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18 Feb 2003

cramps interfering with orgasm
when my partner and i have sex i have a big problem with climaxing. every time i get close to orgasm the muscles on my bottom cramp up severelyand i am forced to stop. a partial solution to the problem seems to be keeping my legs straight as i build up to orgasm but this has obvious drawbacks as it reduces mobility and forces us to exclude certain positions thus making sex mechanical and often boring. not to mention that my legs tend to tense up and distract me as well.
is there any advice you could give regarding the cramps, perhaps a nutritional supplament etc...
and has anybody else ever had a similar problem.
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01 Jan 0001

Cramps come from prolonged contraction of muscle fibers. Cramping often occurs during or right after exercise, when you sweat a lot or have a fever, from repetitive motion activities such as writing (writer's cramp), and as a result of poor blood circulation (sometimes associated with leg cramps). Some cramp-reducers include:

Massaging the affected area, which often reduces the pain and duration of the cramping.
Adding more potassium-rich foods to your diet (such as bananas and nuts), which could help alleviate and prevent future cramps.
Medicine can make a difference if you're chronically cramped.

Since cramp may be more of a convenient term than an accurate description of what's up with you, a visit with the doctor may soothe your bum much sooner than bananas and a massage.

The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical examination, diagnosis and formal advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.
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