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2002-10-28 08:32:11 AM  
hmmm... slow news day?
 
2002-10-28 08:32:33 AM  
No, WOMEN give men headaches. Sex is just a side effect.
 
2002-10-28 08:33:16 AM  
Trying to get sex causes headaches.
 
2002-10-28 08:34:23 AM  
LOL Ironbar beat me by that much....
 
2002-10-28 08:34:37 AM  
"Hey baby, why don't you get undressed and give me an analgesic?"
 
2002-10-28 08:36:13 AM  
Blue balls gives me a headache.
 
2002-10-28 08:36:16 AM  
what about beating meat?

i don't think either give me a headache ... but if they do, i don't notice it so it must be worth it.
 
2002-10-28 08:36:47 AM  
"Take the spoon out of your coffee cup!"

Bwahahahahahahahaha!
 
2002-10-28 08:37:00 AM  
"Peg! Peg! IM BLIND!!!!"

Al Bundy is God.
 
2002-10-28 08:37:38 AM  
Oh that sounds terrible. A headache that affects 1% of men at least once in a lifetime. Well worth extensive research.
 
2002-10-28 08:38:17 AM  
So if he says "Not now honey, I have a headache," does that mean he's being unfaithful?
 
2002-10-28 08:39:56 AM  
Isn't sex supposed to ease a headache?
 
2002-10-28 08:43:15 AM  
Well, going down on her does give me a stuffy nose...
 
2002-10-28 08:43:54 AM  
OrphanedWombat
I was thinking the same thing. We must spend whatever it takes to cure this horrible plague :-)
It's these guys and the penis-size-to-body-part scientists that get all the money and fame, isn't it?
 
2002-10-28 08:45:32 AM  
I guess it all depends how quickly you lick the ice cream off her.
 
2002-10-28 08:46:27 AM  
Nothing like coming home after work for another full time job. After coming home, taking a shower, its back to work and no sleep. Going to bed is an oxymoron.
 
2002-10-28 08:48:07 AM  
If your head starts acheing I suggest you use some lube.
 
2002-10-28 08:51:32 AM  
"sex gives me a headache" is what you say to an ugly ass ho at the bar. that or "only if we get you a paper bag first"
 
2002-10-28 08:52:43 AM  
My BF says the opposite - that sex cures his after-work headache.
 
2002-10-28 08:53:10 AM  
I dunno, the results of sex might give you a headache. ie; screaming children.
 
2002-10-28 08:53:23 AM  
Oh man, I had that happen to me a couple times last year. WORST pain in the world. It felt like my head was going to explode at the base of my skull and right above my eyes at the same time. I was in tears. Scared the shiat out of the girl too. One hell of a memorable nut though.
 
2002-10-28 08:53:25 AM  
I regularly come so hard, I usually have an aneurysm (sp?)
 
2002-10-28 08:53:31 AM  
 
2002-10-28 08:54:53 AM  
Where's the "still no cure for cancer" in the tagline. Very disappointing.
 
2002-10-28 08:57:50 AM  
What's cancer?
 
2002-10-28 08:59:53 AM  
AlienOmega
Something you'll probably get before sex.
 
2002-10-28 09:00:38 AM  
Cancer is a sudden growth.
 
2002-10-28 09:02:47 AM  
No, it's not the sex. It's the "talking her into sex" that gives men the headache.
 
2002-10-28 09:03:00 AM  
This has happened to me several times. I thought it might be subarachnoidal hemorrage, so this actually makes me feel a little better.
 
2002-10-28 09:04:08 AM  
I remember when I would get this terrible headaches when I masturbated. It had something to do with the blood flow the brain. I'm not kidding, these things would cause incredible pain and make me see spots. Yet, like the rat addicted to heroin, I kept pressing that bar, and would only stop when the headache litereally brought me to my knees. I figuted it was aliens, and they probably learned a great bit about human kind from that little experiment.
 
2002-10-28 09:04:23 AM  
I have a headache right now. Of course for me, the onset seems to be related to work, I'm fine until I walk through the door.
 
2002-10-28 09:09:36 AM  
usually I get a headache from lack of lubrication.
 
2002-10-28 09:10:37 AM  
I remember when I would get this terrible headaches when I masturbated. It had something to do with the blood flow the brain. I'm not kidding, these things would cause incredible pain and make me see spots.

Seeing spots? You in the first stages of going blind. Did your mother explain this to you?
 
2002-10-28 09:20:54 AM  
I went through this too (at 39 years old). Quite frightening for both of us. The worst time I had to sit in bed for hours with ice on my head before it passed.

I'm glad to hear that it goes away for most people, and isn't dangerous; beyond that, no more research seems needed.
 
2002-10-28 09:23:05 AM  
This has been happening to me a lot lately. I've also noticed it is more likely to happen whenever there are a few days space in between her giving it up. Especially if it's during a Lewinsky.
 
2002-10-28 09:24:00 AM  
Thirdrail

If your head starts acheing I suggest you use some lube.


*Wanda laughing her worthless butt off*
 
2002-10-28 09:24:02 AM  
Wah. Take 2 and call me in the morning.
 
2002-10-28 09:28:53 AM  
Sex makes my jaw hurt sometimes, does that count?
 
2002-10-28 09:28:56 AM  
The headaches usually come on suddenly around the point of orgasm, and can be very severe.

Isn't that about the point when the guy rolls over and she starts in with the "That's it? What about me?" routine?
 
2002-10-28 09:34:59 AM  
Yep, used to happen to me as well at around 20 years old or so. Real bad when your girlfriend wonders why the hell you're laying on the floor in the fetal position clutching your head right after doing the nasty. Asked the doctor about it and his reply was "That's very interesting, does it happen when you masturbate?" Once I recovered from that question I said no, and he took some blood samples. Problem went away and I never went back to see what the results were.

The symptom is you literally wish your head would just explode, or it would feel better if you leaped head-first into concrete from a 10 story building.
 
2002-10-28 09:37:24 AM  
It doesn't last long enough to give anyone a headache.
 
2002-10-28 09:38:30 AM  
GreenSlime: LMAO while trying to be teed off by the comment
 
2002-10-28 09:50:51 AM  
I've NEVER gotten a headache from Sex, it's actually cured a few. Works wonders in the mornings for hangover cures. :)
 
2002-10-28 09:56:26 AM  
One in a Hundred people have this at least once during a lifetime.
HOLY CRAP! Can you imagine the number of people they had to test and measure while they were having sex to get any kind of scientifically relevant data?
I'm no statisticial, but to be able to draw some relevant causal data they must have had more than one headache to measure and attribute to the orgasm. In order to get one headache, they must have studied at least 500 sex acts since only one in a hundred has it and you don't have the headache every time, in fact it sounds fairly infrequent. (OK you can count 2 people for most sex acts so maybe the number of total sex is lower, but they said that masturbating counts too.) Lets say the study needs to measure 20 headaches to have some relevant data (this is probably on the low side for statistical relevance) this means that they had to measure headaches in at least 10,000 sex acts.
I think the scientists are just dirty voyeurs and wanted to watch sex 10,000 times. (It's funnier to think about it as if there were a scientist in a white lab coat poking and proding the couple while they have sex and asking if they had a headace every 10 seconds, kind of like the 'can you hear me now' guy.)
Those wacky Germans.

Finally, If you measure 10,000 people for time spans of 5-20 minutes out of a day randomly (how long do you go for?), I bet you would see more than 20 headaches just from co-incidence.
Still no cure for cancer.
 
2002-10-28 09:57:25 AM  
Hey, I have a headache right now.

<*checks pants*>

Nope, that wasn't it.
 
2002-10-28 10:02:19 AM  
DSM-292.11:

SAH is no fun at all...for the two days after the thunderclap headache that, after a minute, felt like I had taken a slug to the head and GOT EVEN WORSE I thought I was having a really, really bad migraine I had blood on the brain and wishing I was dead! Fun! I suppose taking 10 minutes to find the bathroom because I was confused and couldn't remember where it was in the house should have clued me in...GO TO THE HOSPITAL SOMETHING IS NOT RIGHT HERE but nope. SAH. Almost had brain surgery in fact.

The drugs were good and the med student who shaved my pubes for the catheter was easy on the eyes though. So it all balances out in the end.
 
2002-10-28 10:03:55 AM  
Alright then...two aspirin and lets have another go!
 
2002-10-28 10:04:16 AM  
The ICU sucks ass btw, common knowledge I reckon, but damn that jell-o is good when you haven't been able to eat for four days.
 
2002-10-28 10:11:18 AM  
I can't believe they are actually "researching" this. I've had this happen on several occaisions but the causes were never a mystery. Booty calls to a ex-gf used to result in a headache after she finished going down on me.

In all seriousness I have had this happen when shagging in a steamy shower or when busting a really good nut. It always seemed to be related to the fact that when my body tensed up I would breathe shallow and less often till I was done excercising the demons. No big mystery, take deep breaths, save the research money.
 
2002-10-28 10:18:27 AM  
I've had this happen, but I guess I'm one of the less serious cases. I'm surprised that it's (relatively) common, and that anyone's bothered researching it. Hey, with all those researchers out there, I guess you have to do something different to get noticed, right?
 
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