What is Impotency?

The use of this term ‘impotency‘ also occurs to describe a person whose sexual life is dysfunctioning. Male Peaople with impotence are not able to get their penis hard & strong during the sexual relation. They are not willing to get connected sexually with their partner. It can occur to any adult man or woman. Men mostly show physical symptoms pertaining to penis erection whereas, in women, sexual impotency is shown through psychological behavior and avoidance to have sex. Impotency occurs in men and women differently with different symptoms. Sexual impotency is a symptom of some underlying issue or side effect of a particular drug. Let’s know more about sexual impotency. 


Sexual Impotency in Males

Erectile dysfunction is the other name for sexual impotency that occurs in many men. Patients are unable to get a proper penis erection when they experience any type of sexual arousal or involve themselves in sexual activity. Moreover, maintaining and bringing the flaccid state of the penis into a rigid one becomes a challenge for such patients. It can also affect their sex lives a lot.



  • You feel performance pressure before sex
  • Also, there is trouble keeping erection
  • Hard to erect your penis 
  • Even if you give external stimulation, the penis doesn’t erect
  • Also, a decline in willingness to sex
  • Hesitant to do sex
  • Unable to express their sexual arousal with penis erection during sexual activity
  • Little distraction can also make your penis flaccid sex quickly
  • Feel a lot of stress during times of sex
  • Penis rigidity is not enough during vaginal intercourse
  • Unable to reach orgasm in masturbation due to little to no penis erection
  • You feel insecure because of your inability to erect your penis



  • Body image issues
  • Low self-esteem
  • Other insecurities
  • Low self-worth
  • Sex performance anxiety
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Stress
  • Problems with the sexual partner
  • Blood vessel clogging
  • Diabetes
  • High Blood pressure
  • Heart disease
  • High levels of cholesterol
  • Obesity or overweight
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Low testosterone level
  • Lack of blood supply in penis areal
  • Metabolic syndrome
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Drug’s side effects
  • Tobacco usage
  • Peyronie’s disease
  • Sleep disorders
  • Substance abuse
  • Drinking and smoking
  • Heart disease
  • Prostate cancer
  • Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)
  • Hypogonadism
  • Injury in the central nervous system
  • Pelvic area injury
  • Lack of sexual intimacy between partners
  • Unsatisfactory sex life



Home Remedies
  • Quit/avoid smoking
  • Eating Garlic, Almonds
  • Loose weight
  • Exercise
  • Also, quit/avoid drinking alcohol
  • Work through a relationship problem
  • Also, talk to your sexual partner about this problem
  • Improve your mental health
  • Focus on pleasure instead of performance often
  • Also, try new ways of experiencing sex
Other Methods
  • Alprostadil self-injection
  • Alprostadil urethral suppository
  • Testosterone replacement
  • Using Penis pumps
  • Penile implants
  • Psychological counseling
  • Go for Ayurvedic or herbal treatment


Sexual Impotency in Females

It is interesting to know that even females also go through sexual impotency problems. Here, in this case, women cannot experience normal sexual intercourse process and pleasure. Furthermore, it gives them trouble getting pleasure and reaching climax or orgasm properly. Also, this issue can occur to women at any stage of their lives.



  • Low libido
  • Also, unable to arouse themselves sexually
  • Little to no interest in sex
  • Also, hard to be sexually aroused
  • You are also unable to reach orgasm
  • Pain if there’s physical sexual stimulation
  • Also, Struggle to have unpainful sexual intercourse
  • Vagina also gets dry often
  • Furthermore, there is too much frictional intercourse



  • Underlying health issues
  • Also. there is painful sexual experience
  • Bladder problem
  • Medication usage
  • Going under treatments such as chemotherapy
  • Low estrogen levels
  • Menopausal effect
  • Additionally, there is low blood flow in the pelvic area
  • Little to no mental and genital stimulation during sex
  • Hormonal changes
  • You might also have menstrual phase issue
  • Mood swings
  • Psychological issues such as anxiety and depression
  • Unhappy with relationship
  • Unsatisfactory experience during with a partner
  • Sexual abuse history
  • There are also other insecurities
  • Also, there might be low self-confidence
  • Unhealthy body image
  • Vulvovaginal atrophy



Home Remedies
  • Quit/avoid smoking and alcoholism
  • Moreover, exercise
  • Work through a relationship problem
  • Also, talk about your sexual problem
  • Improve your mental health
  • Try new ways of experiencing sex
  • Moreover, practice healthy lifestyle habits
  • You can also use lubricant
  • Also, try sexual stimulation device
  • Additionally, take proper sleep and rest
  • Ospemifene
  • Flibanserin
  • Sildenafil
  • Bremelanotide
Other Methods
  • Go for psychology counseling
  • Estrogen therapy
  • Androgen therapy

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