A SEXPERT has revealed that going celibate or having a long spell without sex can end up being a problem for women.
Love guru Nadia Bokody, from Australia, claims that the “blue ball” effect doesn’t just happen to men when they go without climaxing, and women can suffer from “blue walls”.
Love guru Nadia Bokody said women can experience ‘blue walls’ if they go without sex for a long period of timeCredit: Instagram
In her latest column, Nadia said on News.com.au: “As it turns out, blue walls isn’t just a comedic notion shared among sexually frustrated women; it’s science.
“The medical term for it is ‘vasoconstriction’ – which is the narrowing of blood vessels by small muscles in their walls.
“When we’re turned on, blood rushes to the tissues around our genitals, causing them to swell. If we don’t relieve that swelling, things can start to feel … uncomfortable.
“Men know this as blue balls, but for women – because it’s less recognised – that heavy, tender feeling that accompanies extended periods of sexual inactivity can be mistaken for menstrual cramps.
Nadia claims that the “blue ball” effect doesn’t just happen to men when they go without climaxingCredit: Instagram
“And sore genitals aren’t the only physical side effect of a dry spell. Sexlessness can have a profound impact on our mental cognition, immune system and libido.”
Nadia also pointed out other ways a lack of sex can impact you negatively.
She wrote: “While it’s not uncommon for stress to cause a loss of interest in sex, having less sex can also raise stress hormones, making us feel less relaxed and content.
“In fact, a study conducted by researchers at Oregon State University, found couples who have sex before work are more focused and experience better job satisfaction in the 24 hours after nookie.
“People who get off regularly are also less likely to catch a cold or flu, according to research that found couples who had sex at least once a week had higher levels of salivary immunoglobulin A (IgA) than sexless couples.”
Nadia also pointed out other ways a lack of sex can impact you negativelyCredit: NadiaBokody/Instagram
Nadia added that going without sex can be hard for women going through menopause, as inactivity can lead to dryness and pain when you go get intimate once again.
While the topic of “blue walls” may be in its infancy, it has been highlighted by Teresa Hoffman, M.D., an OB/GYN and medical director of Hoffman & Associates.
She told Women’s Health: “If you talk to women, they say it can be uncomfortable.
Nadia added that going without sex can be hard for women going through menopauseCredit: Getty Images – Getty
“You feel kind of full, like there’s a weight in your pelvis that needs to be released.”
So, how can you prevent “blue walls”?
According to Nadia, you should try and get intimate with your partner more frequently, or have more solo fun if you are single.
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