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Sex After a Heart Attack

By Michele Meyer

Yes, you can have sex after a heart attack. Great sex. You just need to start slowly. Here are answers to questions you may be too embarrassed to ask your cardiologist.

Discussing your sex life with the cardiologist after you or your partner has had a heart attack may feel as awkward as buying condoms for the first time. However, it’s normal and common for couples to have questions and concerns about resuming intimacy. We asked top specialists what their patients need to know.

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