Female sexual dysfunction is not rare. In the United States, 44% of women are reported to experience some form of sexual dysfunction and 12% of these women report distress associated with dysfunction. Despite this high prevalence, many women never talk to their providers about their sexual difficulties or concerns and many providers fail to broach the topic with their patients.
An algorithm for determining whether a woman has female sexual dysfunction and which one she may have.
Despite its prevalence and adverse effect on women’s quality of life, female sexual dysfunction is often not addressed for a myriad of reasons.
Small studies suggest effective strategies, but more trials are needed.
A look at the pros and cons of this new drug for women with low sexual desire.