Current Sexual Health Reports

, Volume 10, Issue 3, pp 76–78 | Cite as

Male Sexual Arousal and Orgasms—New Enigmas of Their Activation

  • Roy J. LevinEmail author
Invited Commentary

I recently wrote a short review about the sexual phenomenon described as the ‘prostate-induced orgasm’ which was illustrated with a highly relevant case history describing some of the problems it can cause [1]. While this sexual activity is much discussed on the internet, typing in ‘websites for prostate-induced orgasms’ into Google produces 383,000 results, but there is a paucity of any scientific appraisal of the physiological mechanisms behind the activity. Basically, males can stimulate the prostate per rectum usually using some commercially developed sexual device (e.g. the instruments produced by Aneros, see With time, relaxation and practice, orgasms can be activated that are claimed to be highly erotic and in many cases superior in the pleasure induced to those from penile stimulation, known to the initiated as ‘super orgasms’. These ‘super orgasms’ encourage the user to employ the stimulation repeatedly. The downside of such stimulation, however, is that...


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  1. 1.SheffieldUK

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