Women with Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder (HSDD) have very few sexual thoughts or urges. Flibanserin is a drug that treats HSDD in women. It causes a decrease in serotonin and an increase in dopamine, which influences the reward system associated with sexual response. Taking the pill every day was seen to increase satisfying sexual experience occurrences by 0.5 times a month. With a slight comedic undertone, this video promotes awareness of HSDD in women and looks at using Flibanserin to treat the condition.
This video was made by Demystifying Medicine students Tom Enbar, David Kalambet, Arshdeep Judgey and Megan Gold
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