However, the information does not comply with the title; obese and normal weight men should also be included in the research for summarizing an overall effect of Obesity on Adults in general.
Blackwell, W. (2010). “Obesity Linked to Elevated Risk of Unintended Pregnancy, Abortion and STDs”. Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health. Retrieved from http://ehis.ebscohost.com.kbcc.ezproxy.cuny.edu:2048/ehost/pdfviewer/pdfviewer?sid=1b0afdc4-e600-4926-8934-8546f87f0673%40sessionmgr11&vid=1&hid=22
Obese women aged 18-29 were more likely to have unintended pregnancy or abortion. Obese women were less likely to use contraceptives. Obese men were more likely to have had an STD in past 5 years. Obese men did not use a condom in the past year.
The study included research on both genders over an age range. However, the survey could be the result of self-analysis; hence authenticity of the data cannot be confirmed. Also, Sampling may have resulted in biased selection from the complete data.
Esposito, K. (2008). “The Obesity-Sexual Health Relationship”. Clinical Briefs in Primary Care. Retrieved from http://ehis.ebscohost.com.kbcc.ezproxy.cuny.edu:2048/ehost/pdfviewer/pdfviewer?sid=fd01336d-7e23-4136-a31e-37b347e7cb2b%40sessionmgr12&vid=1&hid=22
Obesity is associated with increased incidence of diabetes, dyslipidemia and hypertension, all of which contribute to endothelial dysfunction. Also, obesity is an independent factor for erectile dysfunction.
Esposito, K. Ciotola, M. Giugilano, F. Bisogni, C. Schisanso, B. Autorino, R. Cobellis, L. De Sio, M. Colacurci, N. Giugilano, D. (2007). “Association of Body Weight With Sexual Function in women”. International Journal of Impotence Research. Retrieved from http://ehis.ebscohost.com.kbcc.ezproxy.cuny.edu:2048/ehost/pdfviewer/pdfviewer?sid=12bd4175-cbc2-4ee1-ad04-fde2456fa690%40sessionmgr11&vid=1&hid=22
A sample of 118 Italian women was analyzed, 52 with known FSD and 66