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Sexual Health Concerns and Problems

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Sexual Health Concerns and Problems

Sexual health encompasses a number of variables and factors that can affect the personal, social, psychological, reproductive and professional aspects of your life. According to the latest bulletin released by World Health Organization (1), sexual health concerns can be discussed under these parameters:

Other sexual health concerns that are in the agenda of WHO are:


Common Sexual Problems in Males

Based on latest statistics, most frequently reported sexual problems in males are:

It is imperative to mention that a significant percentage of male population suffers from sexual health concerns and disorders. Fortunately, most cases are mild and does not require extensive surgical intervention or management. If you are experiencing disturbing symptoms or sexual dysfunction, make an appointment with your primary care provider to discuss the concerns.



  1. http://www.who.int/reproductivehealth/topics/sexual_health/issues/en/
  2. http://www.cdc.gov/std/stats/sti-estimates-fact-sheet-feb-2013.pdf
  3. 3. Long, D. C. (2014). Addressing sexual violence through preventive nursing practice. Nursing for women’s health, 18(6), 476-484.
  4. Yirga, W. S., Kassa, N. A., Gebremichael, M. W., & Aro, A. R. (2012). Female genital mutilation: prevalence, perceptions and effect on women’s health in Kersa district of Ethiopia. International journal of women’s health, 4, 45.
  5. Serefoglu, E. C., Yaman, O., Cayan, S., Asci, R., Orhan, I., Usta, M. F., … & Kadioglu, A. (2011). Prevalence of the complaint of ejaculating prematurely and the four premature ejaculation syndromes: results from the Turkish Society of Andrology Sexual Health Survey. The journal of sexual medicine, 8(2), 540-548.
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