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

Mbona damu hutoa harufu ya chuma wakati wa hedhi?

Mbona damu hutoa harufu ya chuma wakati wa hedhi?

Wakati ni wa hedhi/kuvuja, uko pale ukibadilisha padi/sodo, tamponi au menstrual cup unapigwa na harufu tatanishi kutoka katika sehemu zako nyeti . Ni harufu ambayo umeizoea  baadaye unaskia ikinuka kama chuma .la kushangaza,wewe mwenyewe ni mtu safi na mnuko huo […]

Je wanaume wanapaswa kukojoa baada ya ngono?

Je wanaume wanapaswa kukojoa baada ya ngono?

Je wao pia yafaa wakojoe baada ya tendo la ngono? Na hayo yote yana faida yeyote  kwao? Hebu tulizungumzie hili jambo. Ukweli halisi ni kwamba, wanaume hawahitaji kukojoa baada ya tendo la ngono. Sababu kuu ni kuwa wanaume wana urethra/mrija […]

Is it normal for the penis to hang sideways?

Is it normal for the penis to hang sideways?

It’s not unusual for a penis to hang slightly to one side rather than perfectly straight when flaccid and slightly when erect. The extent of this positioning can vary from person to person. Factors such as genetics, natural asymmetry in […]

Are erections in little boys normal?

Are erections in little boys normal?

A small boy can experience his first erection as early as when he is a newborn. Yes, you heard me right! There’s no need to fear, even though what you see can initially seem a little frightening. That’s quite normal […]

Can penis shrinkage be reversed?

Can penis shrinkage be reversed?

Penis shrinkage is a major cause for concern for individuals experiencing it. The shrinkage can be temporary or permanent. Temporary shrinkage can be due to cold weather, certain medications, and lifestyle choices. Permanent shrinkage may occur due to various factors […]

Why your period blood has metallic smell

Why your period blood has metallic smell

Having your period is a natural part of being a menstruating individual, and it’s common for menstrual blood to have a distinct smell. The scent can vary from person to person, ranging from slightly metallic to more pungent, often described […]

Why do I get random erections?

Why do I get random erections?

The first assumption is that one is sexually aroused but this is not always the case. These erections can happen without any sexual arousal or stimulation and often occur during adolescence and adulthood. Random erections, also known as spontaneous erections […]

Should men urinate after sex?

Should men urinate after sex?

Well, the truth is that men do not need to urinate after sex. This is because, unlike women, men’s urethras are longer and this means that there’s little chance for bacteria from the genital area to reach the bladder. During […]

Ladies! here’s why you should pee after sex

Ladies! here’s why you should pee after sex

Urinating after sexual activity is not just a suggestion; it’s a beneficial practice with numerous health advantages. Ideally you should pee as soon as possible. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends peeing within 30 minutes after sex. Here’s […]

Why can’t I get an erection?

Why can’t I get an erection?

While seeking individualized medical advice from a physician was necessary and recommended, having a general understanding of the causes of his problem was helpful. There’s hope for Chris and others who wish to get a solution for their problem. But […]

Why am I spotting between periods?

Why am I spotting between periods?

Spotting between periods is the light, intermittent vaginal bleeding that may occur outside of regular menstrual flow or period. Spotting between periods, known as intermenstrual bleeding, can have various causes, and understanding these factors is crucial for addressing the issue. […]

What is the normal color of semen?

What is the normal color of semen?

The normal and healthy color of semen typically falls within a range of white to light gray, occasionally with a slightly yellowish shade. This variation is considered normal and is influenced by several factors, including the composition of semen, frequency […]

What do morning erections say about my health?

What do morning erections say about my health?

So, what message is your body sending you through morning erections? Here’s what morning erections may signify: 1. Healthy erectile function: Morning erections are a sign that blood flow and nerve function to the penis are intact and functioning well. […]

What does it mean if I don’t get morning erections?

What does it mean if I don’t get morning erections?

Morning erections, also known as morning wood or nocturnal penile tumescence (NPT), are erections that happen in your sleep. Contrary to popular belief, they are not necessarily a result of sexual arousal or dreams. They are a normal and healthy […]

What’s the right age to start periods?

What’s the right age to start periods?

The average age for the onset of menstruation, also known as menarche, typically ranges from 9 to 16 years old, with most girls experiencing their first period around the age of 12. However, it’s essential to recognize that individual variations […]

How weight gain or loss affect periods

How weight gain or loss affect periods

Drastic changes in body weight, often associated with restrictive diets or eating disorders, disrupt hormonal balance. Insufficient body fat can lead to irregular or absent periods, a condition known as amenorrhea. The body interprets extreme weight loss as a threat […]

Maumbo na ukubwa wa mboro au mjulusi

Maumbo na ukubwa wa mboro au mjulusi

Ukiwa haujasimika, uume huwa na urefu wa kati ya sentimita 6 na 13. Iliyosimama kwa kawaida iko mahali Fulani urefu wa kati ya 7 na 17. Uume uliosimama wastani ni kama sentimita 12. Mjulusi mdogo hukua zaidi kwa saizi pindi […]

<strong>Are blood clots during periods normal?</strong>

Are blood clots during periods normal?

It is perfectly normal to pass some blood clots during your period, especially during the heaviest days of your period. This may not happen each time you have your period but it is a common occurrence. These blood clots contain […]

How to use and dispose of pads

How to use and dispose of pads

Link: https://lovemattersafrica.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/01/USE-AND-DISPOSAL-OF-PADS.pdf 2. How to dispose of a pad Link: https://lovemattersafrica.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/01/Dispose-Pads.pdf If you have any questions about menstruation and the use of pads? Talk to us in the comments section and we will respond.

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.

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.