TBI may change your sexual responses

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TBI may change your sexual responses

TBI may change your sexual responses

Sexuality and arousal involve various areas of the brain. Should any of those areas be damaged, e.g. through a traumatic brain injury (TBI), a person may have difficulties with sexual encounters, even though physical parts still work.

  • Emotions after an accident such as depression, anxiety, and stress, can reduce sex drive.
  • Studies have shown that about 40% of men suffer either temporary or permanent erectile dysfunction after a brain injury.
  • Around 30% of both men and women have reported a difficulty, or sometimes an inability to reach a climax after a brain injury.

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