Our Bodies

Every person’s body is different, but there are some basic parts that are the same. Here you can learn about how your body and other people’s bodies work. We will also discuss how they change during puberty and how to take care of your body.

Facts

Why do balls shrink in cold weather?

Why do balls shrink in cold weather?

If you have balls, also known as testicles or testes, you may have noticed that they tend to shrink – or ‘get smaller,’ during cold weather. Well, you are not alone, other testes owners experience it too. But why does this happen? Is it normal?

4 benefits of going commando

4 benefits of going commando

Have you ever gone commando? If not, then you are missing out on comfort and lots of health benefits. To ensure that we are on the same page, ‘going commando’ means not wearing underwear or panties.

What happens when men stop having sex?

What happens when men stop having sex?

We all know that normal hormone levels ensure the penis stays healthy; not having sex for too long could have opposite effects. If you’re a man going through a dry spell or practicing abstinence, you could damage your sex life […]

Groin Hernia: all you need to know

Groin Hernia: all you need to know

Inguinal hernia occurs when muscles weaken in the lower abdomen over time. There are three layers that protect the human intestines in the lower area of the abdomen. The peritoneum is the first membrane followed by the abdominal muscles. The […]

At what age does the penis stop growing?

At what age does the penis stop growing?

If you are a penis owner, penis lover, penis admirer, or penis researcher, chances are that the topic of penis size has crossed your mind. But have you ever asked yourself at what point the penis stops growing?

9 interesting facts about the male G-Spot

9 interesting facts about the male G-Spot

For many men though, the thought of touching or inserting a finger in their rectum is quite appalling but to others, it is among the best ways to achieve optimum sexual pleasure. Men, are you in the first or second […]

6 period blood colors and what they mean

6 period blood colors and what they mean

Sometimes back we conducted a survey with a group of men and women on the level of their awareness of menstruation. Two of the questions that ignored a debate were about how much blood is lost during periods and the […]

Female genital cutting

Female genital cutting

Female circumcision, or cutting, is an age-old tradition. Depending on the tradition, a girl or woman may have part or all of her external genitals removed.

5 hygiene tips for men

5 hygiene tips for men

When you kiss or have sex, it’s nice if you’re clean and smell fresh. Brush your teeth, shower regularly, and wear clean clothes.

Pads and tampons

Pads and tampons

The two most common products to absorb the blood during your period are pads (also called sanitary pads, sanitary towels, sanitary napkins, or maxi pads) and tampons.

Overview: the female body

Overview: the female body

You’ve got sexual organs on the inside as well as the outside. The word ‘vagina’ is often used to describe the genitals, but actually, it’s just one part of them.

Breasts

Breasts

Breasts come in all shapes and sizes. Nipples also vary a lot, both in size and colour.

Ejaculation

Ejaculation

If you get really aroused, you have an orgasm or ‘come’.
When you have an orgasm, you ejaculate – semen comes out of your penis.

Penis shapes and sizes

Penis shapes and sizes

Penises come in all shapes and sizes. And they all look different: straight, curved, long, thick, thin, circumcised, uncircumcised. One is no better than the other.

Overview: the male body

Overview: the male body

The penis is able to get bigger and smaller because it’s made of erectile tissue – inside it’s like a sponge that can fill up with blood.