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What causes HSDD (frustrating low sexual desire) in women? HSDD is believed to be the result of an imbalance of certain chemicals in the brain that are responsible for regulating sexual desire. Ongoing, frustrating low sexual desire may be HSDD, which has been recognized as a medical condition since 1987. HSDD or low sexual desire affects women of different ages, some as young as 20. HSDD is the most common female sexual dysfunction, affecting millions of women, some as young as 20. Symptoms include low sexual desire, which can cause women to avoid situations that may lead to intimacy.

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Hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD) is the most common sexual female dysfunction but often goes undiagnosed. Why is that? A lot of women don’t even know HSDD exists, let alone that it’s treatable.

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  • what is hsdd?

    It’s a treatable medical condition also called hypoactive sexual desire disorder. Women with HSDD have decreased sexual desire that they find frustrating. HSDD can lower your self esteem and strain your relationship. If that’s what you’re feeling, don’t feel alone or embarrassed—unblush.

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