Skip navigation! Story from Body. They're not exactly sexy. Others might describe orgasms as fireworks or a cresting ocean wave — prettier, sure, but more abstract. Additionally, orgasms feel different to different people, and they can even feel different to the same person at different times.
The Female Climax, Orgasm, and Pleasure | Everyday Health
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But variety really is the spice of life. You wouldn't eat the same three meals every day, nor would you wear the same outfit over and over. Before getting started, it helps to understand what an orgasm actually is. Each climax can feel different in terms of intensity and duration, depending on how and what part of your body is being aroused, she says.
Medically speaking, an orgasm is defined as the changes in the body when there is intense pleasure, causing an increase in pulse rate and blood pressure, explains Dr. Orgasms can also cause spasms of the pelvic muscles that cause contractions in the vagina and contractions of the urethra in penises, she adds. Shepherd explains that thanks to the neurochemicals released during orgasm, an orgasm can feel like a sensual trance and create a state of sexual ecstasy that you can feel both physically and psychologically. There are some physical signals that can clue you in if you're on your way too. When you're aroused, your heart beats faster, your breathing quickens, your nipples become erect, and your genitals become engorged with blood.