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Headache during exercise and sex

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • February 22, 2007
  • 02:44 PM


I have recently started getting headaches when having sex. It builds up, usualy coinciding with when i reach orgams or soemtime sbefore, resulting in such a sharp acute pain at the back on my head, rhs. The sharp pain lasts for about 10-15 mins, then subsides, usually leaving a very mld headache for rest of day. The same thing happened recently when cycling harrd, i noticed the same pain in the same location building up, so i stopped. Cycling very gently seems ok, so does sex (not whilst cycling!). Does anyone have any right diagnosis? whilst doing anything gently is fine for the time being, ultimately id want to get back into my own rythm.....

help or advise gratefull receiuved.


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  • I have had the same - I cycle too but generally that doesn't trigger it but lifting weights does. Sex triggers it the worst.
    Anonymous 42,789 Replies
    • February 25, 2007
    • 04:07 PM
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  • forgot to add - I understand that it could be elevated blood pressure or more likely tightening of the neck and head muscles. I also think if you have had recent sinus or ear infection or allergies might affect it. In the worse case scenario it could be bleeding on the brain or ruptured vessel
    Anonymous 42,789 Replies
    • February 25, 2007
    • 04:10 PM
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