Can Thyroid Effect the Sexual Life of Married Couple!!

Thyroid- One of the common problem which is affecting the women especially. Thyroid Gland is a tiny gland which produces the hormones and regulates the metabolic process. If these hormones are produced in less or more quantity, it results in an imbalance of the thyroid gland. The thyroid problem can be subdivided into two part which is well known;-


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  • Hypothyroidism: Underproduction of thyroid hormones
  • Hyperthyroidism: overproduction of thyroid hormones

It is assumed to have an effect over the body weight only. But it is not true, the thyroid is associated with many of the other medical complications related to overall health & well being. It also affects the immune system as well.


As far as the sexual life concerns, It also affects the libido due to which he or she may have less interest in sex which again affects the sexual life indirectly.


Let's read the effects of the Thyroid upon Men & Women:-

  • Thyroid Affects on Men:-

    Men may suffer from the hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism or related problems such as goiter or Graves Disease. which will eventually affect the sexual health of the men. In fact, research has shown the proof of having complaints related to the sexual problem. 50-60% patients get suffered from the sexual health. The sexual problems accompanied with the Thyroid are premature ejaculation, low sex drive, erectile dysfunction, delayed ejaculation, and others. Sometimes it may result in infertility.

  • Thyroid affects on Women:-

As per the medical research, almost 10% of women with having an age of 50 suffer from thyroid or hormone imbalance. The disease leads to fatigue, depression, muscle pain, weight changes (overweight & underweight). Depending upon the severity of the thyroid, it does also affect the sexual stamina of the women. they may have the complaints of low libido, sexual dysfunction or arousal problems etc.

So better to consult the sexual health doctor at the immediate. Getting rid of the thyroid problem can never be so quick and easy so better to get the alternate treatment to lower the risk of thyroid and to improve the sexual life.



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