5 Amazing Facts About the Vagina
The vagina can be a captivating piece of human anatomy. It is a giver of life and pleasure. It is also one of the highest maintenance parts of the human body. Whether you have one or not, the power of the vagina cannot be questioned.
1. The Vagina Can Hold a Lot
Everyone knows the vagina is a pretty resilient body part. A baby can come out and in almost no time at all it’s back to it’s former glory and you’d hardly be the wiser. But did you realize that when put to the task, a lot of stuff
can be jammed in there? In one case a woman was found to be carrying 54 bags of heroin, 31 empty bags, 8 pills and $51.22 in cash in her vagina. Yes apparently even change.
In one case a woman was found to be carrying 54 bags of heroin, 31 empty bags, 8 pills and $51.22 in cash in her vagina. Yes apparently even change.
Other reports have noted that items such as cell phones and even loaded revolvers have been found smuggled in vaginas. We humans are an ingenious bunch.
2. Vaginas Are Strong. Very Strong.
You have probably heard of Kegels, the exercises designed for your pelvic area. These exercises can help tighten and maintain muscles that support your bladder, uterus and rectum. But you likely didn’t know that Vaginal Weightlifting is a thing. Yes, you read that correctly. There is a Russian gymnast that has been exercising her vaginal muscles for many years and now has the Guinness Book record for lifting 14 kilos (over 30 pounds) with just her vaginal muscles. She now teaches her method to women all over the world both from training classes and dvd’s you can purchase from her website.
3. The Vagina can Fall out
Ok, this sounds downright terrifying. The stuff of nightmares. But it is true, the vagina can actually fall out of your body. Without going into graphic medical explanations and lingo, the condition is called Pelvic Organ Prolapse or Complete Uterine Prolapse. The really amazing thing about this already amazing fact? At least 50% of women will suffer from pelvic prolapse to one degree or another after pregnancy. Chances are, most of these cases won’t be as severe but you get the idea.
4. The Vagina is like a Balloon
If you have ever pushed out a ten pound baby, you probably already know how elastic the vagina is. But did you know that the vagina can double in size when aroused? In a normal state the vagina is 3 to 4 inches long but can increase in size to 8 inches or more when sexually aroused.
In a normal state the vagina is 3 to 4 inches long but can increase 200% or more in size
So worry not if your partner is above average in size; the vagina is equipped to take most packages, small or large. And even better than a balloon, the vagina will naturally shrink back to it’s normal size after sex.
5. Vaginal Intercourse is Healthy
We all know that sex is fun, but did you know it is also very healthy? Studies have shown that vaginal intercourse can
- Lower risk of stroke and heart disease
- Help you sleep
- Reduce chances of breast cancer
- Relieve menstrual cramps
- Lower stress levels