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Male & Female sexual dysfunction therapy – Englewood NJ

**Understanding Male and Female Sexual Dysfunction**

Sexual dysfunction can affect both men and women, significantly impacting their quality of life and intimate relationships. While the causes and manifestations can differ, the consequences are often similar, leading to stress, anxiety, and relationship problems.

**Male Sexual Dysfunction**

1. **Erectile Dysfunction (ED)**: ED is the inability to achieve or maintain an erection sufficient for satisfactory sexual performance. It can be caused by physical factors such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, or hormonal imbalances, as well as psychological factors like stress, anxiety, and depression.

2. **Premature Ejaculation (PE)**: PE is characterized by ejaculation that occurs sooner than desired, often within a minute of penetration. It can result from psychological factors such as anxiety and stress, or from biological causes including hormonal imbalances and nerve sensitivity.

3. **Low Libido**: A decreased interest in sexual activity can stem from various issues, including low testosterone levels, chronic illnesses, medications, or psychological factors like depression and relationship problems.

**Female Sexual Dysfunction**

1. **Arousal Disorders**: Women may experience difficulty in becoming physically aroused during sexual activity. This can be due to insufficient lubrication, which might result from hormonal changes, menopause, or medications. Psychological factors, including stress and past trauma, can also play a significant role.

2. **Orgasmic Disorders**: Difficulty achieving orgasm, or anorgasmia, can be distressing. It may be caused by factors such as insufficient sexual stimulation, medical conditions, medications, or psychological issues like anxiety and lack of communication with a partner.

3. **Painful Intercourse (Dyspareunia)**: Pain during intercourse can arise from various physical conditions, including vaginal infections, endometriosis, and insufficient lubrication. Emotional factors such as anxiety, fear, and past sexual trauma can also contribute to this condition.

**Treatment and Management**

Addressing sexual dysfunction typically involves a multi-faceted approach:

– **Medical Treatment**: Depending on the underlying cause, treatments may include medications (such as PDE5 inhibitors for ED), hormone therapy, or addressing any existing medical conditions.
– **Therapy**: Psychological counseling or sex therapy can help individuals and couples address mental health issues, improve communication, and develop strategies to enhance sexual satisfaction.
– **Lifestyle Changes**: Improving overall health through regular exercise, a balanced diet, quitting smoking, and reducing alcohol intake can positively impact sexual function.
– **Education and Communication**: Understanding the condition and openly communicating with partners can help alleviate stress and improve intimacy.

In conclusion, sexual dysfunction is a common issue that affects both men and women. Seeking professional help and being open about the problem can lead to effective treatment and an improved quality of life.

We offer multiple options in our office including shock wave therapy, lasers, hormonal therapy to overcome these issues

Please don’t hesitate to contact us and make an appointment.