It's unknown how many women have PGAD since many choose not to talk about it out of embarrassment.
"Men don't understand it," said Molannen, as reported by the Times, who compared it to an erection that never goes down. "It won't let you calm down. You can't go to sleep. You think you are going to have a heart attack. You think you are going to die."
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