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Latest News from the ISSM - September 28, 2018 Member Login
Thyroid Treatment Might Improve Related Sexual Problems

Patients with thyroid disease often experience sexual problems, but many of these issues resolve with thyroid treatment, according to a new paper in Sexual Medicine Reviews. 

The authors discussed 12 studies on hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism and their effects on sexual health. 

Past studies have linked thyroid disease to erectile dysfunction (ED) and ejaculatory disorders in men. For women, common problems include low desire, poor vaginal lubrication, orgasm difficulties, low satisfaction, and painful intercourse. 

More details on the study, including the prevalence of sexual dysfunction in patients with thyroid disease and the possible mechanisms involved, are available here. 

ISSM Find a Provider Tool: Is Your Practice Listed?

If you haven't taken advantage of the ISSM's Find a Provider tool, we encourage you to do so! 

This directory allows patients to find information about your practice with just a few clicks. Patients can search for sexual medicine specialists in their local area by name, organization, city, state, and country. 

Your listing is included with your ISSM membership. (Not a member? Considering joining today!)

It's easy to get started: 

  • Log in to the Members Only section of the ISSM website. 
  • Click on the My ISSM link and choose My ISSM Profile.
  • Update your profile information and complete the fields for the Find a Provider section.
  • Make sure the Publish My Data in the Search Provider Tool field is set to yes.

Be sure to keep your profile current. Members using the Find a Provider tool are responsible for updating their information as appropriate.

Curious about other ISSM membership benefits? See the list here.

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