Female orgasmic dysfunction

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It is defined as an inability to achieve orgasm. Most cases result from ignorance of sexual techniques. Approximately 10% of women appear physiologically incapable of orgasm.

Inability to achieve orgasm, increases with age and around a quarter of women, fail to achieve orgasm after sexual intercourse. This inability is also seen in 5% of male population (male orgasmic dysfunction)

But, Why some one fails to achieve orgasm?

Most of the time the problem is in the mind. Other factors may include:

  • Social restrictions, cultural expectations and inhibitions
  • Feeling of guilt about sexual thoughts
  • Fear of pregnancy
  • General medical conditions
  • Drugs
  • Smoking and alcoholism
  • Depression