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Sexual problems are common in under 55s after acute MI, study finds

BMJ 2016; 354 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i4737 (Published 01 September 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;354:i4737
  1. Jacqui Wise
  1. London

Problems with sexual function are common in younger adults after a myocardial infarction (MI), particularly among women, a study published in JAMA Cardiology has shown.1 The researchers also found that very few participants reported talking to a doctor about resuming sex after an MI.

Nearly 20% of acute MIs occur in people aged 18 to 55, and one third of these are women. Most people in this age range who have …

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