Sexual health is important for overall emotional and physical well-being of a woman.
In the long run, these unmet needs can lead to resentment and isolation. There are many factors which can lead to the inability to enjoy sex. Sexual needs may vary depending upon stress, personal commitments, aging, disease, medications and unmet needs that cause differences with the partner.
In the long run, these unmet needs can lead to resentment and isolation. The problems that can affect a woman’s ability to enjoy sex are referred to as sexual dysfunctions that include decreased sexual desire, inability to achieve orgasm, vaginismus and painful intercourse. The majority of women experience one or more of these problems.
Quick facts about female sexual health:
Low sexual desire is seen in one-third adult women.
Almost one out of five couples dealing with sexual issues avoid sex entirely.
Almost 46% women experience low sexual desire.
Around 10% to 20% women have symptoms related to the discomfort that includes vaginal dryness, itching, and pain.
Nearly 85% women aged 30 to 50 years think low sexual desire hurts the level of intimacy in their romantic relationships.
Nearly half of premenopausal women (age 30 to 50years) say they have experienced low sexual desires at some point in their lives. Yet only 14% were aware that low sexual desire is a medical condition.
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