Persistent Sexual Arousal Syndrome (PSAS) - Treatment

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Treatment for Persistent Sexual Arousal Syndrome (PSAS)

Medical experts researching on Persistent Sexual Arousal Syndrome (PSAS) believe that patients reporting PSAS must have a psychologic interview and their medical history must be carefully studied.

Researchers also advise doctors treating PSAS cases to subject their patients to physical examination (genital pathology), neurologic sensation testing and to take blood tests before and after the genital arousal.

A thorough neurologic assessment and continuous psychological care and management are necessary. Doctors are also advised to ensure that the patients have a thorough assessment of their medication use.

Possible Treatment: The syndrome has not been fully described in sexuality, psychiatric or medical literature. It is yet to be explored in detail in terms of causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment. In some rare situations the symptoms are reported to be minimally reduced by the use anti-androgenic agents and anesthetizing gels.

Coping and Support: PSAS is a recently discovered pattern of female sexual disorder and doctors and patients are still muddling over the incidence and treatment of the syndrome. It can be very embarrassing for the sufferer to disclose details of being persistently aroused and may tend to suffer alone. Recognizing this as a couple’s issue will make it easier to cope with PSAS. If the woman suffering from this sexual disorder communicates with her partner and overcomes her shame to seek support and proper treatment, it will certainly help her and also help throw more light on this problem and give new leads in understanding PSAS better.

In some developed countries as in the United States medical and psychological help is available at Centers for Sexual Medicine.

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I want to talk about this disorder I think i may have it I am a guy for years i dealt with feeling while i was trying to sleep of sexual touching which i thought was just normal for a while it progressed and eventually it became a daytime thing I would feel pleasure walking around doing my job with no erection which was weird because usually guys dont feel pleasure without and erection. I also have been told I have schitzofrenia and the voice at the time was calling it cbt or cognitive behavioral therapy they sometimes asked me if i wanted to feel it and always said yes the feelings responded to my conversation I was having with myself. I ended up in a mental hospital shortly after from hearing to much and responding to it by thinking that I have a chip in my brain from when i cracked it open and started thinking I was a test trial to some new science. I calmed down and started to try and rationalize it and decided that would not happen they gave me a medication for schitzofrenia which had a side effect of getting rid of my pleasure well mostly and have not felt touching or pleasure since then I didnt really talk alot with doctors about this because it was embarrassing.

Hello, Is there anyone that i can speak about this disorder? It is ruining my life. I need to talk someone who is PGAD. I will be waiting for your answer desperately.

hi i have pgad :) and i found that all i needed to make the discomfort go away was to get rid of my depression i found the right psych meds.. :) and i still get pgad but it feels great ps: my pelvis area is paralyzed i broke my lower spine and hip so i cant feel sex unless its the pgad

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.

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.

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