Heart-attack risk spikes after sex, exercise

CNN – Exercising or having sex just about triples a person’s risk of heart attack in the hours immediately afterward, especially if the person does those activities infrequently, according to a new analysis in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Heart patients shouldn’t abstain from sex or forgo exercise based on this finding, however. Although a threefold increase in heart-attack risk sounds scary, the overall likelihood of having a heart attack after working out or making love is still very low — on the order of 3 in 1,000,000, as opposed to 1 in 1,000,000.

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18 Comments

  1. Truth, Love, Peace
    June 27, 2011

    Too much of one thing is good for nothing and the excitement can kill. I heard that this has occurred in Dominica in the past.
    It appears that in some cases age does not make a difference. I recently read in a local newspaper that a 30 year old woman was in bed. She had her laptop and was viewing pornography over the Internet. She died of a heart attack. Well, figure out the rest which I had to leave out for obvious reasons.
    Incidentally a few months ago I received an email pertaining to leaving a laptop on the bed and while sleeping. It is dangerous. It could even explode. Take note!

  2. Jalia
    June 5, 2011

    Thanks alot – your answer solved all my problems after sverael days struggling

  3. 2011...wow
    March 24, 2011

    Any and every thing we do, should be done in moderation……….a sexually satisfied man and woman keeps the Dr..away..sweet love making is a sleeping pill..and an early morning quicky can also brighten your day….as long as it is done in the name of LOVE…slow and sweet……

    But pay attention……..the article said, sex and exercize…..but every one stressed only on SEX….
    This article I dought was writen with bad intentions…..realy more educational and caution…..there are fact to back up this research..

    guess if we stay awhile without working out or exersizing our mustles and our organs will definitely be less active..and will become sore if we over workout…..the heart as well….

    moderation and frequent…..sweet and slow…food for the soul and the heart…..brain food..as well.
    Sex and sexersize is not a curse…..

  4. Dr. Ruth
    March 23, 2011

    masterbation is recomended ladies and gentlemen its safer with less stress on the heart.penetration is not always good it puts tomuch strain on the heart and the penises and testicular musle. jerk off once a night and cal me in the morning.try it youll like it.

  5. outside looking in
    March 23, 2011

    It’s all the nonsense they inventing in the lab that is causing the heart attacks. sex doesn’t have to be penetration, there are lots of ways to have healthy sex——sot!

  6. outrage
    March 23, 2011

    no wonder dominicans live the longest in de world, lmao

  7. Pam an Pamela
    March 23, 2011

    excercise every day and have sex every day they go hand in hand. but if you are of age and devorce just do not have sex sexercise and you will leave longer what about alittle masterbation ? isthat a sin in the eyes of themost high, i need to know Pam and Pamela please help me im coming to meet you honey lol lol lol that was good im gona sleep now dont wake me thank you.

  8. sexing
    March 23, 2011

    well i guess i will die of one it to long i havent had sex i must try to do it more often lord help me

  9. JAILBIRD
    March 23, 2011

    Well i guess my “cheating Ex will live forever”

    • LMAO
      March 23, 2011

      LMAO

      • Family Guy!
        March 23, 2011

        My Cheating Ex Too…will live forever..

  10. Annie
    March 23, 2011

    whats next

  11. Muslim_Always
    March 23, 2011

    Well well, they use to say ‘an apple a day keeps the doctor away.’ Now it’s ‘sex a day keeps the heart fortified.’ :lol:

    I believe that sex was created by the Most High, thus needs to be channelled in marriage; call me old fashion if you’d like. If masturbation is wrong, adultery is wrong, a man should be with one woman if you live in the west, all the other sexual practices are wrong, if a man or woman doesn’t get the adequate sex needed in the home, what are you suggesting to that spouse? Isn’t sex the right of the spouse?

    With that said I urge couples to please take the time to make the sex life great. Sex is very important in a relationship.

  12. moreaction
    March 23, 2011

    the AMA is just full of it they put shit up when they want to put fare in people, then they want to sell you some drug.all one have to do is manage yourself right don’t abuse yourself pray while you listen to your body.one life to live we know not the hour.

  13. Prestige
    March 23, 2011

    Well persons need to increase the number of times they have sex then. Since it’s infrequency that’s the likely cause.

  14. hAHA!woy!
    March 23, 2011

    just now they will tell you..”breathing increases risk of heart attack”

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