1. Health

Sexual Dysfunction

Information about female sexual dysfunction and loss of libido or sexual desire in women.

Female Sexual Dysfunction - Common Sexual Problems - Causes
A recent survey of American women ages 18-59 found that the most common sexual problem in women is hypoactive sexual desire disorder - HSDD, more commonly referred to as low sex drive or libido, followed by difficulty with orgasm. Pain during intercourse--which occurs in 14.4 percent of women--was the only condition to show a relationship to age -- it decreases as women get older.

How Do You Cope With Pain During Sex?
Pain during sex may be caused by a number of different things. Some of the reasons you may experience painful sexual intercourse include vaginal discharge, vaginal infections, vaginal irritation, vaginal dryness, and vaginal tightness. Other causes may include conditions like pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), endometriosis, and fibroid tumors,...See submissions

A simple description of what vaginismus is and possible treatments.

Perfectly Normal: Living and Loving with Low Libido
A look at what defines normal sex drive. Learn if low libido might be your normal.

Why Is Sexual Intercourse Painful?
Pain or discomfort during sexual intercourse or vaginal penetration may be caused by several conditions. If you are experiencing painful sexual intercourse, find out why!

Overcoming Sexual Dysfunction and Reclaiming Your Sex Life
Have you ever experienced sexual dysfunction? If you have, you are not alone! Dr. Laura Berman discusses female sexual dysfunction and offers help to reverse sexual dysfunction problems.

Increasing Sexual Desire and Arousal
Experts answer questions and provide tips for increasing sexual arousal and desire.

Depression Drug Helps Women With Low Sex Drive
Learn how low sexual desire may be sucessfully treated with a drug commonly used to treat depression.

Inhibited Sexual Desire
An overview of Inhibited Sexual Desire or ISD that covers symptoms, treatment, and prevention.

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.

We comply with the HONcode standard
for trustworthy health
information: verify here.