Below the Belt: Sexual Dysfunction Overlooked in Women With Diabetes Below the Belt: Sexual Dysfunction Overlooked in Women With Diabetes
A combination of embarrassment and lack of awareness means that the sexual dysfunction commonly experienced by women with diabetes is not given the same level of importance as male sexual issues.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - March 30, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Cognitive Performance and Severity of Menopausal Symptoms Cognitive Performance and Severity of Menopausal Symptoms
This study investigated the relationship of cognitive abilities in various cognitive domains and severity of menopausal symptoms, including depression and sexual dysfunction.Menopause (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 30, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Journal Article Source Type: news

Startup looks to help folks curb sexual dysfunction with an app
Californian startup Lover recently landed $2 million for their module-based sexual health offering.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 3, 2022 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Hypertensive emergency caused by sexual enhancement supplements - Abenoza N, Stoner K.
INTRODUCTION: In the United States, major depression ranks second among all diseases and injuries as a cause of disability and 40% of patients using antidepressants experience sexual dysfunction. CASE PRESENTATION: A 41-year-old woman with past history... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 17, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Legal and ethical considerations in the delivery of sexual health care in Tanzania - Rosser BRS, Mgopa L, Leshabari S, Ross MW, Lukumay GG, Massawe A, Mkonyi E, Mohammed I, Mushy S, Mwakawanga D, Trent M, Wadley J.
Tanzania is a country with multiple sexual health challenges including high rates of HIV/STIs, early sexual debut, forced sex, sexual dysfunction, and teen pregnancy. Training in sexual health care is limited, while courses on how to address the ethical as... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Sexual dysfunction and gun ownership in America: when hard data meet a limp theory - Hill TD, Dowd-Arrow B, Ellison CG, Garcia-Alexander G, Bartkowski JP, Burdette AM.
Although there has been no direct empirical evidence linking sexual dysfunction (SD) with gun ownership, speculation has been widespread and persistent for decades. In this paper, we formally examine the association between SD and gun ownership. Our primar... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

British-led patient study finds over 200 symptoms of long COVID-19
Of the diverse range of symptoms, others included: visual hallucinations, tremors, itchy skin, changes to the menstrual cycle, sexual dysfunction, heart palpitations, bladder control issues, shingles, memory loss, blurred vision, diarrhoea, and tinnitus. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - July 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Comparison of sexual dysfunction in women who were or were not victims of sexual violence - Figueira JR, Lara LAS, Andrade MC, Rosa-E-Silva ACJS.
The victims of sexual violence may develop FSD. This retrospective study examined the characteristics of women victims of sexual abuse who had FSD who attended a tertiary hospital from 2004 to 2017. Patients were divided in two groups: women who were victi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

A good night's sleep could do wonders for your sex life
(The North American Menopause Society (NAMS)) The importance of getting a good night's sleep cannot be overstated. Lack of sleep can lead to a number of health problems and affect a woman's overall quality of life. A new study suggests that insufficient quality sleep also may lead to problems in the bedroom in the form of female sexual dysfunction. Study results are published online today in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Author interview: Stopping long-term antidepressants in people with depression or anxiety
Antidepressants are widely used for depression and anxiety. Guidelines recommend that an antidepressant should be continued for at least six months after people start to feel better, and for at least two years if they have had two or more periods of depression. Many people take antidepressants for much longer. Ellen Van Leeuwen and Mark Horowitz, authors of arecently published Cochrane review on approaches for discontinuing antidepressant use, answer some questions about the findings of the review.  Tell us about this Cochrane Review, why did you think it was important to do it?Ellen: The rise in long-term antidepressant ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - April 20, 2021 Category: Information Technology Authors: Rachel Klabunde Source Type: news

What Are the Causes of Secondary Amenorrhea?
Discussion The first sign of puberty in females is breast budding (Tanner stage II) which normally occurs from 8-13 years. Menarche usually occurs within 2 years of breast budding occurring usually at Tanner stage III-IV breast development. Menarche occurs for most girls from 10-15 years. Most cycles range between 21-45 days. Age > 13 years without acquisition of secondary sexual characteristics, > 15 years before menarche or 5 years after acquisition of secondary sexual characteristics or cycles longer than 45 days are indications for evaluation. After menarche is it not uncommon to have anovulatory cycles that are ...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - March 8, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Violence and sexual dysfunction among infertile Egyptian women - Ghoneim HM, Taha OT, Ibrahim ZM, Ahmed AA.
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate domestic violence and sexual dysfunction in infertile women. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We recruited women complaining of infertility (primary or secondary infertility). A control group of fertile women attending the outpatient c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Resilience and sexuality after concussion in women - Anto-Ocrah M, Oktapodas Feiler M, Pukall C, Pacos-Martinez A.
BACKGROUND: Previous findings from our group show that in the acute (ie, 6-10  weeks) post-injury period, women with concussions have a 70% greater risk of sexual dysfunction than those with extremity injuries. There are currently limited treatment options... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Sexual dysfunction hits some women harder than others as they age
(The North American Menopause Society (NAMS)) Sexual dysfunction often accompanies the menopause transition. Yet, not all women experience it the same. A new study identified the determinants that affect a woman's risk of sexual dysfunction and sought to determine the effectiveness of hormone therapy in decreasing that risk and modifying sexual behavior. Study results are published online in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS). (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The effect of exposure to sexual violence on sexual dysfunction and sexual distress in pregnant women - Alan Dikmen H, Cankaya S.
BACKGROUND: Sexual dysfunction and sexual distress are common during pregnancy, but the effects of exposure to sexual violence on sexual dysfunction and sexual distress in pregnant women is unknown. AIM: The aim of this study was to determine the effec... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news