Female Sexual Dysfunction

Common Name(s)

Female Sexual Dysfunction

Female Sexual Dysfunction refers in general to a persistent, recurrent problem with sexual response or desire. Female Sexual Dysfunction may occur at any point in life and may be continuous or happen only occasionally. There are several types, and a woman may experience one or more of the types. The types include: Low sexual desire, Sexual arousal disorder, Orgasmic disorder, and Sexual pain disorder. Any of the types of Female Sexual Dysfunction can affect the woman’s emotional and physical relationships. This coupled with stress can lead to depression and an unfulfilled physiological lifestyle. Female sexual dysfunction is caused by multiple factors.

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HealthyWomen

HealthyWomen (HW) is the nation's leading independent health information source for women. Our core mission is to educate, inform and empower women to make smart health choices for themselves and their families. For more than 20 years, millions of women have been coming to HW for answers to their most pressing and personal health care questions. Through our wide array of online and print publications, HW provides health information that is original, objective, reviewed by medical experts and reflective of the advances in evidence-based health research.

Last Updated: 9 Jul 2015

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Following organizations serve the condition "Female Sexual Dysfunction" for support, advocacy or research.

HealthyWomen

HealthyWomen (HW) is the nation's leading independent health information source for women. Our core mission is to educate, inform and empower women to make smart health choices for themselves and their families. For more than 20 years, millions of women have been coming to HW for answers to their most pressing and personal health care questions. Through our wide array of online and print publications, HW provides health information that is original, objective, reviewed by medical experts and reflective of the advances in evidence-based health research.

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Last Updated: 9 Jul 2015

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Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Female Sexual Dysfunction" returned 44 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease as a risk factor for female sexual dysfunction in premenopausal women.
 

Author(s): Jae Yeon Lee, Dong Wook Shin, Jeong Won Oh, Won Kim, Sae Kyung Joo, Myung Jae Jeon, Sun Min Kim, Jae Moon Yun, Ki Young Son, Jin Ho Park, Belong Cho, Seung Mi Lee

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Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) has become a common and important chronic liver disease worldwide. Previous studies have indicated that NAFLD has an adverse effect on the quality of life, but information is lacking about the impact of NAFLD on female sexual dysfunction. ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Which are the male factors associated with female sexual dysfunction (FSD)?
 

Author(s): E Maseroli, E Fanni, E Mannucci, M Fambrini, E A Jannini, M Maggi, L Vignozzi

Journal: Andrology. 2016 Sep;4(5):911-20.

 

It has been generally assumed that partner's erectile dysfunction, premature, and delayed ejaculation play a significant role in determining female sexual dysfunction (FSD). This study aimed to evaluate the role of the male partner's sexual function, as perceived by women, in determining ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Comparative analysis of copper intrauterine device impact on female sexual dysfunction subtypes.
 

Author(s): Mehmet Sakinci, Cihangir Mutlu Ercan, Safak Olgan, Hakan Coksuer, Kazim Emre Karasahin, Oguzhan Kuru

Journal: Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol. 2016 06;55(3):460-1.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

Review articles summarize what is currently known about a disease. They discuss research previously published by others.
The terms "Female Sexual Dysfunction" returned 15 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Female sexual dysfunction: Assessment.
 

Author(s): J B Sharma, Bharti Kalra

Journal: J Pak Med Assoc. 2016 May;66(5):623-6.

 

Female sexual dysfunction (FSD) is a common complex clinical condition, with multiple etiologies, association and pathophysiologic correlations. This review includes the definition, etiology, and diagnosis of FSD. It calls for a bio psychosocial approach to FSD management, which incorporates, ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Prevalence and predictors of female sexual dysfunction: a protocol for a systematic review.
 

Author(s): Megan E McCool, Melissa A Theurich, Christian Apfelbacher

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Sexual function is an essential component of life. For this reason, sexual dysfunction can have a negative impact on the wellbeing of men and women alike. Since the turn of the 21st century, research on female sexual dysfunction (FSD) has gained momentum. While FSD is often assessed ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Les lanternes rouges: the race for information about cycling-related female sexual dysfunction.
 

Author(s): Sarah N Partin, Kathleen A Connell, Steven M Schrader, Marsha K Guess

Journal: J Sex Med. 2014 Aug;11(8):2039-47.

 

Cycling is growing in popularity among women. As in men, it is associated with genital neuropathies and decreased sensation in female riders. However, there is a gap in research and information addressing the relationship between cycling and female sexual dysfunction (FSD) in women.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Surface Stimulation for Female Sexual Dysfunction
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Female Sexual Dysfunction

 

Last Updated: 5 Jun 2017

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Female Sexual Dysfunction in Renal Failure
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Evaluations of Sexual Dysfunction of Female in Chronic Renal Failure

 

Last Updated: 30 May 2017

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Female Sexual Dysfunction in Breast Cancer Patients
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Female Breast Cancer

 

Last Updated: 13 May 2017

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