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Sexual dysfunction, subclinical hypothyroidism unrelated

July 1, 2015

Risk factors for sexual dysfunction in middle-aged women did not include subclinical hypothyroidism, according to recent study findings published in Thyroid.

“In modern society, people consider a sexual relationship an important part of their life even in their middle-age years,” the researchers wrote. “Therefore, sexual dysfunction can have adverse influences on social relationships and self-respect. However, this disorder has been neglected by clinicians and patients despite its importance and relatively high prevalence.”

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Sexual dysfunction, subclinical hypothyroidism unrelated

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Risk factors for sexual dysfunction in middle-aged women did not include subclinical hypothyroidism, according to recent study findings published in…
Smoking disrupts protein expression in human fetal livers In the Journals

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