Yes. Medically, the condition is known as coital cephalalgia, and it affects men more often than women. While no one is certain what’s behind the problem, some say it may be related to the sudden change in blood flow and subsequent drop in blood pressure following orgasm. Others contend it may be the result of a release of adrenaline that floods the body during periods of intense sexual activity.
While some people can have sex headaches for several weeks followed by permanent remission, for others the problem may come and go indefinitely. Don’t assume that a headache you experience after sex is a sex headache. Experts say sometimes, benign lesions in the brain or aneurysms (a blood vessel disorder) can also cause headaches after sex. To rule out such problems, don’t diagnose yourself -- see your doctor.
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