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Breathlessness after intercourse,heart attack?

last night after sex, my husband actually couldnt breathe and lost his breath. He basically threw me off him....we have been married over 25 yrs so I know this isnt normal and it was after orgasm , however, this has never ever happened before. I have heard of men having heart attacks after or during sex, is this normal??
Asked On : Tue, 3 Apr 2012
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Cardiologist 's  Response
This is avery good observation and should not be treated just as an orgasm . In cases with angina or coronary artery disease , restlessness , uneasyness , heavynes in chest may follow after or during sexual activity .
Get him screened for heart disease - blood , ECG and stress test at earliest .
Answered: Tue, 3 Apr 2012
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General & Family Physician Dr. Shanthi.E's  Response

If this is a onetime episode then you should not worry. It may be safely regarded as normal.

If it happens over and over again, it needs clinical evaluation by a general physician.

There is no need to panic as of now, please watch for such episodes in the future and take relevant actions.

Hope this helps.

Answered: Tue, 3 Apr 2012
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