Sex problems can be a major issue for younger people. According to a recent study, after a heart attack they might have sexual difficulties. The problem is they most people do not want to have this conversation with their doctors. However, if you want to have a normal life, you should pay more attention to how your body changes after a heart-attack.
- Young adults have sex problems after a heart-attack.
- They do not want to talk with their doctors because they are embarrassed.
Researchers said that many younger men and women will have sex-related problems after their heart attacks. Doctors should talk more to their patients about this effect and about what they can do to improve their sex life. Researchers used data from 2800 heart attack survivors in the U.S. and Spain. The patients were between 18 to 55 and there were more women than men. They discovered that most of them reported sexual problems during the first year after they had the heart issue. Moreover, women said they were not so interested and men had erectile difficulties.
The study showed that physical and psyhcological factors contribute to this sexual problems. After a heart-attack, people do not seem interested in sexual activity and even if they are, most of them are having issues. Most of the people are afraid to engage in sex after they experience a heart-attack because they think it might affect them.
The best thing you can do is to have sexual activity when your disease is gone or can’t harm you. Patients could be embarrassed to talk about their sex problems. However, doctors should discuss this topic because it could affect the patient’s life. This way you could find a treatment or the doctor will tell you the best ways to prevent another heart-attack.
Do not forget that prevention is more important than treatment. Eat as healthy as you can, avoid fast-food because it has a lot of calories that will affect your heart. If you want a healthy diet, eat fruits, vegatables, fish and do not forget that drinking soda if harmful for you. Moreover, you should exercise. This keeps you away from many problems and makes you feel better about your body. If you had a heart-attack the most important thing is to talk with your doctor about sex problems. There is nothing to be embarrassed about.
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