Female Sexual Dysfunction - FSD

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Female Sexual Dysfunction - FSD

Female sexual dysfunction is described as the continual incapability of women to perform sexually. About 40% of women suffer from sexual dysfunction. This syndrome can affect women at any age, though this is more common during hormonal changes like menopause or postpartum. Women of 40 and above are more vulnerable to this disease and HSDD.

Some of the symptoms include absence of sexual craving, incapability to get aroused, and Absence of orgasm and painful sex.

Causes of Female Sexual Dysfunction /h3>

While the symptoms and causes of FSD and HSDD are recently becoming studied by scientist and doctors there are a multitude of reasons women are likely to experience a lower libido or some sort of lack in sexual desire.

Physical Reasons:

  • Diseases like high blood pressure and diabetes.
  • Contagion and unnatural growth in the vagina like tumours and cysts.
  • Effects of contraceptive methods
  • Drugs for curing major diseases like high blood pressure, depression, peptic ulcers, and cancer.

Psychological Reasons:

  • Insufficient or unproductive foreplay
  • Depression or anxiety
  • Reduced self-respect due to lifestyle factors such as weight gain, relationship difficulties, guilt or anger
  • Sexual violence or sex between close relatives
  • Feeling shame or guilt regarding sexual intercourse
  • Worrying about getting pregnant
  • Stress and exhaustion

Hormonal Reasons:

  • Low level of oestrogen
  • Giving birth to a child
  • Breastfeeding a baby

Medication for female sexual dysfunction 3

Female sexual dysfunction can be cured by understanding the causes for it. There are different types of medications available depending on the condition, physical, psychological and hormonal causes. Some of the treatments are:

Hormonal treatment - Hormones have a most important part in controlling the sexual performance of women. Moreover, many women as they grow old, there estrogens levels also drop. Menopause, childbirth and breastfeeding can cause lowering of hormone levels quickly, which can severely influence the sexual performance and sexual drive of a woman. In those circumstances, the best therapy is hormone replacement therapy.

The most recent and a good supplement used for hormone replacement therapy is Intrinsa testosterone patches. This product has testosterone, a vital sexual hormone for women. The patch produces little quantity of testosterone that is completely dissolves into the bloodstream, and increases the sexual cravings of women.

Psychological counselling - Psychological counselling can play a vital role in curing women having sexual dysfunction. The counselling involves discovering the woman's feelings regarding sexual intercourse, herself and her relationship. Also, it trains the woman about sexual stimulation and motivation skills.

Re-examine Contraceptive methods - Contraceptives can also the reason behind female sexual dysfunction. Consult with your physician to re-examine the contraceptive method you use, to understand the reason for this syndrome and if required make the necessary alterations.

Non-medical treatment for female sexual dysfunction - Your doctor should diagnose you with Female sexual dysfunction before a correct treatment can be suggested. They may suggest one of the non-medical solutions for its cure:

  • Use a natural female sexual enhancer like Clibido.
  • Get advice of a sex counsellor or psychiatric specialist.
  • Making alterations to your lifestyle like diet and exercise for improving the general health.
  • Practising Kegel exercises to boast the pelvic muscles.
  • Buying prescribed drugs or hormone replacement therapies.

Concluding Statement

In this modern age, there are many treatments available for curing female sexual dysfunction and the stigma once connected to sexual dysfunction does not prevail any more. These treatments can provide an indiscernible and dependable way out to assist victims of female sexual dysfunction who can experience a satisfying sexual experience once again.

Written by:
Cynthia Smorell

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