"Research has found that sudden death is extremely rare during sexual activity. But when it does occur, it's almost always in men and mostly in those who are having extramarital sex, "in most cases with a younger partner in an unfamiliar setting and/or after excessive food and alcohol consumption."
That's pretty much the one sentence that jumped out of this story from reporter Randy Dotinga of Health Day
New American Association Guidelines For Who Is And Who Isn't At Risk.
Sexual activity generally isn't hazardous for people with cardiovascular disease, the American Heart Association says in a new statement. But patients should get checked by a doctor beforehand and be aware that heart problems could spell trouble in some cases of cardiovascular disease, especially if they're not controlled.
Sexual activity could be extremely hazardous to a man's health if his partner finds out it's not with her.