Study: Exercise, sex can increase risk of heart attack

03/22/2011 | Reuters

People had a 3.5-fold higher risk of suffering a heart attack or sudden cardiac death while exercising than when they were not, according to a meta-analysis of 14 studies published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The researchers also found people had a 2.7-fold increased risk of experiencing a heart attack during or immediately after having sex, compared with when they were not having sex.

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