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Synonyms for stimulation

something that encourages

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Synonyms for stimulation

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In addition, Latinos represented the highest percentages for kissing, genital stimulation, and oral sex, and the second highest percentage for breast stimulations, however, they reported the lowest instance of vaginal sex, reporting nearly half of what Asian/Pacific Islander subjects reported.
A systematic review of 6 trials with a total of 719 participants compared unilateral breast stimulation with no intervention to induce labor in women at term.
It can happen due to increased breast stimulation, use of some medications (for mental illness, depression, anxiety, vomiting, high blood pressure), or disorders of the pituitary gland (which produces prolactin), chronic kidney disease, thyroid problems, hormonal medications or nerve damage.
"Herbal supplements, castor oil, hot baths, enemas, breast stimulation, acupuncture, transcutaneous nerve stimulation, and mechanical modalities" are alternative approaches used to interfere with the process of labor and facilitate its progress (Tenore, 2003, p.
There could be many causes, including side-effects of medication, breast stimulation (either during sex or occasionally from clothing), hormonal abnormalities (e.g.
The release of oxytocin during breast stimulation is known to cause the uterus to contract more efficiently.