Sex headaches are a real thing — & there are even different types.

It's thought that one in 10 adults has experienced this unfortunate side effect - a sex headache, which is also known as an orgasm headache.

According to Dr. R.Y. Langham of the Between Us Clinic, three types of sexually-related headaches exist.

Pre-Orgasmic Headache

Orgasmic Headache

Post-Coital Headache

Sometimes it can feel like a dull ache at the back of your neck or develop into a throbbing pain in your head. Here's how to counteract - one way is to stay hydrated...the rest listed here

Insomnia, sleep apnea or stress concept. Sleepless woman awake and covering face in the middle of the night. Lady can't sleep. Nightmares or depression. Suffering from headache.

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