9 Amazing Things You Didn’t Know About Your Vagina
Do you know your vagina well? For sure, you will say yes. After all, what else do you need to know about it, right? For your information, there is more to your vagina than you think. For better and more satisfying sexual health, here are 9 of the amazing things that you need to know about your vagina.
Your menstrual blood can be useful for patients suffering from heart failure.
The safety of stem cells to treat congestive heart failure patients is currently being tested. This is done by extracting stem cells from blood then grown in culture to generate muscle cells of the heart.
When you are aroused, the vagina doubles in size.
When women are turned on, their vagina can vary in different shapes and sizes. This is because due to the phenomenon called tenting which causes the upper 2/3rd portion of the vagina to expand. This occurs to allow the sperm to move up to the cervix. In short, to facilitate conception.
Your vagina is naturally acidic.
Your vagina has a pH of about 4.5 while the semen has a pH of around 8 and is considered to be basic. Because of this, the semen can neutralize your vagina upon penetration and allow sperm cells to survive. However, too much sex can disrupt the vagina’s pH level which may lead to infections.
Your clitoris has thousands of nerves.
The clitoris is designed for just one specific function: to give you sexual pleasure. To do that, it has to be sensitive and it actually is, thanks to its 8000 nerve endings. In fact, it has more nerves per millimeter than any other organs in your body.
There are more than one G-spot.
Surprise, surprise! There is also what other sex health experts call the A-spot. You can find it a few inches above the famous G-spot, located on the belly button side of your vaginal wall.
With a stronger vagina, you can experience better orgasms.
To strengthen your pelvic floor muscles, you should perform vaginal squeezes or kegel exercises. This can help with ejaculation as you orgasm. The stronger your pelvic floor muscles are, the better sexual responses and female ejaculations you will experience.
Your vagina can clamp down your partner’s penis.
The phenomenon called penis captivus happen during intercourse wherein the vagina clamps down on the penis with the intensity that will make it impossible for your partner to withdraw his penis from the vagina. Although it is considered to be a rare experience, it does happen.
The opening of your uterus is too small for anything to pass through it.
Before you hit puberty, the opening of the uterus is only 3.5 cm long and 1 cm thick. After puberty, it is 7.6 cm long, 4.5 cm wide and 3.0 cm thick. But it does expand when you give birth.
Vaginas are self-cleaning.
With its natural discharge or secretions, your vagina has the ability clean itself.