Published: Tue, November 14, 2017
Medical | By Alyssa Little

Few Cases of Cardiac Arrest Occur During Sex

Few Cases of Cardiac Arrest Occur During Sex

Only about 1 in 100 men and 1 in 1,000 women experience sudden cardiac arrest during sexual activity, the study found.

Are you afraid you might have such good sex that your heart just stops beating? "Now we can tell them the risk is very low".

Only a third of those suffering from cardiac arrest from sex received potentially life-saving CPR-despite the likelihood that a partner was around to witness the arrest.

The doctors behind the new research, published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, have stressed the importance of public education on CPR "irrespective of circumstance".

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CPR, or cardiopulmonary resuscitation, is vital during a cardiac arrest.

Of the cases examined, 34 cardiac arrests occurred during or within one hour of sexual intercourse. In the first few minutes, the greatest concern is that blood flow to the brain will be reduced so drastically that a person will lose consciousness.

Researchers led by Sumeet Chugh, MD, associate director of the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute, analyzed data from the community-based Oregon Sudden Unexpected Death Study. Bystanders performed chest compressions on 27 percent of the non sexual activity patients, while 32 percent of the patients who had a sudden cardiac arrest during or immediately after sex received CPR.

Of the cardiac patients playing sports or exercising at the time of their arrest, almost all (95 percent) were in the presence of bystanders at the time and 80 percent received CPR from bystanders before getting to the hospital.

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These included already having a history of heart problems, and taking cardiovascular medication at the time of the incident. As such, 50 percent of the physically active patients survived, while only about 12 percent of the sexually active patients made it.

It is known that sexual activity may trigger non-fatal cardiac events such as myocardial infarction, but researchers in this study sought to determine if sexual activity is a potential trigger for SCA in the general population.

In an earlier article about sex and heart attack, a USA cardiologist puts the absolute risk of heart attack for a 50-year-old man who exercises regularly at one chance in a million per hour.

"Previously we would say the risk is probably low, but we don't know how low", Chugh noted.

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