orgasmic headache

An intense throbbing headache that begins with intercourse and peaks during orgasm, which is attributed to dilated intracranial blood vessels, the result of increased blood pressure and heart rate characteristic of an orgasm
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orgasmic headache

Gynecology An intense throbbing headache that begins with intercourse and peaks during orgasm, attributed to dilated intracranial blood vessels, the result of ↑ blood pressure and heart rate characteristic of an orgasm; the mechanism of OHs is probably the same as migraines. See The not tonight headache, Orgasm.
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