Introduction: During sexual activity, there are some
cardiovascular events should be attention.
Methods and Materials: Two cases of ventricular tachycardia
induced by sexual activity were repotted.
Results: Case 1, a male patient, 32 years old. When he had
a girlfriend half a year ago, he began sexual activity with her.
The patient got a short dizziness and palpitation after sexual
intercourse every time, but he was in good condition at
ordinary times. He once visited several outpatient departments
of Urology looking for treatment, and his chief complaint was
dizziness during sexual activity, but the correct diagnosis on the
disease couldn't be formed. And he was advised by the doctor
to reduce premarital sexual activities. Because the period of
dizziness lasted to several hours during sexual intercourse, he
grew fear for sexual activity. At last the disease was diagnosed
as paroxysmal ventricular tachycardia by electrocardiogram.
His condition was improving gradually after taking verapamil
for treatment, but he still suffered from recurrent attacks.
Finally, the disease was rooted out by RFCA of department
of Cardiology. Case 2, A male patient, 59 years old, cohabited
with his wife. And he was in good condition at ordinary times.
He suffered from mild hypertension without chest distress and
polypnea, but he didn't take any antihypertensive drugs for
treatment. He got precordium discomfort and dizziness after
sexual activities last 2 months, but the symptoms disappeared
after a short break. The blood pressure of the patient was
146/92 mmHg, and the electrocardiographic examination
didn't indicate any abnormities. The Holter ECG monitoring
indicated frequently premature ventricular contraction and
ventricular tachycardia. The dizziness during sexual activity
of the patient disappeared after he was given Betaloc Zok for
Conclusions: During sexual activ ity, there are some
cardiovascular events should be attention. Such as ventricular