| What are female sexual dysfunctions?
They are the alterations suffered by women which make sexual intercourse unsatisfactory. The main ones are:
What is Anorgasmy?
It is a blockage of the organic component but not of the sexual arousal. It is a frequent dysfunction.
What are the different types of Anorgasmy?
There are various types:
Primary, which is characterised by a complete lack of orgasm.
Secondary, which includes women which stop having orgasms after a period during which they did reach orgasms.
Absolute, refers to women who do not reach orgasm through any means (auto-stimulation, hetero-masturbation…).
Relative, when orgasm is only achieved through a specific practice for example, intercourse anorgasmy.
Situational anorgasmy refers to cases where orgasm is reached only in specific circumstances.
What are the causes of Anorgasmy?
They can be:
Organic causes represent only 5%. The most frequent ones are: endocrine disease (diabetes, etc.), neurological, gynaecological, etc.
The main psychological reasons are: negative cultural conditions, traumatic sexual experiences, interpersonal factors, lack of sexual information, sexual monotony, lack of concentration, anxiety, etc.
What is Vaginism?
It is the inability to perform sexual intercourse due to the involuntary contraction of the lower third of the vaginal muscles.
In some cases, women who suffer from vaginism may enjoy sexual foreplay and even reach orgasm as long as there is no penetration
What are the causes of Vaginism?
The majority of the causes are psychological. The lack of sexual information and/or communication often leads to fear, traumatic experiences, rape, sexual abuses, fear of pregnancy, fear of being infected with an S.T.D., etc.
What is Dyspareunia?
It is also known as coitalgia . It is the discomfort suffered by women during sexual intercourse (pain).
It includes various characteristics such as vaginal post-coital irritation and severe pain.
What are the causes of Dyspareunia?
They can have an organic origin: infectious agents, genital-urinary infections, allergic reactions to condoms, diaphragms, intrauterine devices (IUD), or spermicidal creams and on elder senile people, vaginitis . Psychological origin: loss of interest towards the partner, which can cause an inadequate vaginal lubrication or lack of arousal during penetration.
What is Anafrodisia or inhibited sexual desire?
It consists of a general inhibition of arousal. It manifests itself through a lack of erotic feelings causing sexual intercourse to be considered as a “punishment”. The situation causes dissatisfaction and depression which is why excuses are constantly put forth in order to avoid sexual contact. The causes behind this dysfunction are fundamentally psychological: negation of success, of pleasure and of love, fear of rejection, difficulty to express desire, conflict, etc.
What can women who suffers these sexual dysfunctions do?
It is advisable that whenever people suffer from such problems, they do not feel ashamed and seek professional assistance. The solution is quick and easy when the problem is detected in its early stages. The therapy is usually followed by the couple. It is indispensable that a sexual therapist directs the treatment in order to achieve success. All female sexual dysfunctions ca be treated with a success rate of 95%.