Look Out Couch Potatoes Sex can Trigger a Heart Attack


A new study has indicated that both sex and exercise can trigger a heart attack that is for people who do not get much exercise or sex. However, that does not mean you should not exercise or have sex out of fear of having a heart attack it simply means to get some exercise and sex just not as vigorously as someone who exercised and had sex regularly would.

The Analysis

The analysis, appearing in Wednesday's Journal of the American Medical Association, combined results from fourteen studies involving more than six thousand patients. “The studies involved only people who'd had heart attacks or had died suddenly from a heart problem. The studies looked at what the people were doing during the hour or two before their heart attacks and compared that to the same people's activity on normal days with no major heart problems.” That study design is used to try to answer the question, "Why did the heart attack occur now?" Physical activity and sex increased the risk of heart attack by a factor of about three, according to the analysis of the pooled results. Exercise increased the risk of sudden cardiac death by nearly five times. The researchers didn't find a triggering relationship between sex and sudden cardiac death, that is, a sudden death from a heart problem.”


Do not be afraid to have sex or exercise. You should slowly increase your weekly exercise to strengthen your heart and get in better shape this will lower your risk of having a heart attack during sex.

Source: http://health.yahoo.net/news/s/ap/us_med_sex_heart_attacks


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