Post Archive for Women’s Sexual Health

  • Female Sexual Arousal Disorder

    Female Sexual Arousal Disorder (FSAD) is the persistent or recurring inability of a woman to maintain adequate genital lubrication, swelling or other response, such as nipple sensitivity, during the excitement stage of sexual activity. It involves a lack of response to the usual types of sexual stimulation which normally should cause sexual arousal -...

  • Menstruation and the Menstrual Cycle

    Menstruation and the Menstrual Cycle

    Women experience a monthly vaginal discharge of blood and endometrial tissues that are shed from the lining of the uterus. The length of the cycle and the intensity of the discharge varies from woman to woman.

  • Female Sexual Functioning at Menopause and After

    Female Sexual Functioning at Menopause and After

    The effect of menopause on female sexual functioning has been a concern for quite some time. The underlying hormonal changes are thought to have an adverse effect on her sexuality. However, a woman's body can work fine sexually even after menopause.

  • Testosterone for Women – The Libido Link

    In women, testosterone is produced by the ovaries and fluctuates during the menstrual cycle, the highest amount being produced, along with estrogen, at ovulation. Most women on testosterone-estrogen therapy have reported more frequent intercourse, greater interest in sex and increased clitoral sensitivity with some noted to experience less depression and fatigue than those on...

  • Female Sexual Dysfunctions – An Overview

    Female sexual dysfunction is a term for any general disturbance or disorder that frequently or always prevents a woman from engaging in satisfactory sexual intercourse. It includes lack of libido (sex drive), problems with having sexual intercourse and lack of orgasms.