Women With Fibromyalgia Have Higher Rates of Sexual Dysfunction, Turkish Study Says

Women With Fibromyalgia Have Higher Rates of Sexual Dysfunction, Turkish Study Says
Women with fibromyalgia have higher rates of sexual dysfunction, sleep disturbances, and depression, a Turkish study of married women found. The findings of the study, "Association Between Sexual Dysfunction, Sleep Impairment and Depression in Women with Fibromyalgia," were published in Sexuality and Disability. Fibromyalgia is a complex condition characterized by widespread chronic pain, fatigue, sleep disturbances, sexual dysfunction, and memory and mood issues. It is estimated to affect 2 to 8% of the general population. The disorder tends to affect mostly women, especially those who are either near or undergoing menopause. "Based on the results of previous studies, depression, anxiety, fatigue and widespread pain are the leading causative factors of sexual dysfunction in patients with FMS [fibromyalgia]," the researchers said. "Understanding the association between sexual dysfunction, sleep disorder, depression and FMS is of importance for the development of prevention and treatment strateg
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