Nowadays there is an increase in no. of sexual problems. These problems also have an impact on personal as well as family life. These problems can be cured with counselling, medication and psychotherapy with sexologist. Many people feel guilt, shame or fear to discuss the sexual problems with sexologist.
The next question which arises to our mind is who is sexologist? The answer is, a sexologist is a psychiatrist who has done a significant study in the field of sexual problems and their medicines. The cause of most of the sexual problems psychological component.
Let us see what are common sexual problems:
Premature Ejaculation (PME)
It is most common form of sexual dysfunction in male. Premature ejaculation means uncontrolled ejaculation either before or shortly after sexual penetration. It happens due to minimal sexual stimulation. It results in unsatisfactory sex for both partners. This may increase the anxiety that may add to the problem.
It may occur in certain situations or even if it has been a long time since the last ejaculation. Certain psychological factors like anxiety, guilt or depression can also cause premature ejaculation. Other factors such as hormonal problems, injury or side effects of certain medicines can also cause it.
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Erectile Dysfunction (ED)
Most of the men experience some difficulty with their penis becoming hard or staying firm, but this is not normally causing for a diagnosis of erectile dysfunction. This condition may cause unsatisfactory sexual performance on a persistent number of occasions for some time. Generally, two forms of erectile dysfunction can affect men’s sex lives – the main cause is either medical or psychosocial. Here, psychosocial refers to the psychological effects – including the effects of social relationships – on sexual performance. Medical conditions can also affect psychological well-being, meaning that, while the primary cause of sexual impotence is typically either medical or psychological, there is often overlap between the two.
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Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder
Hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD) means woman’s chronic or ongoing lack of interest in sex. It may cause her personal distress or problems in her relationships.
It is a very complicated disorder with a number of possible causes. The symptom of HSDD is a lack of interest in sex. But because every woman is different, there is no official threshold or diagnostic test that tells whether a woman has HSDD or not.
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Treatment of common sexual problems
Dr Nilesh Naphade is a well-known sexologist in Pune. He provides treatment to all kind of sexual problems in male, female & teenagers. The treatments offered on common sexual problems by Dr Nilesh Naphade are
- Psychoeducation and counselling
- Sexual act performance counselling
- Behaviour therapy
- Analytically oriented sex therapy