They asked for experience with sexual activity during a headache attack and its impact on headache intensity.More than a third of migraine patients had experience with sexual activity during an attack and out of these patients, almost two in three reported an “improvement of their migraine attack”.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.An anonymous questionnaire was sent to 800 random migraine patients and 200 similar cluster headache sufferers.I imagined what it would be like to tell this cute, blue-eyed stranger that no matter how loud he made me laugh or how attentively he listened to my childhood stories, I may never be able to have sex with him. I pushed the thought out of my head, erased the text, grabbed my keys, and walked out the door. As I parked my car, I could feel beads of sweat dotting the back of my neck.When I met his eyes in the restaurant, my anxiety skyrocketed.
The cocktail menu boasted a tequila drink “known for making your clothes fall off.” My date made a joke about it. I barely remember the rest of the night but I do remember that I never heard from him again.
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Almost three in four reported moderate to complete relief and a third reported it worsening.
Those suffering a cluster headache, almost a third had experience with sexual activity, with 37 per cent reporting an improvement to their condition.