Masturbation Death Grip Syndrome (DGS)

What is Death Grip Masturbation? Retarded or delayed ejaculation (RE) is one of the least common, understood, and researched subsets of all male ejaculation disorders. The American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV-TR) defines RE as “the persistent or recurrent delay in, or absence of orgasm after a normal sexual excitement…

Vaginismus

What is Vaginismus? Vaginismus is medically defined as involuntary spasms of the pubococcygeus (PC) muscles, the muscles which surround the vaginal canal. Vaginismus is a physical disorder that can stem from psychological or physiological factors. On average, one in every 500 women will experience vaginismus. However, the true number of females with vaginismus is estimated to be higher because many females never report their…

Jelqing

Allegedly, jelqing is a technique for penis enlargement that has recently become more popular with the rise of online blogs and how-to videos. However, due to the lack of reputable scientific research on the technique, we cannot recommend the technique or condone the effectiveness of jelqing. Nonetheless, we have provided some information regarding our understanding…

Queefing Demystified

Most people have probably heard about or experienced the fart-like noise that can occur while having sex, commonly known as a “queef,” “vart,” “pussy fart,” or “fanny fart,” among other names. These names can be, and often are, very misleading. A queef is simply an expulsion of air from the vagina. It is usually odorless because…

Phimosis and Paraphimosis

What is Phimosis? Phimosis is a medical condition in which a male is unable to retract the foreskin covering the head of the penis.1 Phimosis is classified into two separate conditions: pathological phimosis and physiological phimosis. We will elaborate on their differences later on. Being able to differentiate between the conditions is crucial as they differ…

Penis Enlargement

Many males are concerned with the size of their penis. Masculinity and power have been associated with the size of a man’s penis for thousands of years.3 In Ancient Egypt, Min, the god of virility (manliness) was represented as a man with a large, erect penis. Priapus, the Ancient Greek fertility god, was depicted in…