You might not look to your own hand for migraine relief, but research suggests, maybe you should; masturbation may be an effective treatment option for migraine sufferers. And while the news may shock some and make others blush, it is all very scientific. The team sent a questionnaire to unselected migraine patients to anonymously survey their experience with migraine pain intensity during sexual activity. A professor of neurology and clinical neurophysiology and chair of the Headache Panel of the European Academy of Neurology, Dr. He believes that orgasm is a key factor in pain relief, due to the endorphins released during climax.
Sex Headaches: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment of the Bizarre Sex Side Effect
Reader's Mail: Headaches with Sexual Activity Should Be Evaluated - National Headache Foundation
As your sexual arousal ramps up on the trippy journey to orgasm , pleasure is probably the only thing on your mind. Unfortunately, for some people, sex headaches interrupt the party. Here's what you need to know about this condition, which is basically the unpleasant epitome of a buzzkill. Mayo Clinic spotlights two kinds of sex headaches. The first is "a dull ache in the head and neck that intensifies as sexual excitement increases," and the second is "a sudden, severe, throbbing headache that occurs just before or at the moment of orgasm. Loyola Medicine adds a third to the mix, saying this condition can also manifest as "a headache that occurs after sex and can range from mild to extremely painful.
I Get Headaches if I Don't Masturbate
If I don't masturbate, I actually get headaches. What can I do to feel better? Here's what you can do: You can masturbate more. Seriously, masturbation is amazing , but it can also be medicinal. There's plenty of evidence that masturbation can help reduce stress, so it makes sense that it helps treat your headaches.
Sometimes mind-blowing sex is not cause for celebration, as some individuals experience intense headaches that explode in pain at the moment of orgasm. Until now, only two cases of these sex headaches had been reported in teenagers. Two new cases, year-old boy and an year-old girl, bring the odd, though not life-threatening, phenomenon to light. And doctors are hoping the sex-headache cases will make both other doctors and teens aware of the temporary disorder.