Why do Clitoral Pumps Work So Well?
Why Suction Works so Well to Turn Us On
Libida recommends 'pumping' for men and for women. Why?
Because of stress, poor diet, and so on, circulation can become limited, creating a dulling sensation to critical sensuality areas of the body. A good pumping can add the delicious warmth of blood-flow to localized areas of the skin and to increase its sensation and awareness.
The tingle of blood flow stimulates the already sensitive skin around the genitals, which is rich with nerve endings. The better the circulation the more likely these pleasure nerve fibers will fire and be 'sensed' by the owner --leading to arousal and greater orgasm potential.
How Clitoral Pumps Work:
Pumps for women are designed to sensitize the clitoris/labia by increasing circulation to this relatively small area -- also resulting in greater arousal and orgasm potential.
Clitoral pumps (aka pussy pumps) are placed over the the labia and clitoris creating a mild suction with a small hand pump. That suction pulls blood-flow to the surface of the labial skin, including the extra-sensitive clitoris. The clitoris, like a tiny penis, becomes erect with this extra circulation. As the clitoris becomes engorged it pushes more toward the forefront, for easier access to more stimulation. The whole area becomes 'more alive' and sensitive. This is one way to pump up arousal and get the arousal process started.
While pumps work well to increase sensitivity to a localized area, the whole experience is increased by getting the rest of the body involved. Add sexual thoughts and some de-stressing relaxation to the pump and "kazam" -- full blown, steaming arousal results.
While inaccurately called 'pussy pumps' they are not made for the vagina. In fact, pumping over the vaginal opening is not recommended and does little in the way of increasing sensation. Instead, clitoral pumps are designed to attach to the labia surrounding the clitoris. Dr. Charles Moser, a medical doctor and sexologist, comments regarding clitoral pumping:
"It (pump) often won't solve (women's) issues around inhibited arousal but clit pumps may offer another alternative to enhance sex. It is just another sensation women can now experiment with."
Recommended Clitoral Pumps:
We recommend different clitoral pumps for different reasons. Here we have identified the qualities of clitoral pump that are important to YOU:
Basic Clitoral Pump Doc Johnson Pussy Pump:
This is the simplest of the pumps with a pliable cup, a hand pump, and tubing connecting the two.
Advanced Clitoral Pump -- Vibrating clitoral pumps have the benefit of both 'suction' and 'vibration' to increase the circulation.
Cup Size: Whole-vulva vs. clitoris only: The pumps with smaller cups are designed to create suction directly around the clitoris. While the cups that have a wider breadth are designed to surround the labia, as well.
Clit Pumps with a teaser inside the cup -- Penetrating Mini Clitoral Pump: These are a new kid-on-the-clitoral-pump block. They are designed with a medium-size cup, to surround more of the labia and clitoris, but they also add an extra bit of stimulation to the clitoris with a clitoris-stimulating nub within the suction cup.
How Penis Pumps Work:
Pumps work a little differently for men. Like for women, they increase a warming, sensitizing experience to the penis. But there is another purpose for penis pumps -- erection. Pumps can increase the chances of erection and maintaining of an erection: by using the same mechanism of pulling blood flow into the genitals, the penis pumps increase erection.
Pumps also have the added benefit of helping to increase the size of the penis to its fullest potential. Penis pumps will not make a penis magically larger, like many ads suggest, but they will increase a man's penis size to HIS fullest potential.
Recommended Penis Pumps:
Dr. Joel Kaplan's Penis Pump: This is one of the only pumps we recommend with confidence. It is uncomplicated, gives good suction and is effective. It is an reliable way to give erections to those men who don’t wish to, or can’t, use medication.
Big Daddy Pump:
A relative newcomer to the pump world. Our testers loved this pump because it was large enough to accommodate almost any man.