CU Urogynecology doctors and Hello Flo discuss PGAD symptoms, ways to improve arousal
Spontaneous arousal may seem like a fantasy, but it is a debilitating and often undiagnosed condition affecting women of all ages. To improve awareness of this relatively unknown condition, Hello Flo interviewed Dr. Marsha K. Guess and Dr. Kathleen Connell on persistent genital arousal disorder (PGAD).
PGAD, also known as restless genital syndrome, is characterized by constant and often uncontrollable sexual arousal, unrelated to sexual desire.
“The term genital arousal disorder refers to the inability to attain or maintain typical responses in a situation that would normally produce sexual arousal. This may include persistent vaginal dryness or lack of genital swelling during stimulation.” Dr. Guess