Forget lovesickness — for some people, hot-and-steamy romps in the sack leave them feeling, well, not so hot. Not in the mood tonight? Have you ever had sex that's so toe-curlingly fabulous, you can't think straight? For one woman in Washington, DC, a roll in the hay with her husband zapped her memory Her memories began to disappear about an hour after intercourse, and doctors diagnosed her with transient global amnesia TGA — a sudden, temporary episode of memory loss that affects between 23 and 32 people out of , each year in the United States. A study published in Stroke found that patients with TGA tend to have insufficiency of the valves in the jugular vein, which carries deoxygenated blood from the brain to the heart.
7 Weird Things That Can Happen to Your Body When You're Turned On
Let’s Talk About When You’re Giving a Blow Job and Maybe Barf
You don't need us to tell you the basic ways your body changes when you're turned on. Your breathing speeds up, you get wet , your nipples might get hard, your brain turns to total mush , et cetera et cetera. But there are also a few less obvious—and more interesting—ways some people's bodies respond to sexual arousal. Here are a few odd, sometimes annoying, and occasionally beneficial things that can potentially happen to your body when you're turned on.
Emetophilia is the sexual arousal from vomiting, or watching others vomit. Some emetophiles practice the fetish by having their partner vomit from performing deep-throat oral sex. An object or body part including fingers, a hand, a foot, or a penis pushed deep into a sex partner's throat can trigger their gag reflex and eventually make them vomit. This is becoming an increasingly popular trend in internet pornography for its shock effect and as a form of erotic humiliation or degradation.
Do you feel like every time you ejaculate, you come down with the flu for a few days? An article published in November in the Journal of Sexual Medicine reviews what medicine knows about this little-understood condition. POIS manifests as a constellation of flulike and allergic symptoms, including fatigue, weakness of musculature, feverishness or perspiration, mood disturbances and irritability, memory and concentration problems, incoherent speech, nose congestion or watery nose, or itchy eyes.