Sexual Dysfunction

Therapists in Wilmington, NCAre you dealing with a number of symptoms that seem to be a continuing problem? Are you worried that telling someone or a medical professional about it will just be awkward and difficult? If so, we hope to help you. Continue reading to learn more, or call Legacy to speak with our therapists in Wilmington, NC.

What Is Sexual Dysfunction?

A condition that many people feel uncomfortable discussing is one that can happen to many people, male or female. Sexual dysfunction can be stressful, overwhelming, and embarrassing, especially when you consider getting a professional opinion on the problems that have been experienced.

According to, "Sexual dysfunction refers to any difficulty a person or couple are experiencing with the various aspects of sexual activity such as attraction, arousal, pleasure and orgasm."

As we said, those who suffer from this type of disorder may feel embarrassed about it. Others might not realize that it's treatable. However, there are treatments. Over the course of the next few blog posts, we are going to talk in detail about the various types of this condition as well as causes and treatments that you can consider.

Here, you'll find the different types of conditions that fall under this disorder.

  • Arousal disorders —incapable of become physically stimulated or enthusiastic during sexual activity
  • Desire disorders —absence of sexual desire, no interest in sex
  • Orgasm disorders —delay or absence of a climax
  • Pain disorders — pain during intercourse

Unfortunately, these disorders can affect people of any age. Typically, it becomes more of an issue as aging occurs. Various health conditions and medications can also cause the disorder.

The most important step in treating this condition is to find the underlying cause. Because there are many different reasons why the disorder can be an issue, regardless of age or gender, there's always a root cause that should be sought.

Once the condition's root cause is found, treatment can help in terms of recovery. If you're interested in learning more about this condition, including causes and how to treat it, be sure to visit back with our next blog. We will have more information there.

Affordable Therapists in Wilmington, NC For ED and Other Sexual Dysfunctions

If you feel like mental illness and unbearable symptoms are a part of your everyday life, it might be time to consider getting help. Please contact Legacy Freedom of Wilmington to learn more about our services. We are here to help you get back on track to a happy, healthy life with therapy programs, such as:

  • Adventure Therapy
  • Acupuncture Therapy
  • Aromatherapy
  • Chemical Dependency
  • Discharge/Aftercare
  • Equine Assisted Therapy
  • EMDR Therapy
  • Inner Child
  • Life/Purpose Coaching
  • Meditation Therapy
  • Nutritional Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Psychotherapy
  • Sound Therapy
  • Tai Chi
  • Yoga

We treat the following conditions, as well:

  • ADHD
  • Depression
  • Mood Disorders
  • Specific Phobias
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Cyclothymic Disorder
  • Eating Disorders
  • PTSD and Panic Disorders
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Factitious Disorders
  • Process Addictions
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • Stress Response Syndromes
  • Intermittent Explosive Disorder
  • Anxiety, Panic, and Social Disorders
  • Sexual Dysfunction, Gender Identity Disorders
  • Personality Disorders: OCD, Paranoia, etc.
  • Tic Disorders – Tourette’s etc.
  • Spectrum Disorders

When you're ready to talk with our professionals about your symptoms, give us a call. We can help you with therapists in Wilmington, NC that you can trust.

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