Female Sexual Disorder

Dr. Stefanie A. Schultis

Sexual Issues

You Are Not Alone.

Female sexual issues are common.  So common, this condition is referred to as Female Sexual Arousal Disorder (FSAD).  It is characterized by a persistent or recurrent inability to attain sexual arousal or to maintain arousal until the completion of a sexual activity.

Sexual response involves a complex interplay of physiology, emotions, experiences, beliefs, lifestyle and relationships. Disruption of any component can affect sexual desire, arousal or satisfaction, and treatment often involves more than one approach.

If problems last more than a few months or cause distress for you or your partner, you should schedule an appointment.  Dr. Stefanie Schultis located in Covington, LA has several non-surgical office treatments that may help.

There are several circumstances that can keep you from enjoying sex:

  • Lack of sexual desire

  • Inability to become aroused

  • Lack of orgasm, or sexual climax

  • Painful intercourse

Conditions may have physical or psychological causes.  Physical causes may include desire and function. Psychological causes may include work-related stress and anxiety. They may also include depression or concerns about marriage or relationship problems. For some women, the problem results from past sexual trauma. 

  • Medications – medications to treat mood disorders or heart disease are among the most common to cause problems, although there are others.

  • Illicit drug use.

  • Pelvic surgery/trauma.

  • Vascular or blood flow problems like high cholesterol, high blood pressure or diabetes.

  • Hormonal problems like menopause, thyroid disease or postpartum.

  • Neurologic problems like spinal cord injuries or multiple sclerosis.

  • Psychological problems like depression, stress, history of abuse, self-esteem or relationship issues.


Stefanie A. Schultis, MD

Advanced Gynecology

Hormone Pellet, Laser and PRP Therapy

Regenerative Medicine Men and Women


Fax 985-893-3427

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110 Lakeview Drive  Ste 100

Covington, LA  70433

Off Judge Tanner Blvd 

Across from Lakeview Regional Medical Center

30 Years OBGYN Covington LA

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