Vibrators and Vaginismus

Besides starting with a V, most people would probably say that vibrators and vaginismus really have nothing to do with each other. But I’m here to tell you otherwise. Usually when we think of vibrators, we think of the models that go inside a vagina and, as a result, we don’t usually think of them …

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Vibrating, the Smart Way

Have you heard of “Femtech”?  If not, listen up.  Femtech involves the use of digital health to motivate patients to access and use applications for managing women’s health issues.  It is hailed as the next big phenomenon in the women’s health market, projected to reach a $50 billion valuation by 2050.  As such, many women-led …

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Vibrators for the Holidays

Holiday shopping can be both fun, and stressful at the same time.  Many people want to get just “the right gift,” or making sure that the person will be surprised at the uniqueness of their gift.  So how about a vibrator?  There are literally hundreds of vibrators on the market, and numerous websites selling them …

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How many women use vibrators?

“More than half of 2,056 women, aged 18 to 60, used a vibrator either during masturbation or intercourse, says Debby Herbenick, PhD, MPH, associate director of the Center for Sexual Health Promotion at Indiana University, Bloomington, who led the survey.” If more than half of all women use vibrators, why is there still such a …

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Teaching about vibrators.

One of the parts of my job that I think is the most fun is teaching women about vibrators. As part of our treatment protocol, particularly for women who are having difficulty having orgasms, we introduce women to vibrators. Many women have tried one or two over the course of their lives. Some women try …

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Vibrators and men? You bet!

An article published in the Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy (“Vibrator Use Among Heterosexual Men Varies by Partnership Status: Results From a Nationally Representative Study in the United States”), states that 44% of heterosexual men have used a vibrator at some point in their lives. In most cases they’ve used it with a partner, …

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Why vibrators are like bras.

Sometimes I think I must be living in a cocoon. In my world, sex toys, vibrators in particular, are totally accepted. They are not shocking at all — kind of like up there with a bra. For example, you probably wouldn’t yell out at a cocktail party: “Oh yes, and this morning I bought this …

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