Healthline: Here’s What You Need to Know About Anorgasmia in Vulva Owners
- Written by Heather Jeffcoat, DPT
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Healthline reached out to Heather Jeffcoat for her expert opinion on anorgasmia
Wait, what’s anorgasmia?
Anorgasmia is defined as the inability to achieve orgasm, despite sufficient sexual stimulation and is associated with personal distress,” says Dr. Heather Jeffcoat, a doctor of physical therapy who specializes in sexual dysfunction, pain, and incontinence, and author of “Sex Without Pain: A Self-Treatment Guide to the Sex Life You Deserve.
Those last four words are important: associated with personal distress.
The inability to orgasm only qualifies as anorgasmia if it’s accompanied by feelings of:
Are there different types?
“There’s a diagnostic classification system based on whether it has been lifelong or acquired,” explains Jeffcoat. There’s also something called situational anorgasmia.
The full article is here.