What is Sex?

Category: Physical Therapy

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Sex can be seen as a way to promote health in an individual.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 15 3
Support mental / emotional health 5 3
Hypersexuality 4 3
Promote relaxation 3 2
Major depressive disorder 2 0
Stress 2 0

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 2
Moderate 1
Mild 3
None 6

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Sex

Side effect Patients
Awakening due to pain 1
Costochondritis 1
Depressed mood 1
I have to use birth control because we are not ready for a baby. 1
Muscle fatigue 1
Post exertional fatigue or malaise 1

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Dosages

Based on patients currently going to Sex

Dosage Patients
4 hr weekly 1
30 min weekly 1

Why patients stopped taking Sex

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 4
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Duration

Currently going to Sex

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 1

Stopped going to Sex

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 1
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 5
Usually 5
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 2
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 4
Not at all hard to take 7
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 4
Not specified 8
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2 patient evaluations for Sex

Sep 22, 2010 (Started May 15, 1988)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for endorphines)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 min Daily
Advice & Tips: having sex as often as possible is the ONLY natural way I've found to forget about the pain. it refocuses your brain & releases endorphines that last long after the "therapy". plus, it's the best stress releaver ever

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Dec 23, 2008 (Started May 05, 1990)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed

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