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The Oxidized Cholesterol Strategy

by Jerome Princy (2020-03-27)

A recently released study has The Oxidized Cholesterol Strategy Review revealed that people who have sex regularly before a heart attack are often less inclined to do so after one, especially if they don't talk about their fears with their doctors. The research indicates that only about half of men and one third women said their heart specialist discussed when it would be safe to resume sex before their release from the hospital. The study also revealed that only about 40% of men and 20% of women reported any discussions at all about the issue with a doctor in the 12 months following their "event." The research also shows that occasions of sexual activity declined for both genders in the 12 months after an attack. After adjusting for multiple variables, the researchers found that men were 30% more likely and women were 40 percent more likely to report a decline in sexual activity when their doctors didn't discuss sex with them. Dr. Stacy Tessler Lindau, one of the lead researchers, said "We found that one important difference between people who did and did not resume sexual activity was whether their doctor discussed the issue with them at hospital discharge." Most people can safely resume normal sexual activity within several weeks after having an uncomplicated heart attack, as long as they feel up to it and are able to engage in other moderate activities. But people generally worry that attempting sex will bring on another episode. Sometimes even when they're not, their partners are. The risk is actually very small, according to Murray A. Mittleman, MD, of the Harvard Medical School. But Dr. Mittleman also notes that "Exercise is very important for all sorts of reasons, and this is one more. Exercise virtually eliminates the risk of having a myocardial infarction associated with sexual activity."