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Answering Your Questions about Heart Disease and Sex by Eduardo Chapunoff, M.D.

Answering Your Questions about Heart Disease and Sex

Answering Your Questions about Heart Disease and Sex by Eduardo Chapunoff, M.D.
Oct 23, 2007 | 304 Pages
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    Oct 23, 2007 | 304 Pages

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“…a Godsend for the 59 million Americans who have cardiovascular disease.” — Aline Zoldbrod, Ph.D., author of Sex Smart

“…timely, thoroughly researched, and highly relevant.” — Raymond C. Rosen, Ph. D., Professor of Psychiatry and Medicine and Director of Human Sexuality Program, R. W. Johnson Medical School

Table Of Contents


Introduction: Sex, the Heart, and the Search for Happiness

Part I: An Introduction to Sex and the Heart
Chapter 1: A New Beginning:The Good Side of Your Crisis
Chapter 2: Cardiovascular Disease, Sex, and Aging
Chapter 3: When Sex is Not Working the Way it Should: Sexual Dysfunction
Chapter 4: The Female Perspective

Part II: The Risks of Sex
Chapter 5: Instructions for the Cardiac Patient
Chapter 6: The Right Way and the Risky Way of Having Sex
Chapter 7: The Myths of Masturbation
Chapter 8: Stress and the Heart
Chapter 9: Extramarital Affairs and the Adrenaline Surge

Part III: Communication with Your Doctor and Your Partner
Chapter 10: How to Talk to Your Doctor
Chapter 11: Your Sexual Partner: Communication is Key
Chapter 12: A Conversation with Two Experts in the Field of Human Interaction

Part IV: What You Can Do
Chapter 13: Back to Bed: Rush versus Procrastination
Chapter 14: What to Do and When to Do It
Chapter 15: Erectile Dysfunction and the Heart
Chapter 16: Exercise, the Heart, and Sex
Chapter 17: Nutrition and Your Heart


Appendix A: Anatomy of a Heart Attack
Appendix B: Cardiovascular Risk Factors
Appendix C: Practical Tips on Commonly Used Cardiac Drugs



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