Do you experience pain during sex? Perhaps an inability to orgasm or vaginal dryness? For many women, changes that happen as we age or after childbirth, such as loss of sex drive, or loss of bladder control can have a detrimental affect on confidence, and generally on feeling of femininity. Symptoms include painful sex, inability to reach orgasm and vaginal dryness. They all can manifest as female sexual dysfunction.
On the other hand, erectile dysfunction is caused when a man fails to achieve or maintain an erection during sexual activity. While a single instance of a failed erection is no cause for concern, when it occurs more than 80% of the time it is a definitive case of erectile dysfunction.
Most common causes of lack of sexual stimulation
Your vaginal walls respond to falling levels of oestrogen hormone after the menopause by becoming thinner, drier, less elastic and generally more fragile. Known as vaginal atrophy, these changes also affect the natural acidity of the vagina, and make it difficult for normal, protective bacteria to flourish.
Erectile dysfunction has a number of root causes, both physical and mental. They are:
Low testosterone (Low-T)
High blood pressure
In addition, certain medication and behaviours put men at risk for suffering through erectile dysfunction. These include:
Taking a caring and understanding approach, our team of experts are able to determine and identify the root cause. This will enable the right treatment to be applied and improve sexual health.