Popular culture always sends us mixed messages about sex. First there was the old cliche of "not tonight dear, I have a headache," implying sex makes pain worse.
Then Marvin Gaye turned the tables on the sex-pain connection with his 1982 song "Sexual Healing."
So, who is accurate — Gaye or the tired spouse? Does sex make or break a headache? Well both, say headache researchers, depending on the person and the headache.
Much of sex's influence on a headache remains shrouded in mystery, but...Full Story