Photograph: iStock. Is it normal for a woman to fart when she orgasms? Is there anything I can do to prevent it? Is it normal to fart during sex? Yes, occasionally farting during sex is normal.
These are inseparable. Yet women in particular are held to absurd and objectifying ideals that eliminate the realities of our bodies, instead requiring us to constantly adhere to fantasies of feminine perfection. If you are still worried, however, know that there are three major reasons that you may be passing gas during sex.
One is just digestion, which could be helped by some diet changes, or simple scheduling. The traditional date of eating a dinner of gassy vegetables and snooze-inducing carbs before sex is deeply flawed, physically. If you tend to bear down during orgasm, it can increase intra-abdominal pressure, known as a valsalva manoeuvre. You can do pelvic exercises to strengthen the external sphincter muscles and learn to try to contract them during the orgasm. Learn to laugh about it and enjoy. If you have a problem or query you would like her to answer, you can submit it anonymously at irishtimes.
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