Scientists working on what has been termed an "important public health concern" (1), (2) have identified two botanical extracts--Cordyceps sinensis and maca--that work together to modulate six distinct pathways that can lead to female sexual dysfunction
With this study, we shed light on the highly frequent condition of female sexual dysfunction
in women on dialysis; this deserves attention and further study, since specific interventions are not yet available to address it," said Dr.
Other significant independent predictors of severe sexual dysfunction
were age, global health status, diabetes, and income category.
The prevalence of sexual dysfunction
was 48% among women treated for hypertension, compared with 33% among the untreated hypertensives, a significant difference.
Close follow-up observation for the infrequent cases of fatigue and sexual dysfunction
Without Laumann's claim, female sexual dysfunction
may have become another of hundreds of obscure medical syndromes and conditions.
In this way, the effectiveness of psychological treatments for sexual dysfunction
is likely to increase" (p.
Researchers also were surprised by the relative unimportance of age when it comes to sexual dysfunction
The type of heart disease can also affect sexual dysfunction
A snapshot of the global therapeutic scenario for Male Sexual Dysfunction
The participants who took maca were found to score more than 34% lower (which by this measure means better) than the placebo subjects on a standard sexual dysfunction
NEW ORLEANS -- Postmenopausal women are more than twice as likely to experience sexual dysfunction
as are younger women, and their risk also is doubled if they have low levels of dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA), according to new data from the Penn Ovarian Aging Study.
The first step in treating sexual dysfunction
caused by selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) is to conduct a thorough health assessment that focuses on pretreatment sexual functioning, the phase of sexual response that is primarily disturbed, and other causes of sexual dysfunction
Bupropion (Wellbutrin) and nefazodone (Serzone) have sexual dysfunction
rates close to placebo in drug trials.
Low levels can produce sexual dysfunction
, fatigue, depression, muscle atrophy and osteoporosis.