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Female Viagra: Troubling Heart Side Effects

September 11, 20159 min
What are some other side effects of Addyi?In August 2015, the FDA approved the first female Viagra-type pill, Addyi. For years, sexual dysfunction was thought of as a men's issue. However, 43 percent of women suffer from some sort of sexual dysfunction and are looking for something to boost their mood.Having a female version of the Viagra pill was a huge step for women's sexual health. But, are you aware of the serious side effects?In fact, many cardiologists are suggesting that older people, specifically women, should be aware of the symptoms of heart disease, as the bedroom is usually the first place to detect early warning signs.What are the warning signs that you should be aware of? Snoring Heart palpitations while at rest Chest pain during intercourse Hot flashes What are some other side effects of Addyi?Listen in as Laxmi Mehta, MD, shares the warning signs you should be aware of when you're in the bedroom, as well as the side effects of Addyi that could be putting your heart at risk.

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