|December 2010 · Vol. 22, No. 12
Women who have low sexual
arousal may respond
to simple measures
One third of female subjects in a recent trial who received placebo for low sexual arousal had a meaningful response—suggesting that, in some patients, simple measures improve sexual function
Senior Editor, OBG Management
A new study reveals that women who have low sexual arousal may experience a clinically significant change in symptoms after taking a placebo.
Does this finding suggest that ObGyns should use placebo when managing women who have sexual dysfunction?