Symptoms and Treatment for Sexual Problems

Married couple might experience some sexual problems in different stages of their lives. It can easily be recognized early in their marriage or for others, they experience it in their old age. No married couple wants to go through in this kind of situation but just in case you are in this kind of condition, it is best to know the symptoms and learn how to treat it properly.

Here are some of the symptoms and treatment for the different known sexual problems for both man and woman.

  • Female Sexual Arousal Disorder

Arousal feeling is an essential factor for a woman to enjoy intercourse. If a woman does not attain or maintain arousal until the completion of the sexual intercourse, there would be a problem not just for the female but the male as well. This can be caused by physiological effects, psychological factors, and sexual intercourse issues.


To manage this kind of problem, some doctors would prescribe some drug treatment. And there is now a device known as the EROS clitoral therapy device (EROS-CTD) to improve their sensation, lubrication, and for them to reach the orgasm needed in the intercourse. Also, counselling and therapy can be done with an Ayurvedic Counselor.

  • Male Erectile Disorder

Erection should be experienced before and during intercourse. It should be maintained until the right time for ejaculation. But some men has this kind of problem that disturbs the sex activity.


There are many over the counter drugs that can be used for male erectile disorder but if you’re not a fan of medicines, you can go with natural treatments. It includes using rhodiolarosea; this is an herb that according to studies, shows to improve energy and reduces fatigue. Acupuncture also shows positive results in treating erectile disorder and it can restore sexual improvement.

  • Vaginismus

This is a problem when a woman’s vagina’s muscles squeeze or spams when the penis enters it. When the woman experiences painful sex, this is the first sign of vaginismus and can be a sexual problem when not treated properly.


The first thing that a woman who experiences this problem is exercising and learning how to control to relax the muscles of her vagina. This is called progressive desensitization by doing the Kegel Exercises. Also, if the problem is related to fear and anxiety, again, a therapy is advised.

  • Dyspareunia

This is a persistent pain experienced during sexual intercourse that can affect either in a male or female, but it is more common to females. Both physical and psychological can contribute to the factors of dyspareunia. And if not treated this can’t just be a sexual problem but raise relationship problems as well.


You can ask your doctor to give some topical estrogens if you experience vaginal dryness due to low estrogen levels. You can also have desensitization therapy and counseling. This can help for those women were sexually abused or those who have emotional problems.

But more importantly, lifestyle changes for both the husband and wife should be done for the betterment of the sexual aspects of their lives.