What Happens If A Woman Takes Viagra? What Does Female Viagra Do?

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Viagra is a medication used to treat erectile dysfunction in men. What happens if a woman takes Viagra? Well, there is no evidence that proves that it can boost the female libido.

What Happens If A Woman Takes Viagra?

Though men and woman are similar in many aspects, they are totally different in many other aspects. The mechanism of desire and arousal is totally different in men and women. This is why Viagra may not work for women.

What Happens If A Woman Takes Viagra

Today, there are many supplements in the market that come with a label of female Viagra. They promise better libido in women. Currently, there is no evidence which proves that these pills work and on the other hand, they are not legitimate.

But there is a drug known as flibanserin. Researchers closely observed how female Viagra influences the brain. When this drug was tested on monkeys, researchers observed interesting facts. When the brain metabolism slowed down, a pill seemed to boost 'desire'.

What Happens If A Woman Takes Viagra-Touch

What Does Female Viagra Do?

Basically, the female Viagra seemed to change the brains' metabolic process. So, women tend to respond better to male touch after popping in a pill. This may be because the centres in the brain that govern grooming behaviours are impacted with this drug. They may respond to 'grooming behaviours' well.

What Happens If A Woman Takes Viagra- Lovemaking

Some women may experience lack of desire due to various reasons which could be biological, genetic, health related or even factors like stress. For such women, getting intimate physically may turn into a challenging task. Maybe, this is one factor which is triggering the need to use a drug for arousal.

The studies done till now were carried out on rodents and marmosets. Their brains were mapped (MRI Scans) and the activity inside was studied after the drug was used. Currently, researchers are still trying to find about the exact effects of the drug called flibanserin.

(Inputs from IANS)

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Story first published: Friday, December 11, 2015, 19:00 [IST]
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