18May, 2019

Abdominal Fat and Sexual Dysfunction

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-Introduction Overweight and obesity are associated with metabolic syndrome and insulin resistance and both have an effect on sexual function. However, the presence of abdominal obesity correlates more strongly with cardiovascular risk factors than a high body mass index (BMI). Therefore, waist circumference measurement is recommended in order to identify the corresponding body weight component of the metabolic syndrome and more than 50% of obese people have a low free testosterone. Some male patients may develop multiple metabolic risk factors when the waist circumference is only increased to a negligible […]