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About anorgasmia

By Anonymous June 26, 2017 - 1:10am
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I just read the article on this, and I'm wondering if I could have it. I know this probably won't be much help, and I should see my doctor, but the problem is, that I used to take Prozac, the anti depressant, and I'm fearing that may the cause. But I've been off of it for quite some time. Do you think the medicine can still be in my system affecting my orgasms even after it's been out for a few years? Or is there another cause?

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Hello Anonymous,

Welcome to EmpowHER. Thank you for reaching out to our community. I agree. This should be evaluated by your physician.

Anorgasmia is the medical term for regular difficulty reaching orgasm after ample sexual stimulation, causing you personal distress. Anorgasmia is a common occurrence, affecting a significant number of women.

It is better documented for women than men, as it is less common in men, but the possible causes and therapeutic outcomes are similar for both sexes.

If you're concerned about a difficulty reaching orgasm, you may want to see your doctor for a physical examination in order to rule out any physical causes.

If anorgasmia is due to psychological causes, you may want to seek sex therapy treatment from a qualified sex counselor or sex therapist. Typically, treatment is based around an educational package, which includes homework that addresses the sexual activities and relationship issues identified.

Communication training is a key element, and the therapist will place emphasis on couples developing playful and/or relaxed interactions and reducing the pressure to perform sexually and routinely.


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