William Masters and Virginia Johnson became famous for the groundbreaking sex research they conducted at Washington University in St. Louis in the s and s—so famous, in fact, that Showtime decided to turn their story into a new drama series, Masters of Sex. Their studies showed that women were capable of multiple orgasms, among other things. These were revolutionary ideas the time, but new research about women and sex has revealed some facts that would shock even Masters and Johnson.
For whatever reason, there's a stigma around older people having sex. Well, world, listen up: Tons of people still have sex after menopause, or at the very least want to know what it would be like if they did. Menopause is marked by 12 straight months without a period , according to Mayo Clinic. It typically starts in a woman's 40s or 50s—in the U. And it doesn't have to kill your sex life. Here, experts discuss exactly what to expect from sex after The Change.
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Chemotherapy, or chemo, is often given through an intravenous IV tube, which sends it through a vein right into the bloodstream. But sometimes the drugs are sent right to the tumor. For cancer of the bladder, for example, the chemo drug is put right into the bladder through a small, soft tube called a catheter. But she may notice some pain if she has sex too soon after treatment.