Sexual Disorders

Sexual Disorders

A sexual problem, or sexual dysfunction, refers to a problem during any phase of the sexual response cycle that prevents the man or couple from experiencing satisfaction from the activity. The sexual response cycle has four phases: excitement, plateau, orgasm, and resolution.

Sexual problems and how they can be effectively cured in Ayurveda are listed here for easy reference of all : Sexual function is a complex blend of anatomic, neurological, metabolic, endocrine and psychic factors an important human activity. Sex is just not a physical activity but also a mental relaxation and up liftman. If any one of the partners remain dissatisfied, the family life is disturbed. The male partner always worries of his ability to satisfy his female counterpart. If there is an erection, retention and early ejaculation problem then the male subject is designated as sexual dysfunction.

A person who is unable to perform and maintain erection sufficient for mutually satisfying intercourse is known as klaibya or dhajabhanga. All the classical and compilation work of Ayurveda deals with fertility, sexuality, its problems and solution as well as positive health in a separate chapter known as vajikarana tantra. Description about vajikarana and klaibya are available in the entire span ranging from Vedas to the present day text.Aim & objective of vajikarana tantra of Ayurveda is very clear and comprehensive i.e., procreative and recreative. This includes treating the mind as well as body.Next to the need of  food, water and sleep, the sexual urge is the most powerful biological drive. The importance of this aspect  of human life is duely recognised by Ayurvedic authority in a separate section known is vajikarana  tantra. The inability to perform normal sexual desire and a willing partner is not able to have coitus with her due to lack of rigidity of the penis . Even if he manages to have erection, his anxiety will cause attacks of dyspnoea and profuse sweating and his attempts to have sex will result in a failure.Maharshi Vatsayan “Kamsutra” the famous  book of sexology is mainly related to reecreative  & charak samhita  described both procreative and recreative.

Common Causes :

  • Excessive masturbation.
  • Complete loss of desire (even in young man)
  • Excessive indulging in sex.
  • Local Injury
  • Syphilis.
  • Enlargement of prostate gland.
  • Impotency with diabetes mellitus
  • Mumps, obesity, excessive alcohol intake, smoking & drugs intake.

Few male Sexual disorders:  

  • Inability to have coitus due to lack of erection.
  • Premature ejaculation.
  • Loss of sexual desire.

Few female Sexual disorders: 

  • Some diseases cause sexual dysfunction in women.
  • Menopause
  • Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding
  • Loss of Libido
  • Dyspareunia
  • Cause: Chronic pelvic inflammatory disease
  • Endometriosis, Vaginal agenesis
  • Vaginal duplication
  • Vaginal septation / dryness, 
  • Chronic constipation
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Past Surgery
  • Depression
  • Interstitial cystitis
  • Ovarian mass