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Understanding the Male and Female Orgasm

Understanding the Male and Female Orgasm

There are few processes less understood but more significant than the orgasm. Orgasm can make or break the sexual experience. But even if you’ve had hundreds or thousands of orgasms, you might never have thought much about the process — at least, until you start to have problems.

If you’ve noticed changes in your orgasms, Abraham Woods, MD, is here to help. At the Center for Urology in Altamonte Springs, Florida, Dr. Woods offers the O-shot® for women and the P-shot® for men who are struggling to achieve an enjoyable orgasm. This treatment harnesses your body’s own regenerative power to improve your sexual wellness.

To help you better understand male and female orgasms and your options when they become a problem, let’s dig deeper. 

The male orgasm

An orgasm isn’t a thing that just spontaneously happens in the male body. Instead, it’s a multi-step process

A man’s libido has to drive his sexual desire. Once he’s aroused, his body signals the sex organs, sending the blood required to get and maintain an erection. 

When a man approaches orgasm, he first enters a “plateau” phase. During this part of the process, muscles tense and his heart rate increases. This step usually lasts around a minute or two. 

Even the orgasm itself isn’t a single step. It starts with emission, during which the body deposits semen in the urethra. Finally, he reaches ejaculation, at which point specific muscles contract to release the semen.

After orgasm, muscle tension and blood flow return to normal, and his body enters a recovery period. 

The female orgasm

Similar to men, a woman starts her journey toward orgasm with arousal, during which her body sends more blood flow to her sex organs and genitals. 

From there, the process follows several steps, culminating in the plateau as the body prepares for an orgasm, the orgasm itself, and the resolution afterward as her body returns to its pre-arousal state. 

While female orgasm isn’t necessary for procreation, it’s still an important part of a woman’s sexual wellness. Orgasms boost immune health, cardiovascular health, mood, sleep, and more.

Addressing female and male orgasm problems

If you have issues reaching orgasm, talk to Dr. Woods at the Center for Urology. The O-shot or P-shot can help resolve orgasm problems using your body’s own healing power. 

Specifically, the injections apply platelet-rich plasma (PRP) where it’s needed to address common sexual issues — like dryness in women and erectile dysfunction in men. The O-shot can stimulate the growth of healthier and more sensitive vaginal tissue, and the P-shot helps increase blood flow to your penis, repair damaged cells, and increase sensitivity and pleasure.

The P-shot and O-shot both use platelet-rich plasma that Dr. Woods creates from a small sample of your own blood. That means they leverage your body’s own regenerative capabilities to improve your sexual wellness, giving your body what it needs for a better orgasm.

If you’d like to learn more about the male or female orgasm and what PRP can do to help in that department, call the Center for Urology office Monday through Friday, or book your appointment online anytime.

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