Sexuality is a complex, multidimensional phenomenon that
incorporates biologic, psychologic, interpersonal, and behavioral
dimensions. It is important to recognize that a wide range of
normal sexual functioning exists. Ultimately, sexuality is defined
by each patient and his/her partner within a context of factors
such as gender, age, personal attitudes, and religious and cultural
Many types of cancer and cancer therapies are frequently
associated with sexual dysfunction. Across sites, estimates of
sexual dysfunction after various cancer treatments have ranged from
40% to 100% posttreatment. Research suggests that about 50% of
women who have had breast cancer experience long-term sexual
dysfunction, as do a similar proportion of women who have had
gynecologic cancer. For men with prostate cancer, erectile
dysfunction (erections inadequate for intercourse) has been the
primary form of sexual dysfunction investigated. Prevalence rates
of erectile dysfunction have varied. In gene...
I am a 21 year old college student where I have a scholarship to rodeo. I have been experiencing frequent migraines for the past 2 years. They have been increasing in frequency steadily over this time. I at first thought that they may have increased due to a car accident I was in about a year ago. However, I do see a chiropractor which does not seem to help significantly. I have seen doctors for migraines and was prescribed Frova. Although this medication does relieve the migraine, I have side effects that cause me not be able to function resulting in missing class and practice at least 2 times per week. These side effects include a burning sensation almost like being poked with needles all over my skin and is more severe on my face, sometimes facial numbness, shaking, confusion, and severe pain and stiffness in my jaw making it painful to even speak. This is becoming a reoccurring almost unmanageable problem since to kee...
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