Occasionally, medical conditions can cause difficulty in achieving a satisfying sex life. The following articles contain information on causes of sexual dysfunction and other issues that can affect your sexual enjoyment.
Atrophic vaginitis is an inflammation or irritation of the vagina caused by the thinning of the vaginal lining and by a decrease in lubricating secretions of the vagina.
Also called hypoactive sexual desire, sexual apathy, and sexual aversion. A lack of interest or aversion to sex that may have either physical or emotional causes.
Women can resume sexual intercourse approximately 6 weeks after delivery.
Painful intercourse is also known as dyspareunia. Causes of painful intercourse range from simple problems that are easy to treat, to more complex problems that may require extensive testing and treatment.
Causes of sexual dysfunction involve emotions that inhibit appropriate responses, and often involve both physical and psychological issues.
A decrease in female hormone levels, or estrogen, brought about by a variety of reasons, is the primary cause of vaginal dryness. Vaginal dryness affects more than 25 million women at one time or another.
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