Sexual Activity of the Elderly During the COVID-19 Pandemic


The increase in the productivity of the elderly population causes the elderly to become a population at risk. The health problems of the elderly are caused mainly by non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Soft tissue pain, functional limitations, and pelvic floor muscle disorders (PFMDs) predominate in the disease. The incident of the relationship between sexual activity and PFMDs during the pandemic is an interesting discussion. The research discussion uses bibliometric methods and a simple PICO review to analyze linkages and metadata. Pathophysiological sequences show a link between the two. Meanwhile, bibliometric studies indicate that studying the pelvic floor and organs is a novel recommendation compared to sexual dysfunction.

Keywords: COVID-19, elderly, sexual activity, pelvic floor muscle disorders

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