A question about sexual anhedonia? Who gets it?

Anhedonia. Anhedonia is loss of pleasure in all activities. What used to bring enjoyment, no longer does. This can be a symptom of major depression, and can be excruciating. Losing interest or pleasure in sex alone may not mean depression, but could be a specific sexual dysfunction or other problem. Best to see your physician for a complete history and physical, also some lab work -- and go from there.

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How do you end this sexual anhedonia?

Sex anhedonia. Maybe you don't end it. Anhedonia in this context means a lack of pleasure from having sex. We all start out with a lot of nervousness about sex and may have other issues like a past history of abuse, which may require counseling. But sex is one of the simplest and easiest pleasures god gave us. It should n't take much effort to enjoy it. If it really does, maybe it's just not for you, which is ok. Read more...

I have very low vitaminD. Is this causing my sexual anhedonia? Lately sex has been pleasurable up until orgasm where there is nofeeling just ejaculation

In my brief research. I was unable to determine that vitamin D deficiency is a cause of sexual anhedonia. Normally chemicals in the brain are released upon reaching climax which cause quick cycles of muscle contraction and pleasure feelings. Dysfunction of dopamine release due to depression, drug addiction, high prolactin, low testosterone, certain meds may contribute. First med eval; then possible sex therapy. Read more...

I don't feel pleasure during intercourse. Diagnosed with a rare dysfunction called Sexual anhedonia or PDOD. Is there a cure, surgery for this?

There is a wide. Variation in sexual response and preferences. If your sex drive makes you wonder please ask your doc to check your hormones. There may also be a psychological component. A licensed sex therapist may be helpful. Make sure he/she is a licensed professional. Peace and good health. Read more...

Can sexual anhedonia be caused by polycystic ovary syndrom? Even after contraceptive pill therapy, when cysts are gone, I can't get pleasure from orgasm

Not directly. Polycystic ovaries do not directly cause loss of sexual pleasure; but if this diagnosis causes the woman stress, worry, bad body image, etc...It could be related. The cysts don't cause the problem and taking ocp will likely not help. Talk with your doctor about the problem, there is good help available. Best wishes. Read more...