Is sex safe?

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High blood pressure and sex

High blood pressure and sex


Daily Life with high blood pressure: Let's talk about sex

Q. Is sex dangerous if you have high blood pressure?

A. Having high blood pressure should not stop you having sex. Although some old wives' tales would have you believe that sex can bring on a stroke or heart attack, it is rare in the real world. Sex does raise your blood pressure, but only briefly and not to very high levels.





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