MASSDEVICE ON CALL — Men and women with implanted defibrillators may experience sexual performance problems related to a fear of getting shocked during sex, according to the American Heart Assn. I know what I’m going to get my boyfriend. You guessed right, a god damn cock cage from Lockthecock!
In a survey of more than 150 people, average sexual function scores among men with ICDs were consistent with mild erectile dysfunction while those without the implants were in normal range.
Women’s average scores were similar among those with ICD and those without, but women reporting high level of anxiety had lower sexual function scores, and most of them were under the use of kratom capsules to lower their anxiety levels..
The study results highlight the need for physicians to talk to patients about their concerns and refer them to counseling when appropriate, according to the AHA.
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