Sexuality is the natural physical demand of every men and women and it plays
an important role in gender relationship. However, when association between
sexual dysfunction and heart diseases has been reported, several heart patients
start to feel hesitation or abstain from sexual activities. This hesitation may
affect on their quality of life and well- being.
It is essential question in the case of
sexuality, how sexual activities affect on the heart health? It is accepted
that there are strong relation between sexuality and heart. Ramalm D Lersen
writes “The heart is linked to romance and to the soul, so any threat to
cardiac function is emotionally linked to matter to the self, sexuality and
What are the Positive
impact of sexual Activities on Heart Functions
The recent study indicates that sexual dysfunction
or sexual problems can negatively affect on cardiac functions. However, it is established
that having sex twice or more a week reduced the risk of serious heart attack
by half. 
Here is also strong relation among
sexual health, depression and heart. Robert A. Erectile says" There is a clear
association between depression and heart disease, there is also a well –
documented association between sexual dysfunction (ED) and depression.
Depression may priced the ED, or, alternatively, sexual dysfunction may
contribute to the development of depression.”
Relationship Between Erectile
Dysfunction and Cardiovascular Diseases
There is strong association
between erectile dysfunction and cardiovascular diseases. It is established that ED is one of the
powerful earlier indicator of cardiovascular diseases. It is important to
remember that erection is the vascular event and ED is a vascular disease. 
How sexual activity
increase heart risks with cardiovascular diseases
According to scientific study, it is possibly safe to have
sex when your cardiovascular disease has diagnosed and stabilized. However, it is kept in mind that sexual
exercise can increase the heart rate and blood flow. It may
become the dangerous point for heart patients during having sexual intercourse.
According to Jennifer Hillman
implication for sexuality in relation to heart disease, including heart attack,
stroke, and high blood pressure, should not be underestimated from either a
medical or psychological standpoint”. 
It does not mean that heart patient strictly
avoid and ignore sexual exercise. It depends on situation of patient and his
specific heart disease. It is patient’s
duty to improve his overall health, take good diet, maintain exercise
opportunity on regular basis and
control stress response as well as most likely
to achieve satisfaction from sexual activities as well. Finally, it is important
to remember, in this situation heart patient should visit to cardiologist and should be avoid hard and maximum sexual
activities but it depend on his specific heart condition.
Effects of Sexual Problems on Coronary Heart Diseases
Sexual problems commonly relate to those people who
suffer with coronary heart diseases. It can affect patient’s quality of life
and well-being. It is reported that men who develop chronic
cardiovascular disease mostly experience with decrease in libido and it automatically
lead to decrease sexual desire 
and erectile dysfunction. Furthermore,
there is strong association between cardiovascular disease and sexual dysfunction.
Patient with cardiovascular disease are often seeking treatment for sexual
dysfunction and the potential cardiac risks related with sexual activities. 
In general, a patient with coronary
dieses may always fear from cardiovascular event such as sudden heart attack during
sexual activities, because of the rising of heart rate during such activities. But Keep in mind the rate of having a heart
attack and life threatening incidents during sexual activities is low.
Impact of heart attack
on sexual health
Most heart patient reported that
they feel sexual weakness after the heart attack episode or coronary surgery.
It is important to understand that Anxiety and depression will take place after
heart attack; it can affect on the decreasing of libido.
Impact of heart
medication and drugs on sexual health
It is reported that some cardiac
medications frequently have sexual side effects, and can decrease sexual performance.
It is reported that Beta-blockers and lipid lowering drugs have been led to intensify
and erectile dysfunction in men. If sexual problems are not addressed along
with heart treatment, may patient suffer with reducing quality of life and
enjoyment in future? It must to say that
cardiologists and physicians frequently ask questions about patient’s lives and
sexual health before and after an acute coronary diseases episode.
Finally, it is well establish that there is
strong association between sexual dysfunction and heart diseases. It is important
question that how can perform sexual activities with heart diseases? It is
ovulated issue in modern words and it needs more exploration and investigation.
It is most important to understand that your
doctor (cardiologist) is one of the most important guardians of your health.
Heart patient should discuss all his sexual problems along with heart condition
with the doctor for the diagnose and find out best solution of both heart diseases and sexual problems..
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