What is Sexual Health?

Sexual health can be an important part of your emotional, mental, and physical wellbeing. Having a healthy and fulfilling sexual life is integral for many patients, but conditions that affect your sexual health can take a toll on both your body and mind, as well as that of your partner’s. It can often feel embarrassing or uncomfortable to look for help with your sexual health, especially when it seems like your only options are medications or surgery. Stem cells can be an effective option for restoring sexual health through regeneration of important tissues and functions that make up your body’s sexual mechanisms.

What Causes Sexual Health Conditions?

Conditions that affect your sexual health can happen for many different reasons, but treatment can have a positive effect on your overall health, not just your sexual health. We begin treatment with a full understanding of your symptoms, anatomy, and goals for your sexual health so that we can create the right treatment plan that fits your healthy lifestyle and achieves your emotional and physical well-being.

What are Common Sexual Health Conditions?


It’s estimated that erectile dysfunction affects as many as 30 million men. It’s defined as the inability to achieve an erection that is either not firm enough or not sustained long enough for sexual intercourse. Although most men have difficulties with erections from time to time, erectile dysfunction is a long-term condition that is often caused by medical or psychological issues. Although stress or nervousness can be a contributing factor, it can also be the result of limited blood flow or nerve damage. Erectile dysfunction can be a serious indicator for dangerous cardiovascular conditions, so early treatment and screening is highly important.


Orgasmic disorder, or anorgasmia, is the inability to achieve orgasm during sex, and it can affect anyone. It can occur in varying degrees and even change over the course of your lifetime. For example, some patients have never experienced orgasm, while some can only achieve orgasm in extremely specific circumstances. There are many different factors that can cause or effect orgasmic disorder, including certain medications, illnesses, gynecological conditions, and aging. There can also be many different psychological causes. Often, a decrease in sensitivity around erectile tissue can cause a lack of stimulation.

Vaginal Aging or Dysfunction

Due to aging or other factors, patients can experience dysfunction known as “vaginal atrophy.” This occurs when the vaginal walls become thin, dry, or inflamed due to decreased estrogen levels. Symptoms related to vaginal aging or dysfunction are most commonly treated with PRP stem cell therapy. PRP, or platelet-rich plasma, can be injected into the vaginal area to reduce symptoms of vaginal aging, including dryness, itching, urgency or frequent urination, light bleeding with intercourse, or discomfort.


Over the course of aging, many women experience changes that can make sexual intercourse uncomfortable or unenjoyable. These changes can be the result of menopause and a deficiency in estrogen that leads to symptoms like dryness, inflammation, and thinning of the vaginal walls. This can make intercourse painful and also lead to difficulties with urinating or pelvic support. It can also lead to greater chances of vaginal or urinary infections.

Learn More About How Stem Cells Can Help

Sexual dysfunctions can take a toll on your emotional health and your relationships, and it can often feel like you have few options or real solutions. Both adipose derived stem cells and platelet-rich plasma, or PRP, are effective ways to rejuvenate and jumpstart your body’s sexual functions through growth factors derived from your own tissues. Learn more about PRP.

Schedule a Consultation

At Axis Stem Cell Institute, we understand that positive solutions to your sexual health conditions can make a difference in your lifestyle and wellbeing. We advocate for full-body health and mental wellness that is the result of addressing your conditions and concerns with the latest in stem cell technology. It can feel like there are few options for sexual health regeneration, so our stem cell experts can guide you through the treatment process and supply the most accurate and up-to-date information about your options.

Adipose derived stem cells and PRP treatments can be an effective option for enhancing your body’s own restorative processes and regaining your sexual function. As a first step, you can speak with our experts about your treatment options with regenerative medicine at our Kirkland office. To schedule a consultation, contact our office by calling 206.415.2947 or filling out our online form. Our patient coordinators can be in touch to help you through the booking process.

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