impair oxytocin metabolism directly. (see site16)
Therefore, consuming wheat- and dairy products and consuming prepared proteinous food (prepared meat, -fish, -soy, -beans) can decrease your sex life, by inhibiting libido.
Protein consumption has increased for over 50 years, and nowadays our food is heated more than once (like in microwave-food). No wonder giving birth has become so much more painful and complicated ; giving birth naturally and smoothly requires optimum oxytocin metabolism.
Anti-depressants also inhibit oxytocin release, orgasm and sexual desire through blocking serotonine decomposition. (39)
To prevent obesity, constipation, cancer, diabetes, osteoporosis, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, apathy, physical stress, depressions, insomnia and vascular diseases (see index) and increase libido as well, consume as much fruits, avocado, sashimi and raw brazil nuts (see 2/brainfood). And whatever they say about oysters ; consuming oysters certainly doesn't increase female libido.
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(1) Carmichael, M.S. et al, Plasma oxytocin increases in the human sexual response. J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab. 1987 / 64 (1) / 27-31.