Studies show that death on the stomach is rare

In movies and dramas, there are scenes where an old man holds his chest down during sex and dies as it is, but I never hear that he actually died during sex. A new study by a British research team on '

sudden cardiac death during sex' shows that real-life abdominal death is rare.

Association of Sexual Intercourse With Sudden Cardiac Death in Young Individuals in the United Kingdom | Cardiology | JAMA Cardiology | JAMA Network

Researchers find dying from a heart attack while having sex is rare

Young People With Cardiac Conditions Rarely Die From Sex |

The results of a study on sudden cardiac death during sex were published by Gerald Finocchiaro and colleagues at the University of London, St. George. Finocchiaro and colleagues surveyed 6874 patients who died of sudden cardiac death in the last 16 years from records at the Center for Cardiac Pathology at St. George's School, and counted the number of people who died during or within an hour of sex. did.

As a result, it was found that the number of people who died from sudden cardiac death related to sex was '17', which was only about 0.2% of the total. The breakdown of gender is 11 males and 6 females, with an average age of 38 years, 9 of whom are hereditary arrhythmias typified by Brugada syndrome , and 2 of which are due to aortic dissection. The remaining 6 were caused by hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, ischemic heart disease, idiopathic left ventricular cardiomyopathy, idiopathic fibrosis, arrhythmia-induced cardiomyopathy, and mitral valve deviation, respectively.

Although it is often described in movies and dramas that an old man dies of sudden cardiac death during sex, the average age of the person who died this time is 38 years old, which is relatively young. Previous studies have also shown that 'most of the elderly die during / immediately after sex', but Finocchiaro et al. 'Sudden cardiac death is not caused by aging, but is a genetic factor. It is easy for people to suffer from heart disease from a young age because it is caused by. ' 'Unexpectedly less' and 'most people don't have to worry about dying during sex,' he said, with only 0.2% of all-heart sudden deaths being sex-related.

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