Scarlette. Age: 27.
An orgasm headache is intense and it starts suddenly, just before or during an orgasm. These headaches are usually harmless, and a person can often treat them with over-the-counter pain medications. However, headaches during sex can sometimes signal a more serious condition. In this article, we describe what orgasm headaches are, what they feel like, and what causes them.
Milan. Age: 22.
Drug-induced sexual dysfunction in men and women
Hypertension is a risk factor for the development of cardiovascular and kidney disease, but treatment can substantially reduce risks. Many patients avoid antihypertensive medications due to fear of side effects. While associations between antihypertensives and sexual dysfunction in men have been documented, it remains unclear whether antihypertensives are associated with sexual dysfunction in women.
Hayden. Age: 25.
Medications that Affect Sexual Function
Learn how to spot and avoid common scams! Visit the AARP fraud resource center. Indeed, studies show that prescription medications are responsible for as many as one of every four cases of sexual dysfunction — and this figure may understate the extent of the problem. How they can cause sexual dysfunction: Researchers say that by limiting the availability of cholesterol, a building block of hormones, these drugs likely interfere with the production of testosterone, estrogen and other sex hormones.
Medically reviewed by L. Anderson, PharmD Last updated on Sep 26, Sexual problems in women are very common and can occur at any age. The prevalence of a sexual problem leading to significant distress is reported most frequently in women 45 to 64 years of age.