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Headache During Orgasm
My hubby had a severe headache during orgasm. It stopped after. He takes 100mg of Zoloft (sertraline). What causes that?!
Conventionally, orgasm is the culmination of sexual arousal (and may be repeated) and typically produces great pleasure through direct genital stimulation of the male penis and female clitoris. However, orgasm may also be achieved via the brain or as a reflex arc. The physical characteristics are an explosive peak & repeated neuromuscular action causing release of male ...Read more
Had sex->orgasm->sudden severe headache during orgasm + sudden increase in bp=188/92. H/a + BP lasts for rest of day/night. Do i need to worry?
I had a sudden onset of the worst headache i've ever experienced and it occurred during orgasm ... It was debilitating?
I experienced the worst headache with the fastest onset today during orgasm and hours later the headache is still there though less severe?
I have a horrible headache at the base of my skull. It came on very suddenly during sex, right at the moment of an intense orgasm. 3rd time in a week?
My wife has begun having extremely painful headaches immediately after achieving orgasm. She is in her early 50s and never had this problem before. ?
Bp averages 185 to 160 over 116 to 90. Just started meds. Had sudden excruciating headache twice pre-orgasm, pain lingering for days. Should i worry?
Hypertensive urgency: Yes, you should. Your blood pressure is not controlled and predisposes you to stroke. Furtjer elevation of blood pressure at time of orgasm can be a ticking time bomb. Coital headache is a known phenomenon, can be treated but the emergent blood pressure management has a priority now. ...Read more
Severe thunderclap headache each time b4 orgasm,have 2 stop sex. Hurts 2 much 2 move 4 first 20 min, then minor h/a for hours. H/a usually rare for me?
Get checked: There is a type of headaches known as sex headaches, where sexual activity or orgasm can cause a severe headache. Sometimes this is nothing to worry about and can often be prevented with medications, but it is very important to get tested for abnormal blood vessels in the brain (such as aneurysms or arteriovenous malformations). ...Read more
The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more
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