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Each individual experiences orgasms very differently and the nature of an orgasm can vary depending on the circumstances (on own vs. a partner). Anorgasmia is the second most common sexual problem experienced by women and impacts their sexual health, general well being and relationships.
The most common cause of difficulty with orgasms in women is inadequate clitoral stimulation during sex. 94% of women orgasm through stimulation of their clitoris, 63% of women orgasm through vaginal stimulation and 35% of women have a cervical orgasm. Each of these orgasms ‘feels’ different.
Anorgasmia can be divided in to 3 different types. There is lifelong anorgasmia, in which the individual has never experienced an orgasm. Acquired or secondary anorgasmia occurs when there is a loss of ability to orgasm. Situational anorgasmia is when you are only able to orgasm in certain circumstances e.g. during masturbation.
The causes of problems having an orgasm can be divided into physical, psychological and social categories:
Treatment of anorgasmia depends on its cause. After assessment of your symptoms some of the following treatments will be suggested:
The number of consultations to treat anorgasmia can vary quite considerably from woman to woman and is very dependant on the individuals’ commitment to working towards achieving orgasm.
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