Womens sexual problems often take a backseat to the mens sexual problems, especially in the last decade or so due to the launch and subsequent marketing blitz of Viagra which has created a lot of awareness about erectile dysfunction in men.
But it is important not loose sight of the fact that a lot of women suffer from some sort of sexual health problem during some time or another in their life. These can range from minor discomfort during intercourse to total loss of libido.
It is important for both men and women to realize that these problems are much more common than what they think they are and you should inform yourself about these conditions and know that there are various effective treatments ranging from counseling to medications or combination of both that can be availed.
The first step whenever you or your partner is facing a sex related problem is to contact a qualified sexologist or a sex therapist to discuss the problem. Overcoming the fear of embarrassment about your problem is key to be able to successfully treat it.
The cause for female sexual dysfuntion may be psychological or physical and a good counselor or a doctor specializing in this field can properly diagnose and offer treatment .
Depending on the age, nature or severity of the problem, different type of treatment can be used ranging from counseling, use of proper lubricants, pelvic exercises, changes in any anti depressant medication, change of diet, general exercises and hormonal treatment etc.
It’s not only important to communicate about these problems with your health care professional but also with your partner. And the woman’s partner needs to be understanding and supportive of her and help her get and use the treatment as specified by the doctor and to Never self medicate.
Remember most female sexual health problems are treatable and there is no need for you or your partner to suffer unnecessarily, because problems in your sexual life are bound to spill over in your normal life and pose even more problems in your relationship and cause undue stress and tension.