Q: Can women of mature age experience lack of orgasm due to coronary artery problems? Changes in erectile capacity very often precede a heart attack by years. Erection I will define here as filling of the erectile tissue regardless of gender. Orgasm , on the other hand, is a reflex response to sustained stimulation.
Sexual Activity in Patients with Cardiac Diseases
Orgasm and Heart Conditions - Institute for Relational Intimacy
Nascimento ER selected the articles on the web, revised the manuscript and wrote the text about sexual function and heart failure. The aim of this study was to conduct a systematic review of the literature regarding the prevalence of sexual dysfunction in patients with cardiovascular diseases. In total, references were found. Non-English-language and repeated references were excluded. After an abstract analysis, 91 references were included for full-text reading, and 24 articles that evaluated sexual function using validated instruments were selected for this review. This research was conducted in October , and no time restrictions were placed on any of the database searches.
Sexual function in women with heart disease and coronary artery disease
Having sex frequently — and enjoying it — puts older men at higher risk for heart attacks and other cardiovascular problems. For older women, however, good sex may actually lower the risk of hypertension. The federally funded research, led by a Michigan State University scholar, is published online in the Journal of Health and Social Behavior. For the current study, Liu and colleagues analyzed survey data from 2, people in the National Social Life, Health and Aging Project. Participants were aged when the first wave of data was collected in ; another round of data was collected five years later.