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Fake pills for female Viagra prove some bad sex is in your head

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It's been far long since we tapped that (source known as the Journal of Sexual Medicine.) There's no avoiding their latest issue, which aims to definitely answer the question of whether bad sex is all in your head… ladies. Their results show that a huge percentage of the female population claimed to be having better sex since taking a pill they thought was meant to arouse them.

Of course, the pill was a placebo — filled with sugar.

50 women… received a placebo instead of tadalafil in an old clinical trial for the drug, which is now sold as Cialis (and which wouldn't have done much for the women anyway, since it's an erectile-dysfunction drug).

[Psychologists] crunched the numbers on the placebo arm of that trial and found that many women said their sex lives significantly improved when they were taking what they thought could be tadalafil. The women, ages 35 to 55 and all pre-menopausal, had all been diagnosed with female sexual arousal disorder. But after a few weeks on the placebo, the women as a group reported less distress and more fun in their sex lives.

The women also received some psychological treatment during the trial… the women were asked to change their behavior: to try to have sex at least three times a month….

Pushing oneself to change regular patterns can be a potent treatment on its own. Also, filling out questionnaires forces you to self-monitor, which can be crucial to getting better. [Time.com]

Anyone out there want to weigh on this? Have you had sexual problems that were solved by pills or through therapy?