Woman Orgasms for 6 Hours a Day
Three years ago, Cara Anaya-Carlis, a 30-year-old mother from Arizona, was diagnosed with persistent genital arousal disorder, or PGAD. The first incident happened while she was grocery shopping on afternoon, her legs buckled as she fell to the ground, experiencing a wave of intense orgasms.
Persistent Genital Arousal Disorder
PGAD, a condition marked by spontaneous sexual arousal not triggered by sexual desire, has forced her to endure up to six hours of sexual arousal per day. During one episode, Carlis counted 180 orgasms in just two hours.
After seeking the help of several doctors and specialists, she has yet to find a treatment for her dehabilitating symptoms. Confused and embarrassed by the unpredictable episodes of arousal that can happen at any time, the mother avoids public spaces and has shied away from every day activities, such as bringing her 10-year-old son to the zoo or class field trips. Even her relationship with her husband Tony has suffered, who found it difficult to understand what his wife was going through at first.
Unfortunately, Carlis has lost friends who claim she is faking her condition and even her parents have had a hard time coming to terms with it. She admits they still think she’s a little “crazy.”
Carlis’ story is similar to Dale Decker, a man housebound by PGAD. Like Carlis, the condition has changed his life dramatically and on some days he has up to 100 orgasms a day. Since it can be an uncomfortable topic to bring up with a potential employer, Decker struggles to find a job and his relationship with both his wife and children are strained.
“Imagine being on your knees at your father’s funeral beside his casket – saying goodbye to him and then you have nine orgasms right there,” he says in the interview. “While your whole family is standing behind you. It makes you never want to have another orgasm for as long as you live.”
While there are ways to mitigate the symptoms with exercises that strengthen the pelvic muscles to build control and certain pills, there is currently no cure for PGAD.