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    Is There Sex After Heart Disease?

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    Put Sex in Its Place. It's natural. And it's an important quality of life issue for men and women, "a sign of healthy, intimate relationships," Michos says. Studies show that decreased sexual function is often linked to anxiety and depression.

    "When you have sex, the world doesn't move," Stein says. For a couple who isn't having pain and can handle mild exercise, "sexual activity is absolutely a safe thing to do."

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    Reviewed on December 15, 2015

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