G-spot a myth say scientists

Kerry Warren
Friday, January 20, 2012

The elusive 'G-spot' has mystified men for years — and now scientists say it might not even exist at all.

A study published in The Journal of Sexual Medicine examined more than 100 scientific reports, clinical trials and case reviews published in the past 60 years.

It found no conclusive proof that the G-spot — which is said to be a super-sensitive area of the vaginal wall that gives extreme pleasure when stimulated — exists.

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But while no anatomical secret erogenous site was found, the study did identify where the g-spot myth might have originated.

A 2010 study found that the clitoris — a well-known erogenous zone — drops during sex, bringing it closer to the vaginal wall.

Any subsequent pressure on the wall could there indirectly stimulate the clitoris, resulting in enhanced pleasure.

Dr Grafenberg was the first western doctor to write about the fabled G-spot in 1950. Prior to that, it was alluded to in several early Indian texts, including the Kama Sutra.

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