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Ladies, you need to use these 6 tools for a healthy sex life

Looking to maintain a healthy sexual relationship with your partner? These are the 6 tools you definitely need in your life!
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Aayushi Gupta Updated: 30 Sep 2021, 19:16 pm IST
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When it comes to sex, there are always a million questions floating in our minds. It is an interesting subject, and yet people choose not to speak much about it. All thanks to all the stigma around it! No wonder, this can affect our sexual relationship with our partners. Therefore ladies, it’s time to introspect and work on enhancing sexual intimacy. 

But don’t panic! Today, we are going to reveal certain tools which can make your sex life super exciting. Are you ready to find out? 

Here are some top tools that can help you have great sex:
1. Protection is always important

Whenever you hear of the word condom, the first thing that comes to mind is the taboo associated with it. Oh, and also that they are made for men! Now typically, condoms are meant for men to cover their penis before penetrative and oral sex. But in a world where women are at par with men, there exist female condoms too.

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Female condom can make sex more pleasurable. Image courtesy: Shutterstock

And guess what? There are flavoured condoms to spice up your sex life. So, even if you’re a sexually active adult, knowing about condoms and using them perfectly can help you lead a healthy sex life. 

2. Educate yourself with books

It is always essential to explore how your sexuality works, because this can really help you enjoy sex like never before! Yes, feeling lost about how your sexuality actually works is normal, and if you aren’t feeling as confident enough, then there’s literature to help you out.

In her 2021 book Come As You Are: The surprising new science that will transform your sex life, Dr Emily Nagoski has spoken about how desire, pleasure, and mindfulness can transform your sex life. “The problem isn’t the desire itself, it’s the context. You need more sexually relevant stimuli, activating the accelerator and fewer things hitting the brake,” says Nagoski

Also, read: No spice in your sex life? It could affect your relationship in these 3 ways

Nagoski uses science in her book to demystify what’s going on in our bodies and why you shouldn’t feel bad about sex. 

3. Period tracker 

One of the most important features of a health-tracking app is its ability to give insights into your period. Ladies, there are many benefits of tracking your menstrual cycle, including better overall health and a safe sex life. Knowing your fertility window and scheduling sex accordingly can save you from unwanted pregnancies. And if you’re looking to get pregnant, having frequent sex around your fertile window will really increase your chances to conceive.

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Period tracking can help you in a number of ways. Image courtesy: Shutterstock

Track your cycle on our period tracking app HealthShots

4. Introduce yourself to sex toys

Sex toys have always ruled the roost, when it comes to pleasure! Talking about sex toys, we are sure that you would have given the vibrator a chance. After all, thanks to films like Fifty Shades of Grey and Lust Stories, we have been gradually speaking about sex toys in the public domain

In fact, it is not just about pleasure. There are some health benefits of using sex toys,  both physically and mentally. And don’t forget, they are perfect for solo play or can be an addition to any healthy sexual relationship. Simply put, they are a fabulous way to explore your sexuality!

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Sex toys can be used by anyone and everyone. Image courtesy: Shutterstock

If you didn’t know which sex toy to choose, we suggest you use a Micro Magic Wand. It has been a favorite of sex toy enthusiasts. Plus, it’s durable and functional. 

5. The ‘Drama Down Under’ podcast

Sexual relationships are changing and sex podcasts are breaking the mould! If you are new to the world of podcasts or haven’t really ventured deep into sex and relationships, you can listen to Drama Down Under, a sexual health podcast hosted by HealthShots

From anal sex and sex toys to pubic hair and consent—nothing is taboo on this podcast. Come listen, as via personal anecdotes, annals of biology, and practical advice, they tell you everything you need to know about your vagina. Because it’s time to talk about this very important part of the female anatomy, minus the sharam and the shame. 

6. Use lube instead of saliva!

Lube is the unsung hero of sexual wellness! But are you someone who shies away from using lubes? We know there’s a whole lot of stigma around using lubes, because it is believed that there’s something wrong with a woman! 

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Using a lube will make sex more enjoyable. Image courtesy: Shutterstock

But ladies, lubricants prevent the dryness and redness, and any kind of irritation. In fact, they also provide protection from cuts and make penetration even more smooth. What’s more, it can also prevent condom breakage! So, to make your sex life enjoyable, use lubes without a care and have some fun between the sheets! 

So ladies, take charge of your sexual wellness!

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About the Author

Aayushi Gupta is a health writer with a special interest in trends related to diet, fitness, beauty and intimate health. With around 2 years of experience in the wellness industry, she is connected to leading experts and doctors to provide our readers with factually correct information. ...Read More

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