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Is too much sexual activity an overexertion for someone with MS?

Louis Rosner
Neurology
Many people with multiple sclerosis (MS) want to know if too much sexual activity is considered overexertion. This is not a significant factor, nor is the rise in temperature during sex. The only time sex may be too much of an exertion is when the person has weak legs. In this case, some positions in sexual intercourse are better than others.
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