In fact, the problem may be more widespread than you think. The Sexual Advice Association reports that problems with orgasm are fairly common, likely affecting more than 20 per cent of women. And yet if you perform an online search, it quickly becomes apparent that, while there has been research into male dysorgasmia, there is very little if any scientific explanation into the causes of female dysorgasmia. Pain in the abdomen or pelvic area during or immediately after you reach orgasm is officially known as dysorgasmia.
Dysorgasmia: are painful orgasms normal?
Is It Normal to Have Painful Orgasms?
I rolled over on my side, hands on my abdomen and winced. The pain — a painful cramping sensation that made me distressingly aware of my abdomen and my pelvis — was an entirely new one. I curled up in the fetal position and waited for it to dissipate, which it did after a while. That was when I realized my painful orgasms were here to stay and I needed to figure out what was going on. Dysorgasmia — the technical term for painful orgasms — is more common than I knew, and there are a number of causes. To figure things out, I reached out to Dr.
‘My boyfriend loses interest in sex after he orgasms’
While a quick internet search pulls up only a few scholarly articles on the subject, you'll realise that there are, however, plenty of community posts from women seeking help for what is often described as "cramping pain" during orgasm. The bad news is that very little is known about this problem and its underlying causes. In the past, pelvic experts have listed it as a possible sign of pelvic floor disorders , and it is reportedly common among patients with endometriosis. But how does it happen?
Sex headaches are brought on by sexual activity — especially an orgasm. You may notice a dull ache in your head and neck that builds up as sexual excitement increases. Or, more commonly, you may experience a sudden, severe headache just before or during orgasm. Most sex headaches are nothing to worry about. But some can be a sign of something serious, such as problems with the blood vessels that feed your brain.