Myths|Facts #5
Sexual Activity
can trigger sudden cardiac arrest.
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Odds are... It Won't Kill You.
But when it is fatal, the victim is likely to be male.
Sex may be more likely to trigger SCA “after a heavy meal, or alcohol use, or sex with a non-married partner. For men, this often is a mistress.”
Data from community-based Oregon SUDS
(Sudden Unexpected Death Study) study
from 2002-2015, catchment population 1mil
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