Sexual activity and cardiovascular disease.

  title={Sexual activity and cardiovascular disease.},
  author={Melvin D. Cheitlin},
  journal={The American journal of cardiology},
  volume={92 9A},
Cardiovascular disease and erectile dysfunction (ED) are frequently comorbid. Therefore, it is important to consider the risk of renewed sexual activity after successful treatment of ED in men with cardiovascular disease. This article reviews the limited existing knowledge of the metabolic and cardiovascular demands of sexual activity. Evidence suggests that there is a small increase in cardiovascular risk related to sexual activity. Overall, however, the metabolic and cardiovascular demands of… CONTINUE READING

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