It is a well-known fact among doctors that heart patients stay away from sexual activity fearing of the risk of sudden death or a cardiac arrest. The anxiety may lead to one of the activities, they think. But according to the recent study which linked sudden death and sex, the chances of triggering cardiac arrest is very rare in older men and women. Dr. Sumeet Chugh says that People ask us about the risk of sudden deaths if they involve in sex, but we have no answer. The link between them is not present. The risk is very small. In fact,there are no proven studies regarding the deaths in this category.
Cardiac arrest occurs when electric impulse goes awry and the heart stops suddenly beating and stop the blood from flowing to the brain and other vital organs. A study was made by the American College of Cardiology.The study was made on 4557 cases of cardiac arrest in adults between 2002 and 2015 in Portland. People, who had cardiac arrest linked to sexual activity had higher rates of ventricular fibrillation which occurs due to cardiac rhythm disturbance. Over one-third of the patients were with serious heart diseases who received CPR
How to come Cardiac Arrest
Cardiac arrest may involve alcohol use, stimulants, and medications. The people with clinical heart disease may have fewer chances of getting heart-related issues during sexual activity. This study proves that the heart patients do not worry about the sexual activity but they have to follow a regular diet and healthy food habits.Exercise is one of the options to keep them fit. Alcohol and excess fat foods should be avoided.