I’m a doctor – here’s why vibrators should be prescribed free of charge to all women 0 73

USING a vibrator is a pleasurable experience.

But now researchers say they could also help women with a myriad of health issues.

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Experts in the US have revealed their benefits could even warrant the devices being prescribed to women free of charge.

The medics said that using a vibrator during masturbation can help a woman reach orgasm faster.

On top of this, it can also help them climax multiple times.

Writing in The Journal of Urology, Dr Alexandra Dubinskaya and her team found evidence to support a host of benefits in women who regularly used a vibrator.

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Experts looked at 21 papers that had analysed the use of sex toys for medical benefits.

They noted that women who used one had improved pelvic floor health, reduced vulva pain and also saw an improvement in overall sexual health.

The team of researchers said some women also saw improvements in incontinence.

However, it’s not clear how long you would have to use the device for, before it resulted in an improvement in health.

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Prior research had established that women who experience regular orgasms with stress reduction have better sexual health.

In conclusion, they said that vibrators should not just be seen as devices for pleasure – but also a therapeutic gadget.

They said female health specialists and doctors alike could benefit from prescribing vibrators to female patients.

“Considering the potential pelvic health benefits of vibrators, their recommendation to women should be included in our pelvic floor dis-order treatment,” Dr Dubinskaya said.

Experts previously said they were trying to ‘educate’ the NHS on why sex toys could be beneficial to women in more ways than one,

Dr David Goldmeier, consultant and lead clinician in sexual function told The Guardian that many toys can stimulate areas that other things cannot.

“Although I imagine there are women who are not dysfunctional and who just like sex toys, for those with a genuine problem such items are enormously important,” he said.

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Experts in the US previously said that there are some medical conditions that result in a decreased blood flow to the clitoritis which means nerve endings don’t respond well.

They said that this could be fixed by the use of a vibrator or sex you.

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My bitter ex told lies to my friends about my ‘small manhood’ after I dumped her 0 40

DEAR DEIDRE: MY ex is so bitter about being dumped that she is spreading nasty rumours around our friendship group – saying I’m rubbish in bed and have a small todger.

She never complained when we were together, but last week she told the girls in our group that being with me was “like kissing a soggy lettuce leaf” and that she “literally didn’t feel a thing when we were having sex” because I’m so small.

My ex is so bitter about being dumped that she is spreading nasty rumours around our friendship group – saying I’m rubbish in bed and have a small todger

I’m 25 and she’s 24. I think part of it is jealousy.

She knows a couple of the other girls fancy me and I think she’s trying to sabotage any chance I have with them.

Not that I’m even planning anything.

She’s so insecure and has a vicious tongue on her.

I’m tempted to let each of her so-called friends know what she really says about them in private.

Even her best friend gets a nasty critique every time she posts anything on Instagram.

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Her top is either too short, or her hair looks like wire, or her laugh is fake . . . it goes on and on.

I don’t regret splitting up with her but this last trick has really infuriated me.

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Your friends will soon see her behaviour for what it is – jealous insecurity.

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DEAR DEIDRE: MY partner said he was on a work trip two months ago, but he had actually got married and been on honeymoon.

Our relationship had become a bit predictable, but we still had regular sex and nice days out with our two young sons.

My partner lied about his work trip – he was really on his HONEYMOON

I’m 32 and he’s 37. Our sons are four and two.

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He said that his wife, who is 27, is absolutely stunning and makes him feel special.

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He told me all this, then marched upstairs and packed his games console and his clothes and drove off out of my life.

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My sons are really missing him and I don’t even know how I feel.

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Surely he can’t just show up when he likes?

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This man sounds selfish and immature, and quite frankly the way he has treated you is emotionally abusive.

It won’t feel like it now, but you really are better off without him.

He is behaving like he still lives in your home, by just turning up unannounced.

Tell him firmly that you would encourage a good relationship between him and your sons but he can only collect them with prior arrangement.

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