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30 Nov 2004

Bloodpressure and sexual problems
Can high blood pressure cause sexual difficulties?
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01 Jan 0001

For some women, high blood pressure can cause damage to the blood vessels and there may be a decrease in blood flow to various parts of the body, including the vagina. A woman may then have more dryness, which could cause pain during intercourse. Orgasm may be impacted too. Blood pressure medications may also decrease desire.

If your high blood pressure or your medication is impacting your sex life, tell your doctor.

Dr Elna McIntosh
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