What is Sexual Dysfunction?
It occurs when you have a problem that prevents you from wanting or enjoying sexual activity. It can happen anytime. Men and women of all ages experience sexual dysfunction, although the chances increase as you age. There are four categories of sexual dysfunction:
- Desire disorders, which is a lack of sexual desire or interest in sex
- Arousal disorders is the inability to become physically aroused or excited during sexual activity
- Orgasm disorders refers to delay or absence of orgasm (climax)
- Pain disorders, which is pain during intercourse
Can physiotherapy help people with sexual dysfunction?
Yes. Physiotherapists use non-invasive treatment approaches to address varying causes of sexual dysfunction.
What are the causes of sexual dysfunction?
Heart and blood vessel disease
Kidney or liver failure
Work-related stress and anxiety
Marital or relationship problems
Effects of past sexual traumas
Feelings of guilt and concerns about body image
How do I know if I have sexual dysfunction?
You will experience the following symptoms:
Inability to achieve or maintain an erection suitable for intercourse
Absent or delayed ejaculation despite adequate sexual stimulation
Early or premature ejaculation
Inability to achieve orgasm
Inadequate vaginal lubrication before and during intercourse
Inability to relax the vaginal muscles enough to allow intercourse
Lack of interest in or desire for sex
Inability to become aroused
Pain with intercourse
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