It’s perhaps one of the most common excuses women use to avoid sex.
However, passionate nights beneath the sheets can cause painful headaches, a sex researcher has warned.
Dr Margaret Redelman’s claims are surprising, considering evidence shows sex can offer relief for some migraine sufferers.
The ‘sex headaches’ – which affect men more – come in two forms, according to the member of the Australian Society for Sexologists.
She claimed they can be ‘traumatic’ and ‘frightening’ for lovers, especially if it’s the first time they’ve been struck with the debilitating pain.