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Sexual Orgasmic Disorder: A Reason for Your Unsatisfied Sexual Life

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Sexual orgasmic disorder, in both male and female, can be best defined as an unrelenting delay or absence of orgasm after a normal excitation phase. In this situation, even after reaching the peak of your sexual activity, the ecstasy of love making cannot be felt or experienced. Normally, the disorder is supposed to come naturally with age, however, due to various reasons, it may occur at any point of age. A recent Redbook survey has stated that 52% of women regularly fake orgasms.

Causes of orgasm problems in Females

Females often suffer from orgasm problems. In fact, a lot of women complain of not having an orgasm most of the times because their partners ejaculate much before they reach the climax. However, other than this, there could a number of genuine reasons responsible for creating difficulties in gaining orgasm. Spinal cord lesions, loss of control, fear of rejection, sexual abuse, anxiety, depression, damage to the pelvic blood vessels, intake of medications like antidepressants and antipsychotics are some of the most common factors responsible for impeding women from having an orgasm during her sexual intercourse.

Causes of orgasm problems in Males

In men, the problem of sexual orgasm disorder is quite widespread and the most common reasons counting for this disorder are hypogonadism, thyroid disorders, pituitary conditions, nervous system diseases such as strokes, multiple sclerosis, diabetic neuropathy, spinal cord injuries; Surgery affecting the prostate and other pelvic organs, penis problems and etc.

Treatment for orgasm problems

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In case of sexual orgasm problems, primary reasons have mostly been psychological rather than clinical and hence, the treatments available are also more concerned to the alternatives of psychological handling and counseling.

  • Psychotherapy: In most of the cases, including those where psychological factors were not as responsible as other primary mechanism for the disorder, Psychotherapy is suggested.  The treatment is quite intense and is rendered by a veteran therapist having expertise in understanding the various sexual function disorders. It is important for the therapist to discreetly evaluate the sexual compatibility of the patient and his partner. This treatment demands massive support of the sexual partner so that both the psychological and the physical aspects of the problem can be dealt properly. With males, usually, a series of activities of partner stimulation of the patient are carried to primarily ejaculate outer the vagina, then at the vaginal labia, and ultimately inside the vagina. Similarly, in case of women, individual psychotherapy sessions are held to treat the primary issues to boost up the sexual pleasure.
  • Counseling: Counseling works best with women. Many women have fear of getting pregnant, vulnerability, issues of trusting their partner, getting hurt and etc, all this can be talked out and treated in the ideal manner with the help of an experienced counselor. Also, men having fear of performing poorly or ejaculating early can discuss their problems with learned counselors and avail the necessary suggestions. According to Barbara Keesling, Ph.D., a sex therapist in Orange, California, and author of Sexual Pleasure and Talk Sexy to the One You Love, factors like inhibitions, communication problems, stress, inexperience and depression are curable reasons.
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  • Pharmacological Treatment: In today’s world, where depression and stress are accompanying every individual, intake of antidepressants is casual. However, unfortunately, many of such anti-depressants lead to sexual dysfunction and lowered interest in sex. Hence, intake of such depressants should not be restricted and other ways to deal with stress and depression should be found it. To patients suffering from physiological or pharmacological impairment, improved stimulation of scrotal, perineal, and anal areas is suggested for better orgasm.

However, for those, having minor orgasm problems or low sex drive can go for rejuvenating alternatives such as Viagra, fantasizing, sex toys and other salacious and exciting activities that boost up their interest in having sex.

Prevention of orgasm problems

As far as prevention is concerned, in order to completely enjoy their sexual relationship, people should stay away from anti-depressants and heavy intake of pain killers and etc. They should also avoid sever intoxication such as alcohol, drugs and nicotine.

Summary

A series of factors can be responsible for your sexual orgasm disorder. From surgeries, genital injuries, fear of getting hurt to damage to the pelvic blood vessels, intake of medications like antidepressants and antipsychotics, lots of factors may result in orgasm problems. However, as per every reason, an efficient treatment is available today.

Written by: Saptakee sengupta
Date last updated: April 12, 2015