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Primary headache associated with sexual activity. Unlike migraine headaches, orgasm headaches do not usually occur with nausea or sensitivity to light or sound. Medically reviewed by Deborah Weatherspoon, Ph. CT uses an X-ray unit that rotates around your body and a computer to create cross-sectional images of your brain and head.
If you or someone you love having sex with is dealing with sex headaches, "lifestyle modifications may help, like [lowering] blood pressure and drinking less alcohol," says Ali. Computerized tomography CT. They also wanted to establish whether there was any substance to anecdotal suggestions that it could actually ease symptoms of migraine and cluster, also known as one-sided, headaches.
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Among patients with cluster headaches, about a third reported total or partial relief, while about 50 percent said their headaches worsened. Researchers from the University of Munster in Germany surveyed migraine patients and patients who suffer from cluster headaches, a rare condition that affects about 1 percent of the population and consists of sudden, intensely painful headaches.
Sex may relieve migraine pain for some people who suffer from the intense headaches, new research suggests.