Ever needed to sneeze—nose tickling, whole body clenched, staring up at a light in hopes that a big "ACHOO! Not being able to have an orgasm after a big build-up often feels like that Inability to orgasm is frustrating for someone trying to achieve sexual release through sex or masturbation. Chronic problems reaching climax can also sap the joy from a couple's sex life when disappointment spoils what's meant to be a playful encounter: Eventually, you're worrying about whether "it" will happen before your clothes even hit the floor. Or worse, sex becomes a fraught activity and you avoid it altogether.
Skip to primary navigation Skip to content Skip to primary sidebar Skip to footer. Both physical and psychological factors can contribute to female orgasmic disorder: Medical conditions. FOD has also been associated with arthritis, thyroid problems, and asthma. Antidepressants [particularly serotonin reuptake inhibitors SSRIs ], antipsychotics, and drugs taken for cancer, high blood pressure, and heart disease can have sexual side effects that affect orgasm. Sexual inexperience. Some women have not yet learned what types of stimulation bring them to orgasm.
For one out of four women, orgasm during sex is an elusive goal. According to a new report, medical science isn't doing enough to ensure these women find satisfaction between the sheets. The paper, published online ahead of print in the Journal of Sexual Medicine, reviews studies on female orgasm disorder, a condition in which women have difficulty reaching climax or can't orgasm at all. Despite the fact that inability to orgasm is the second most common female sexual complaint after lack of desire, and orgasm is one of the top 50 reasons we have sex , treatments for the disorder are inadequate, the authors conclude.
Orgasmic dysfunction is a condition that occurs when someone has difficulty reaching orgasm. Men can also experience orgasmic dysfunction, but this is much less common. Orgasms are intense feelings of release during sexual stimulation.