Orgasm related headaches are quite common. In fact, research shows that around ” 40 percent of all sex headaches are chronic and occur for more than a year.” However, there isn’t always something to worry about. However, it’s always important to understand what’s really going on! In this post, we explain why men get orgasm headaches, the causes, and prevention methods.
The Symptoms of Orgasm Headaches
It’s true that sex headaches are more common among men than women. However, they are both strongly related to sexual activity. This means that you don’t get the headache for finishing, but rather for an ”intense workout”. Moreover, lowering the physical activity before having an orgasm my result in less pain.
That being said, usually, it’s not more than a ”dull ache in the head and neck that intensifies as sexual excitement increases.”
Although in general cases it’s not an alarming situation, sometimes it could be something more serious. In fact, professionals will be able to tell you if you may have ”problems with the blood vessels that feed your brain,” and that can be the main cause for a chronic, severe orgasm headaches.
In most cases, orgasm headaches are generally due to simple things such as the use of certain medication. Or, more serious conditions, such as an inflammation from an internal infection, the widening or bubble in the wall of an artery inside your head (intracranial aneurysm) or an abnormal activity within brain veins.
How Can You Prevent Orgasm Headaches?
Now the important question is: How do I get rid of it? If you experience strong sex headaches frequently then it’s making you uncomfortable during/after sex. Unfortunately, there is no magical pill that can make them disappear. However, reducing physical activity before an orgasm can help. Of course, avoiding the orgasm all in all would stop the pain, but how willing are you to do that?