Tuesday

No Sex Please, We're Old

Well, the "S" word finally made into one of my blog posts! A new study indicates that older men (essentially, those over 60) who have frequent sex are more likely to suffer "cardiovascular events" - or heart attacks, to you and me.

Now, without being coarse, I always assumed that having sex was a sort of aerobic work out, and isn't that what the doctors always nag us to do? What's worse in the study (not sure how they measured this) is that if these men particularly enjoy the experience, the risk goes up even more. 

The sexual activity correlation does not seem to carry over for older women, in fact in some respects it's the opposite, at least as far as blood pressure.
Previous studies suggest that strong, deep and close relationship is an important source of social and emotional support, which may reduce stress and promote psychological well-being and, in turn, cardiovascular health.
Honestly, I figure we are all going to die at some point no matter what we do or don't do, so don't let these pointy-heads spoil what fun you have left.

TheRegister 
But Ralph, it's like Russian roulette, I tell you!
 

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