How can I improve my ability to orgasm?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
The better you know your body, the better your chance of having a fulfilling sex life. However, women after age 40 often suffer the same problem they did at age 20: They obsess over finding the G-spot. But the G-spot is hardly the only road to sexual nirvana. Female orgasms can happen in a variety of ways including stimulation of the clitoris, vaginal stimulation, or a combination of both. 

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Many people experience trouble having an orgasm at some point in their lives, but there are many ways you can improve your ability to orgasm. An important part of being able to orgasm is knowing what feels good to you, so take some time to get to know your body. Many women require clitoral stimulation - not just vaginal intercourse - to have an orgasm, and certain sex positions may feel better than others. Experiment with a variety of positions and techniques to find out what works best for you. Also, relationship problems can play a huge role in problems orgasming. Having a close relationship with your partner can help improve your ability to orgasm, so if necessary, seek couples' counseling or sex therapy to help your sex life. Other factors like stress, anxiety, and fatigue may affect your ability to orgasm, so improve your ability by getting enough rest and reducing your stress levels.

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