Sexual dysfunction is common among patients with PD and represents one of the disabling features of the disease.
The need for intimacy and sexual expression are important dimensions of quality of life of people with PD. Given the high prevalence of sexual dysfunctions in PD, health care providers should play a major role in advocating sexual health and treat sexual health issues as part of the holistic approach to people with PD.
The most common sexual dysfunctions affecting PD individuals are:
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