One woman was left hospitalised after a night of passion went horribly wrong

One woman from London was just looking for a bit of action beneath the sheets with her husband... she didn't expect that she'd end up hospitalised.

The British Medical Journal published this unlikely and disturbing story of a 44-year-old woman who, during an intimate moment with her partner, had a stroke.

A stroke triggered by an orgasm

Her partner was practising oral sex when it happened. At the moment of reaching orgasm, the woman lost consciousness, which was revealed afterwards to have been due to a stroke.

She was unconscious for 3 minutes before her partner called for help. She was taken to Middlesex University Hospital in Isleworth, in West London, the patient was then back to herself with aheadache which she evaluated as being a six out of 10 on the pain scale.

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Extensive examinations revealed the presence of blood between the brain and the skull of the woman. Following a CT scan, doctors discovered that her stroke was caused by a small aneurysm, which burst during her passionate encounter.

Sex increases blood pressure

It is well known that sex increases the heart rate and these effects have already been observed by scientists:

The monitoring of the arteries during sex, showed that during sexual intercourse, the arterial pressure and the heart rate were subjected to changes including an increase at the moment of orgasm.

Finally, after two weeks of hospitalisation, the patient was able to return home.

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