The effect of date palm on sexual function in infertile couples: a double-blind controlled clinical trial.

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From: BMC Research Notes(Vol. 15, Issue 1)
Publisher: BioMed Central Ltd.
Document Type: Report
Length: 3,044 words
Lexile Measure: 1460L

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Objective Infertility has a significant impact on the sexual function of couples. The use of herbal medicine has been highly important throughout the history of medicine. The present study was conducted to evaluate the effect of date palm on sexual function of infertile couples. Results The present study was a double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial conducted on infertile women and their husbands who referred to infertility clinics in Iran in 2019. The intervention group was given a palm date capsule and the control group was given a placebo. Data were collected through female sexual function index and International Index of Erectile Function. The total score of sexual function of females in the intervention group increased significantly from 21.06 [+ or -] 2.58 to 27.31 [+ or -] 2.59 (P Trial registration The trial was retrospectively registered in the Iranian registry of clinical trials at 2020-10-07 (https://www.irct.ir/trial/51339; registration number: IRCT20200925048834N1) Keywords: Infertility, Date palm, Sexual function, Female sexual function index, Male sexual function index

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