Erectile Dysfunction as a result of Psychological Issues

Erectile can happen to anyone at any time depending on the stressors they are encountering in their lives.  Often anxiety about one thing in life can lead to anxiety about sexual performance.  Here’s a useful article from US News. Sex Therapy Los Angeles. Here’s what they say:

A patient whose erectile failure has a clear psychological cause should undergo sex counseling before he pursues any invasive treatments. Sex therapy works best to treat erectile dysfunction if a man is generally healthy and has normal erections during sleep, normal blood tests, and a normal physical exam. Therapy can also help when ED is caused by stress from work, finances, relationship problems, or poor sexual communication.

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Sex Addiction as a Cultural Phenomenon

This article looks at sex addiction as a cultural phenomenon.  It argues that a person having “excessive” sex in a country like the US is considered problematic due to  morals about sex and sexuality.   If that same person is having the same amount of sex in another culture where it’s more tolerated, like the UK, is it still problematic? Sex Addiction Los Angeles

What do you think?  Take a look at the article below then let us know by clicking the comment button below.

http://www.news.softpedia.com/news/Sexual-Addiction-Cultural-or-Psychological-55683.shtml

Help for Low Sexual Desire

The article in the link below highlights the usefulness and importance of sex therapy for couples who lack desire for sex.  Lack of sexual desire can come as a result of emotional or physical problems between two people in a relationship.  Low sexual desire is often a natural part of being in a long-term relationship and a problem that can be fixed with the right help. Sex Therapy Los Angeles

Whatever the reason, it’s important to get beyond the embarassment of talking about sex and get the help you need.  Couples can suffer in silence due to years of sexual dissatisfaction which can cause unnecessary unhappiness and depression.

Don’t despair, there are many trained sex therapist who can help you.  To find a therapist in your area go to www.aasect.org

Read this article for more information: http://www.thirdage.com/healthgate/files/14499.html

Can women be sexually addicted?

People can have the misperception that the probelm of sex addiction is only a male problem.  The truth is that sex addiction crosses gender, class and race lines. Sex Addiction Los Angeles

This news story is a brief telling of one woman’s pain and her willingness to get help.  http://abclocal.go.com/ktrk/story?section=local&id=5316157

If you are female and think you might have this problem, you can get immediate help.  To find a qualified sex addiction therapist in your town, go to www.sash.net and check the directory.

What is “Healthy Sex?” Part 2

Did you answer questions 1-6?  Were you able to honestly confront yourself in detail?  If so, answer 7-11 for a deeper understanding of who you are in relation to your sexuality. Sex Addiction Los Angeles

7. What is your definition of sexuality? How does it differ from the what you’ve been told by others?

8. What scares you about sex or your own sexuality?

9. What excites you about sex or your own sexuality?

10. What would you have to give up in order to have what you want sexually?

11. What would your ideal sexual relationship look like in terms of perfect mate and amount, style, type of sex, etc? Dream about this!

Please feel free to comment below and share you thoughts, experiences and revelations.  Part of being sexually healthy is being able to talk about sex.  If you can’t talk about it, you’re going to have a difficult time doing it!