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ea0081p445 | Reproductive and Developmental Endocrinology | ECE2022

Kisspeptin improves sexual brain processing in women with low sexual desire

Thurston Layla , Hunjan Tia , Ertl Natalie , B Wall Matt , Mills Edouard , Suladze Sofiya , Patel Bijal , Alexander Emma , Muzi Beatrice , A Rabiner Eugenii , Bech Paul , Goldmeier David , Abbara Ali , Comninos Alexander , Dhillo Waljit

Introduction: Sexual desire is a key component of the sexual response model. Absence or deficiency of sexual desire can lead to marked distress or interpersonal difficulty, termed ‘hypoactive sexual desire disorder’ (HSDD). HSDD is the most common female sexual health complaint worldwide, affecting up to 10% of women. Despite its detrimental impact on psychological well-being and quality of life, treatment options are currently limited. The hormone kisspeptin is a ke...