Anorgasmia in Women

It is a type of sexual dysfunction in which a person is unable to achieve orgasm despite adequate stimulation it can often cause sexual frustration and can have an impact on the psychological mindset of the person by causing a disturbance in the relations with your partner or married sexual life or physical intimacy. Sex is not what they glorify in movies, it is way beyond that because nobody talks about the real issues people face during intercourse . The reality is not everybody enjoys orgasms or pleasure during intercourse.


There are various causes of anorgasmia :

  • Psychiatric disorders
  • Medical problems such as diabetic neuropathy, multiple sclerosis, genital mutilation, pelvic trauma
  • Hormonal imbalance
  • Hysterectomy
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Cauda equina
  • Uterine embolization
  • Childbirth trauma
  • Vulvodynia
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Anti-depressants
  • Opiate addiction
  • Aging
  • Guilt about enjoying sexual pleasure
  • Past emotional abuse
  • Poor relation with the partner
  • Not knowing your own body
  • Fear of sexually transmitted disease and pregnancy
  • Stress


  • Primary anorgasmia: in this condition, a patient has never experienced an orgasm in their whole life and there is less level of sexual excitement in women in this.
  • Secondary anorgasmia: is the inability to achieve orgasm of past intensity and cause can be due to alcohol, depression, pelvic surgery
  • Situational anorgasmia: is the type where a certain spot or stimulation is not the correct place to achieve or enjoy orgasms and cause is due to not knowing your own pleasure spots or your own body.


  • Complete medical history with symptoms
  • Pelvic exam
  • Ultrasound 
  • Physical examination


  • EXPLORING YOUR OWN BODY: to know your own body, your pleasure spots that produce pleasure by self- stimulating by using the best medium possible to know from where your self-stimulation comes and then exploring the same thing with your partner.
  • INCREASING THE INTENSITY OF STIMULATION: Women need to increase the amount of time of stimulation of the clitoris or try to change sex positions to trigger the orgasm and can even use clitoris stimulators available in the market to increase the stimulation.
  • Counseling: Both partners involved in sexual activity can go for couple counseling to discuss the problem, cause and exactly what is the root cause of any tension or disagreements between them.
  • ALTERING THE MIND THROUGH SEX THERAPY: to convert any anxiety or negative/embarrassing thoughts while having sex into positive by introducing cognitive therapy like giving home masturbation exercises like clitoris stimulation, body touching exercises to learn and improve pleasure giving techniques to achieve orgasms.


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