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The Biggest Myth About The Vagina Busted – And The Best Position For Female Orgasms



IF you thought you already knew everything you need to know about the female anatomy, think again.

There’s a lot you probably didn’t know – and fellas, it could improve your game in the bedroom.

Getty – Contributor The clitoris goes further into a woman’s pelvis that first thought and is related to the G-spot

Two medical academics, Dr Nina Brochmann and Ellen Støkken Dahl, have set out to challenge facts about vaginas and their function in their new book The Wonder Down Under.

Everything you ever wanted to know about sex and the vagina is answered in the book – including how the clitoris works.

The clitoris is a cluster of thousands of nerve endings that cause intense sexual pleasure for a woman.

But, contrary to what was always thought, it is actually actually bigger than the raisin-sized nodule on the outside of a woman’s genitals.

YouTube / TED Dr Nina Brochmann and Ellen Støkken Dahl have set out to challenge facts about vaginas and their function in their new book The Wonder Down Under

“One new hypothesis is that the G-spot is not a separate physical thing at all, but simply a deep-lying inner part of the clitoris that’s stimulated during sex,” Dr Nina and Ellen wrote for Femail.

“We’ve been brought up to believe the clitoris, the site of all female sexual pleasure, is roughly the size of a raisin.

“But the truth is this little button is just the tip of an iceberg, a small part of a large and extraordinarily sensitive organ that extends deep into a woman’s pelvis.”

And their knowledge doesn’t end there.

The book also reveals the best sex position for a female orgasm

Based on their findings on the clitoris they’ve come up with the ultimate sex tip to help you reach peak sexual pleasure every time – the CAT position.

Coital sexual alignment (CAT) takes missionary position from boring to “oh my” by changing two simple things.

Instead of resting on his hands your partner should rest on his forearms and keep his body touching yours.

Then, instead of thrusting he should slide his body up and down yours.

Dr Nina and Ellen have also busted the myth that the Pill can make you fat, suggesting that the real reason women put on weight when they start taking the contraceptive is because they have settled into a relationship.


Red Wine Health Benefits – Is A Glass Or Two A Day Really Good For You, Does It Contain Iron And Should I Drink It Before Bed?




FOR some, a glass of red wine is the ultimate tipple, and it shows no signs of losing popularity, as there have been numerous scientists gushing that the drink may actually carry health benefits.

But what are those benefits, and is it true? Here’s the lowdown.

Getty – Contributor Red wine is full of antioxidants that can prevent certain illnesses

Is a glass or two a day really good for you?

Obviously, everyone is aware that excess binge drinking is damaging to your health.

However, a small quantity of red wine has actually found to have health benefits, such as decreasing the risk of heart disease, diabetes and stroke, due to its antioxidants.

Recent research in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry has also indicated that the drink contains compound known as polyphenols that fight tooth decay and gum disease.

Also, researchers at the Harvard Medical School found that resveratrol in wine activates a protein that acts as an anti-aging agent, improving your life span.

Getty – Contributor Enjoying a glass or two in moderation can actually carry health benefits

Does it contain iron?

Iron is important to incorporate in a healthy diet, and is normally found in red meat, pulses, and vegetables.

Red wine contains tannins, which inhabit your body’s ability to absorb iron, so if you’re wanting to boost your intake, avoid pairing it iron rich foods.

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Beauty Therapist Warns Ingredient Found In Radox Muscle Soak ‘could Induce Early Labour’




A BEAUTY therapist is warning pregnant women to avoid using a popular brand of bath soap because it contains ingredients that could trigger early labour.

Hayley Wright claims Radox muscle soak contains an essential oil called clary sage, which is believed to increase childbirth hormone,oxytocin, in the body.

An ingredient found in Radox muscle soak is believed to induce labour

But the products makers, Unilever, insist the bath soak is safe for use and is “thoroughly assessed to ensure they meet our high quality and safety standards” before being sold.

Oxytocin is a hormone produced naturally by the brain that plays a role in pain relief, childbirth and breastfeeding.

It is the hormone that helps trigger labour and speeds up contractions.

But there is no scientific evidence that clary sage stimulates oxytocin and therefore induces labour.

Getty – Contributor Clary sage, found in the muscle soak, is thought to increase oxytocin levels in the body, which can induce labour

Hayley posted the warning on her Facebook page, saying: “Clary Sage is an excellent pain killer but it should never be used during pregnancy especially during the first and second trimesters as it actually has the power to induce labour.

“There is not one warning label on this bottle that says ‘do not use during pregnancy’.

“I am going to report this to the company but in the mean time I’d appreciate people passing on this message to any pregnant ladies out there as this could cause some serious problems during pregnancy.”

Hayley added that she was not claiming the muscle soak alone would trigger early labour, just that it was something pregnant women should be aware of.

Not known, clear with picture desk Clary sage is an essential oil that is believed to induce labour, but there is no scientific evidence to suggest it works

A description of the bath soak on the products website says “aching muscles find relief in the enlivening mix of clary sage and sea minerals”.

Clary sage is an essential oil that is believed to have antiseptic, pain relieving properties.

It is commonly used as a natural remedy for inducing labour and also aiding the respiratory, muscular and uterine systems while a woman is giving birth.

Several websites suggest that clary sage can be used to induce labour through inhaling the essential oil either in a bowl of steaming water or sniffing it on cotton pads.

But it is not a recognised medical treatment and, as with all natural therapies, it should be treated with caution as it has not undergone the same scientific testing medicinal treatments have to undergo.

There are some scientific studies that acknowledge that clary sage has been linked to increasing levels of oxytocin in the body.

Getty – Contributor Oxytocin is a hormone produced naturally by the brain that helps trigger labour and contractions

But they all conclude that there is no evidence to suggest it triggers labour.

And Dr Sarah Jarvis, GP and clinical director of, agrees that the essential oil is highly unlikely to induce labour.

“Theoretically, it may increase oxytocin and stimulate contractions,” she told The Sun Online.

“But the studies are extremely limited and I certainly won’t be recommending it to my patients as a way to induce labour.”

Dr Jarvis said the muscle soak was unlikely to pose any risk to mums-to-be.

“If you wanted to be 100 per cent safe then it is probably worth avoiding,” she added.

Dr Jarvis said the theory behind clary sage inducing labour is that it might increase oxytocin levels in the body – the hormone that triggers childbirth.

“Oxytocin is produced during labour, or for induction of labour, and basically it increase contractions,” she said.

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Essential Oils In Soaps And Shampoos Could Be Giving You Man Boobs




BOYS, listen up – essential oils found in soaps and shampoos could be giving you man boobs.

Lavender oil and tea tree oil have hormone disrupting chemicals that mimic oestrogen and block testosterone, new research suggests.

Getty – Contributor Essential oils found in soaps and shampoos could be giving you man boobs

The oils are popular in different soaps, shampoos, lotions, hair styling products, cologne and laundry detergents.

They are also used in aromatherapy and alternative treatments including tea tree oil for acne or lavender oil for sleep problems.

But while they might smell nice it could be giving men an unwanted side effect – moobs.

Researchers at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, part of the National Institutes of Health, looked at eight chemicals found in lavender and tea tree oil and found all of them promoted the production of oestrogen and inhibiting testosterone.

Getty – Contributor High levels of oestrogen in the body can give you man boobs

Lead investigator J. Tyler Ramsey said: “Our society deems essential oils as safe.

“However, they possess a diverse amount of chemicals and should be used with caution because some of these chemicals are potential endocrine disruptors.”

He suggested the chemicals found in the oils were consistent with hormonal changes that could stimulate the growth of breasts in men.

“Lavender oil and tea tree oil pose potential environmental health concerns and should be investigated further,” he added.

Getty – Contributor The oils are popular in different soaps, shampoos, lotions, hair styling products, cologne and laundry detergents

But it is not just lavender and tea tree oil that contain hormone-disrupting chemicals.

Ramsey believes as many as 65 other oils could contain the chemicals, which requires further investigation.

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So you best check the ingredients of your soaps and shampoos before using them, boys.

Man boobs, or “moobs”, are usually caused by a medical condition called gynecomastia.

It can be caused by a hormone imbalance or a build up of fatty tissue around the breast area.

The most common hormone imbalance that causes moobs is too much oestrogen.

Getty – Contributor High levels of oestrogen in a man’s body can also lead to erectile dysfunction

High levels of oestrogen in men can also lead to a reduced sex drive and impotence.

That’s because the hormone starts to outweigh testosterone, the male sex hormone.

Testosterone is responsible for a man’s libido, muscle mass, sperm production and keeps the tissue in the penis in working order.

Men with low testosterone levels often experience erectile dysfunction, which can also lead to a range of other illnesses including depression and anxiety.

A healthy balance of oestrogen and testosterone levels in the body is required for a man to get and maintain an erection.

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