11. Sexual Function
Sexual function is usually affected by scleroderma but it’s rarely discussed or managed. Erectile dysfunction is probable among men and dryness of the vaginal area is common among women.
12. Quality of Life
Acknowledging the physical, social and emotional toll scleroderma takes and adapting to your new needs can improve your quality of life.
Despite there being approximately 300,000 people in the U.S. who have scleroderma, it seems that many people are either completely unaware of the disease or are confused as to what the disease actually is.
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