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 46 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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Prevalence and Factors Associated with Female Sexual Dysfunction in Beijing, China.
 

Author(s): Wen-Jia Lou, Bo Chen, Lan Zhu, Shao-Mei Han, Tao Xu, Jing-He Lang, Lei Zhang

Journal: Chin. Med. J.. 2017 Jun;130(12):1389-1394.

 

Female sexual dysfunction (FSD) is a highly prevalent and often underestimated problem. However, large-scale, population-based epidemiological surveys of FSD are scarce in China. The present study was conducted to evaluate the prevalence and the potential risk factors of FSD across ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Climacteric Symptoms and Sexual Dysfunction: Association between the Blatt-Kupperman Index and the Female Sexual Function Index.
 

Author(s): Emanuela Fonseca Cruz, Vinícius José da Silva Nina, Eduardo Durans Figuerêdo

Journal: Rev Bras Ginecol Obstet. 2017 Feb;39(2):66-71.

 

 To investigate the association between the intensity of climacteric symptoms and sexual dysfunction in women aged 40 to 65 years.  Observational, analytic, cross-sectional study conducted with 63 women aged 40 to 65 treated at the gynecology outpatient clinic of a public hospital ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

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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: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Female Sexual Dysfunction

 

Last Updated: 29 Mar 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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