A sexual problem, or sexual dysfunction, is a difficulty during any phase of the sexual response cycle that prevents the man or couple from experiencing satisfaction from the activity.
Who Is Affected by Sexual Problems?
Sexual problems can occur in both men and women of all ages.
Researches says that sexual dysfunction is common (43% in women and 31% in men) and this is the topic that many people are not comfortable to discuss.
Fortunately, most cases of sexual dysfunction are treatable, so you should share your concerns with your partner and doctor.
Causes of sexual Problems
The most common cause of sexual problems is Stress. Other causes include:
- psychological issues
- heart disease or other medical conditions
- drug use
- alcohol use
- certain medications
- hormonal imbalance
When a sexual problem is treated inappropriately or sub-optimally, it is very likely that the condition will subside immediately but re-emerge after sometime. When this cycle continues, it strongly reinforces failure that eventually makes clients not to access any help and suffer it all their life.
So, it is important to get a thorough assessment from professionals and therapists who are qualified to manage sexual problems.
Internet-based information is good for gaining knowledge about sexual functioning and sexual problem but not for self-diagnosis and/or self-management