Traditionally females get information regarding hygiene but never about their sexuality. Their information needs on sexuality are never met. This makes them believe that sex is for reproduction and not for pleasure.
While sexual dysfunctions rarely threaten physical health, they can take a heavy psychological toll, bringing on depression, anxiety, and debilitating feelings of inadequacy.
What is a Sexual Problem?
Human Sexual Response Cycle
- Desire / Excitement
In addition, refractory periods range from human to human, with some being immediate (no refractory) and some being as long as 12 to 24 hours.
What are the causes of sexual difficulties?
Physical factors include drugs (like antihypertensive, anti histamines and somepsycho therapeutic drugs), injuries to the back and large prostate problem with blood supply nerve damage and tertiary syphilis.
How is lack of Communication a cause for Sexual Problems?
What are some of the Sexual Challenges experienced by Males?
- Inability to attain an erection
- Inability to maintain an erection adequately for intercourse
- Delay or absence of ejaculation despite adequate stimulation
- Inability to control timing of ejaculation.
- Premature Ejaculation
- Retarded Ejaculation
What are some of the Sexual Challenges experienced by Females?
- Inability to relax vaginal muscle enough to allow intercourse which isvaginismus.
- Inadequate vaginal lubrication preceding and during intercourse
- Inability to attain orgasm
- Burning pain on the vulva or in the vagina with contact to those areas.
- Vaginismus, chronic pelvic pain, problem in female organism, no sex drive in woman and painful intercourse (Dyspareunia)
Males and Females – General Sexual Problems
Decreased Sex Drive in Females:
Decreased Sex Drive in Males:
Please contact a good urologist for complete checkup and appropriate management and/or referral to endocrinologist or psychologist.
Anorgasmia in Females:
- Hormonal Changes occurring in the body during for example pregnancy, lactation, menstruation, menopause etc.
- Incompetence of the male partner
- A moral fear of sex
- Stressful living conditions
- Medical problems such as long standing Diabetes, multiple sclerosis,genital mutilation or complications from genital surgery, pelvic trauma,hormonal imbalances, total hysterectomy, spinal cord injury andcardiovascular disease.
- Fair amount of foreplay before the intercourse
- Oral sex, cunnilingus or clitoral stimulation if the woman prefers
- Educating the woman in the right manner to free her of all inhibitions pertaining to sex.
- Convincing the woman to remain stress free and enjoy the sexual encounter.