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Is to much sex bad for your heart?

Is to much sex bad for your heart?

Too much?: Hard to know how much is "too much". The normal increase in heart rate with sexual arousal is not dangerous. If you already have heart disease or get chest pains with sexual activity get evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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Normal for your heart to reach 201 in a bath? And if not than why is this happening and how can I stop it from happening is it bad to go over max HR

Normal for your heart to reach 201 in a bath? And if not than why is this happening and how can I stop it from happening is it bad to go over max HR

NO history.: Unclear as to why this happens. Unless the water is exceedingly hot , I am not sure why this occurs. No history of any other time that this occurs or do you have a hx of tachycardia in other settings. I would also wonder if you have taken any drugs at the same time. If this is still occuring need to have a cardiac workup and ekg. ...Read more

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Is too much sex bad for your health?

Is too much sex bad for your health?

No: It is important to engage in healthy sexual habits that don't put you or your partner's life or health at risk. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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If caffiene makes your heart skip, how long or days can this effect your heart? 7days for me. Is this possible?

If caffiene makes your heart skip, how long or days can this effect your heart? 7days for me. Is this possible?

No: Caffeine has a half life of 3 to 7 hours. That means it's down to 25% of the original amount in 6 to 14 hours. But caffeine is only 1 factor in heart skipping and the majority of people have no reason at all. Electrolye imbalance, lack of sleep. Stress, nicotine, medicines, xs thyroid hormone, menstual cycle, pregnancy, and heart disease are other potential factors. ...Read more

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Is too much masterbation is bad for sperm count and health. if yes then why please tell me in detail?

Is too much masterbation is bad for sperm count and health. if yes then why please tell me in detail?

Here are some ...: This Q has been repeatedly answered numerous times, but why kept coming up? I wondered if the content of answer was not what you like to hear, but I'm sure of being what you need to hear. In brief, there should be no adverse effect to sperm count & health from masturbation except under extreme obsession. To sift more on the dynamics from obsession, go to http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter05.html. ...Read more

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Why is salt so important to the body if too much of it is bad for you?

Why is salt so important to the body if too much of it is bad for you?

Salt. : Too much of a good thing isn't always "more good". Salt makes,us retain water, which is bad for people with high blood pressure or heart conditions. That being said, sodium does have normal and important bodily functions.. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to miss your period from too much exercise and stress?

Is it possible for you to miss your period from too much exercise and stress?

Yes, if really : Excessive. Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it normal for your heart rate and blood pressure to go up when playing a video game you get excited or scared by? Or is this bad for the body?

Is it normal for your heart rate and blood pressure to go up when playing a video game you get excited or scared by? Or is this bad for the body?

Anxiety: It is not unusual for a 'gamer' to react to the excitement of the game by increased heart rate and blood pressure. It would be unusual for these to be excessive and your doctor can judge this for you. If the responses are physiologic then they should not cause long term problems. If they are excessive heart rate and/or blood pressure problems could arise. ...Read more

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Red wine is good for your heart but what does it do to your liver?

Red wine is good for your heart but what does it do to  your liver?

Depends on amount: It is my understanding that no more than one glass of red wine per day may be helpful for heart health and is not likely to have negative liver effects; but higher amounts of wine on a regular basis could very well have adverse liver effects. ...Read more

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How bad is a parathyroid that is close to your lung and heart?

How bad is a parathyroid that is close to your lung and heart?

Not sure: You must be referring to thyroid gland which is normally in neck and have parathyroid glands under that, sometimes a pt can have retrosternal thyroid in chest mostly in superior mediastinum. ...Read more

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If exercise increases your heart rate, why is this good for your heart instead of hurting it from the extra strain?

If exercise increases your heart rate, why is this good for your heart instead of hurting it from the extra strain?

Conditioning: Exercise improves the efficiency (conditioning) of both the muscle of the heart (myocardium) as well as the muscles of the rest of your body. You also improve lung capacity and your metabolism in general, improving ALL risk factors for heart disease including: hypertension, diabetes, hyperlipidemia, obesity and sedentary lifestyle. It may also help in quit smoking. Talk with your MD and GO FOR IT ...Read more

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Can you answer, is too much sex bad for a woman?

Can you answer, is too much sex bad for a woman?

Not if enjoyable: Provided adequate precautions if multiple partners. Question of importance of sex to you, & is it worth it, if there are multiple partners. ...Read more

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Is it normal for a cardiologist not to do anything about sinus tachycardia? My pulse is always beating 124 or more and meds give me bad side effects.

Is it normal for a cardiologist not to do anything about sinus tachycardia? My pulse is always beating 124 or more and meds give me bad side effects.

Sinus tachycardia.: Has the cause of your sinus tachycardia been investigated? Treatment would necessarily depend on the cause. Hyperthyroidism? Anemia? Pain? Pheochromocytoma? There are causes of sinus tachycardia that should be investigated. ...Read more

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How many milligrams of potassium should you have a .Day? Mine is up and having a hard time figuring out how much is too much. Please respond.

How many milligrams of potassium should you have a .Day? Mine is up and having a hard time figuring out how much is too much. Please respond.

Talk to doctor: High potassium can be a side effect of medication (some blood pressure drugs, especially), kidney problems or occasionally hormone imbalance. Check with your doctor to have that evaluated. Good luck! ...Read more

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What is the best way to arrange naps, so I don't have to sleep too much overall and still energetic?

What is the best way to arrange naps, so I don't have to sleep too much overall and still energetic?

Naps: Try to restrict naps to less than 30 minutes. Consider drinking coffee prior to your nap. The coffee can take 45 min to kick in and you may feel even more awake after your nap. Be sure to set an alarm and get up as soon as it rings. You might want to try using an app such as "Power Nap" to help you. ...Read more

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Is too much sex bad for you?

Is too much sex bad for you?

How much is too much: In reality, there's no such thing as too much sex (so says a male physician), unless engaging in consensual sexual activity puts you at risk for sexually transmitted diseases/infections or unwanted pregnancy, or negatively impacts your relationships w/family & friends or your work performance. So if family, friends & work are good, then knock boots as often as you & your monogamous partner desire ...Read more

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I've had a massive heart attack and CHF. Do I need to do exercise to make my heart race or would that be bad for my heart? How much exercise is ok?

I've had a massive heart attack and CHF. Do I need to do exercise to make my heart race or would that be bad for my heart?  How much exercise is ok?

Cardiac Rehab?: Did you not have Cardiac Rehabilitation post MI? If not it is very important to access this care. Contact your Primary Physician and get a "Cardiac Rehabilitation" Consult. Wish you well! ...Read more