Persistent Sexual Arousal Syndrome (PSAS) / Persistent Genital Arousal Disorder (PGAD)

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Latest Research - Persistent Sexual Arousal Syndrome (PSAS)

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The latest research in PSAS by the Utrecht University and The Hague’s Haga Hospital has linked PSAS in women with restless legs and overactive bladder. Dr. Marcel Waldinger, Neuropsychiatrist, and his team, studied 18 Dutch women who reported PSAS and published their results in the international scientific Journal of Sexual Medicine. The Dutch study claims it is the largest research till date on PSAS.
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All women who complained of PSAS were subject to in depth interviews and many medical examinations such as MRI scans of the pelvis and the brain. The study found that most women with PSAS, who participated in the study, also had restless legs, overactive bladder and pelvic varicosis.

Another study attempted to establish that PSAS is different from hypersexuality. The study compared Female Sexual Function Index (FSFI) scores of women with persistent sexual arousal syndrome compared with published scores of women with female sexual arousal disorder (FSAD) and healthy controls.

The overall sexual functioning of women with PSAS who participated in the study was found to be within the normal range and was significantly better than that of women diagnosed with Female Sexual Arousal Disorder (FSAD).

The research concluded that there was no evidence to believe that women who meet the criteria for a diagnosis of PSAS are hypersexual.

A study released in November 2007 found that Persistent Sexual Arousal Syndrome can lead to various other psychological problems such as depression, anxiety and panic attacks.

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teah1112 Monday, December 28, 2015

Hi. My name is April and I have suffered with PGAD for over two years. The horrible feeling of constant pain and arousal. I am 63 yrs. and this has ruined my life. Going somewhere , doing something, constant arousal..then the pain..I cried and took pain pills, which only helped a little. So so horrible..to be so uncomfortable all the time, not even being able to go to the bathroom or shower. This is too much to bear. BUT this CAN. Yes CAN go away. It did for me and how? Sincerely And honestly pray. The power of prayer cured me. I prayed often, desperately , and and with faith. I am living proof that this works. Pray with your whole heart and soul. This will end in His time. It took a long time, but in His time it ended.. I promise you, it CAN. Go away...trust the Lord. Please don't get discouraged ...give it time and PRAY. I will pray for all of you too.

Winterwolfcub Thursday, November 5, 2015

im 24 Years old, i have been dealing with this since I can remember, Probably since I hit Puberty. It is a nightmare, All day long i fight and fight the urge to go into the other room and take care of it, I fight because I know that it will only get worse. I finally got the courage to talk about it to my SO. He was amazing, and so understanding, and to be able to talk about it openly has relieved so much stress in my life. I can only hope that this disorder can get more attention, so that maybe one day I can live a normal life. Please, do not be afraid to talk about this to your partner, or your super close friend, challenge them to google ReGS, research it. Having someone to talk to, that understands what im going through has helped me in so many ways. I now have a daughter and its a struggle, but she has helped me fight my urges, and so has my SO.

Hashmi488 Saturday, March 7, 2015

Hello nice post.
Thanks for the amusing post... According to the Male Aging Study, a little over half of men experience erectile dysfunction [ED].Erectile dysfunction - a man's inability to maintain an erection for sex - has numerous psychological and physical causes. Sexual dysfunction refers to a problem occurring during any phase of the sexual response cycle that prevents the individual or couple from experiencing satisfaction from the sexual activity. Sexual dysfunction can affect any age.

jong Friday, January 23, 2015

I am an acupuncturist for 18 years. Thank you for labeling this health disorder. I can now explain to my two patients their cases. An old woman in her 70's and a carrer lady in her early 30's. The old woman is cured while the later is still uder going treatment with great improvements and they both are asking me what is the name and the cause of their disorders.

sg300 Sunday, February 1, 2015

Hi, where are you based? I am interested in trying acupunture for this condition, especially if you say there are good results.

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