Female Sexual Dysfunction

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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

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Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Female Sexual Dysfunction" returned 49 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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Female sexual dysfunction with combined oral contraceptive use.
 

Author(s): Jean Jasmin M L Lee, Thiam Chye Tan, Seng Bin Ang

Journal: Singapore Med J. 2017 06;58(6):285-288.

 

Combined oral contraceptive pills (COCs) remain one of the most popular forms of contraception to prevent unwanted pregnancy in women. While it is known that COCs can cause sexual dysfunction in women, there is currently no recommendation to screen for sexual function before and after ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Sexual dysfunction in female patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis.
 

Author(s): Pawel Bartnik, Aleksandra Wielgoś, Joanna Kacperczyk, Katarzyna Pisarz, Iwona Szymusik, Aleksandra Podlecka-Piętowska, Beata Zakrzewska-Pniewska, Miroslaw Wielgoś

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Sexual dysfunction (SD) is one of the common symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS) and is often underdiagnosed, especially in women. Relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) is the most widespread form of the disease, but the data on SD occurrence in this particular group of patients ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Female Sexual Dysfunction" returned 16 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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Effect of Pelvic Organ Prolapse Surgeries on Female Sexual Function in Egyptian Women
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Female Sexual Dysfunction

 

Last Updated: 8 Apr 2018

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Viveve Geneveve Treatment of the Vaginal Introitus to Evaluate Safety and Efficacy
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Female Sexual Dysfunction

 

Last Updated: 14 May 2018

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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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