Laura Crow has higher resting heart rate which means she can pass out if she's not getting enough sleep, too hot, laughing, doing exercise or even while watching a horror movie. A woman with a rare condition that causes her to suddenly faint has revealed it even occurs during sex. Laura Crow, 28, was diagnosed with debilitating postural tachycardia syndrome PoTS in , after the condition was triggered by her first pregnancy. The rare condition means Laura's resting heart rate is a whopping beats per minute — around 40 beats higher than the average person.
The weird medical condition that causes this woman to faint during sex
Is It Normal to Almost Black Out Every Time You Have Sex?
Sex can be tricky enough as it is, what with awkward angles and new partners and stuff, without having to worry about fainting during the deed itself. But for one unlucky girl, year-old Laura Crow, that's a reality she has to deal with thanks to the bizarre medical conditions she's been diagnosed with. Laura was told she has an unusual illness called postural tachycardia syndrome PoTS - which is actually the same thing Deliciously Ella was diagnosed with, and claims her clean eating cured her of - back in It occurred following her first pregnancy, and she has been dealing with it ever since. The syndrome causes her heart rate to beat at around beats per minute - approximately 40 beats higher than the average person. Whenever Laura exposed to particularly exciting things like sex, for example , her body creates adrenaline and this causes her heart rate to sky-rocket to beats per minute, so she passes out.
Boyfriend made me pass out during sex, is that normal?
Faint, black out, swoon, pass out. They're all names for the same thing — a temporary loss of consciousness followed by a fairly rapid and complete recovery. It's frightening when it comes out of the blue, more so when it happens again and again.
Specifically it sounds like it happens when she comes. Should I warn him there might be a problem? To quote the nice doctors on medicine. Although the cause of fainting is often something benign, it is not normal.