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High Blood Pressure Harms Women's Sexual Function, Too

Vital Information:

  • High blood pressure has been known to affect sexual function in men, but new research shows it also may cause sexual problems for women.
  • Women with high blood pressure are more likely to report a decrease in vaginal lubrication, less frequent orgasm, and more frequent pain during intercourse, compared to women with normal blood pressure.
  • Experts advise anyone with sexual problems to talk to their physicians, as it may be related to a variety of medical conditions.

 

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