Long term pain management with opiates cause sexual
dysfunction of 50% of all patients, both men
and women. It causes testosterone deficiencies in
and women, which is called hypogonadism.
Docs are supposed to monitor testosterone levels, but seldom do because the topic just doesn't come up in the Doctors office.
It's not just men that need to worry either, in fact it's of critical importance to women.
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