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Secure Sexual Intimacy: Female Dysfunction

Secure Sexual Intimacy: Female Dysfunction

29 Jul 2019

DEFINITION OF FEMALE Dysfunction

Female Dysfunction is the inability or difficulty to attain or reach sufficient sexual excitement during orgasm causing personal distress, which may be expressed as a lack of subjective excitement, or genital (lubrication/swelling) or other somatic responses.

Criteria for diagnoses:

  1. Persistent or frequent inability to maintain a sufficient lubrication-swelling response of sexual pleasure until the accomplishment of sexual activity, which causes anguish or interpersonal difficulty
  2. Sexual dysfunction is not better accounted for by another dysfunction or a direct effect of substance abuse or medical condition

PREVALENCE OF FEMALE Dysfunction

YOU ARE NOT ALONE

Female Sexual Arousal Disorder is a common condition, which frequently co-presents with several Hypo Sexual Disorder.

CONTRIBUTING FACTORS OF FEMALE Dysfunction

Contributing Factors of female sexual arousal disorder are:

Physiological Effects, such as:

  • Menopausal/postmenopausal reductions in estrogen levels
  • Atrophic vaginitis
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Radiotherapy of the pelvis

Psychosocial Factors, such as:

  • Sexual myths
  • Lack of knowledge about one’s body
  • Interpersonal distress
  • Relational conflict
  • Anger
  • Fear
  • Guilt

Sexual Interaction Issues:

  • Lack of sexual stimulation
  • Lack of physical intimacy
  • Lack of emotional intimacy and closeness

TREATMENT OF FEMALE Dysfunction

The management of Female Dysfunction can include:

Drug Treatment:

Currently, drug treatment of Female Sexual Arousal Disorder, including sildenafil (Viagra), is not recommended, although anecdotal success has been reported.

Please consult your GP or doctor for appropriate treatment advice.

Vacuum Device:

The EROS clitoral therapy device (EROS-CTD), is intended to treat female sexual arousal disorder and is approved for women who experience reduced sensation, lubrication, and ability to achieve orgasm. The device consists of a small vacuum pump that is placed over the clitoris to apply gentle suction to the region and increase blood flow, aiding in sexual arousal.

Sex Therapy/Counselling

Sex therapy or counselling is often recommended to address the psychological issues present in females with Arousal Disorder.

Bottom line:

The incompetence to orgasm can be exasperating and may have an impression on your bonding.so don’t escalate it ,discuss it and seek experts advice.

2 Comments
  • Richa goyal
    Posted at 09:31h, 01 August Reply

    Very informative.

  • Aanchal Aggarwal
    Posted at 09:33h, 01 August Reply

    Nicely written and helpful

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