Sex Talk: Lets Get To The Bottom Of It

Sexual Dysfunction in Men and Women

THE MOST COMMON PROBLEMS RELATED TO SEXUAL DYSFUNCTION IN WOMEN INCLUDE:

  • Inhibited sexual desire (this involves a lack of sexual desire or interest in sex)

  • Inability to become aroused

  • Lack of orgasm

  • Painful intercourse

The estimated rates for the various sexual disorders in 18-49 years old women:

  • 30% to 32% lacked interest in sex

  • 18% to 21% had lubrication difficulties

  • 22% to 28% could not achieve orgasm

  • 13% to 21% experienced pain during intercourse

The most common problems men face with sexual dysfunction are troubles with ejaculation, getting and keeping an erection, and reduced sexual desire.

Problems with ejaculation are: Premature ejaculation (PE), ejaculation that occurs before or too soon after penetration.

MOST COMMON SEXUAL DYSFUNCTION (SD) IN MALES ARE: