Dear Pharmacist: I get headaches during sex. It’s not all the time, but I’m worried. It takes the fun out of it. My doctor said don’t worry. But I do. — E.L., Dunnellon, Fla.
Answer: Orgasmic headaches, or plain old “sex headaches,” affect about 1 in 100 people. The pain often begins at the base of the brain and radiates to the front of your head at any point. It can happen any time during lovemaking. Most people get a sudden, sharp headache right at the Big O, as in orgasm. The headache comes on suddenly and it’s severe.
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