10 symptoms of high blood pressure

8 Sexual dysfunction

Although this symptom is more common and evident in men, women can also experience sexual dysfunction due to chronic hypertension. This occurs because chronic levels of high blood pressure can cause damage to the blood vessels in the sexual organs, which can decrease sex drive. In men, the volume of blood that flows to the penis during intercourse to produce the erection is reduced.

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Aurelysmar Grimán Perozo is a doctor from the Centroccidental University "Lisandro Alvarado", with a diploma degree in occupational medicine, and certified in CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation), and advanced electrocardiography. In addition to her work as a doctor, she also writes as a freelancer in medical research.


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