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Perimenopause often signals beginning of sexual dysfunction, finds study

A new study indicates that sexual dysfunction increases by nearly 30% during perimenopause, and vaginal dryness most often has the greatest effect on desire, arousal, lubrication, and overall satisfaction. Study results were published this week in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS). There are many factors that can negatively affect sexual […]

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Is female sexual dysfunction linked with mental health issues?

Are mental health issues connected with losing one’s desire for sex? Health experts state that in a lot of cases mental health is one of the factors which contributes to loss of sexual desire. And the cases of sexual dysfunction are rising worldwide. Mental health experts believe, globally, female sexual dysfunction (FSD) has emerged as […]

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All you need to know about female sexual disorders

All you need to know about female sexual disorders

Female sexual disorders (FSD) include :  Sexual desire disorders Lack of interest in sex Unable to achieve orgasm Sexual pain disorders : Dyspareunia: Pain during intercourse Vaginismus: Painful spasmodic involuntary vaginal contractions  Risk Factors for FSD  Psychological factors : Anxiety Depression Persistent daily and acute stress Individual and partners variables such as history of abuse, self-esteem, […]

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World Bipolar Day: What you can do to help manage sexual issues from bipolar disorder

Bipolar disorder is a mood disorder. People who have bipolar disorder experience high levels of both euphoria and depression. Their moods can go from one extreme to the other. Life events, medication, and recreational drug use can trigger mania and depression. Both moods can last from a few days to a few months. Sexuality and manic episodes: Your sex drive […]

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Weight-loss surgery can help have this added health bonus

Apart from the health benefits that weight-loss surgery can bring, a new study shows it could boost a patient’s sex life. Even better, that boost may often be a lasting one. Weight-loss surgery has more benefits than simply slimming a patient down, it may also result in lasting improvements to sexual functioning, a new study […]

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Erectile dysfunction is a major indicator of heart disease

Erectile dysfunction (ED) indicates greater cardiovascular risk, regardless of other risk factors, such as cholesterol, smoking and high blood pressure, according new research published in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation. In the study, which followed more than 1,900 men, ages 60 to 78, over 4 years, those who reported ED were twice as likely […]

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