I almost died during orgasm, sex position blew my aorta


I bet she didn’t see that coming.

Reaching the ‘big O’ left a Mississippi woman saying ‘uh oh’ as ​​she nearly died having an orgasm, according to a new medical study.

“The patient was having sex with her husband, and during her orgasm she felt a ‘pop’ in her chest with radiation to her back,” explained a study recently published in the American Journal Case Report. “She said her legs were pressed against her chest [during the orgasm].”

According to the medical journal, an unnamed 45-year-old woman from Hattiesburg, Mississippi, was rushed to the emergency room of her local hospital after suffering “stabbing” chest pain with pain levels of “10 out of 10”.

She was also afflicted with a sudden case of nausea and shortness of breath.

A 45-year-old woman almost died during an orgasm.
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And when caregivers checked her vital signs, the woman had an alarming blood pressure of 220/140 mmHg — on average, healthy blood pressure for a woman in her 40s is around 120/80, according to the CDC.

“The patient had a medical history of hypertension and…admitted to approximately 17 years of tobacco abuse, stating that she currently smokes 6-7 cigarettes daily,” the report read.

Doctors gave her morphine and fentanyl to reduce the pain and eventually determined she had suffered a leak in her aorta – the largest artery, one inch in diameter, which carries blood through the body.

His condition, medically known as acute aortic syndrome or AAS, falls on the spectrum of serious life-threatening illnesses, according to the report. And specialists determined that she suffered an aortic intramural hematoma, which can cause a complete tear in the aorta.

Doctors determined that the woman had suffered a leak in her aorta.
Doctors determined that the woman had suffered a leak in her aorta.
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If left untreated, an aortic tear can lead to death and, on average, has killed 40% of sufferers instantly, according to research.

A tear often begins when the aorta weakens over time, and the erosion is usually caused by high blood pressure.

However, researchers have found that men in their 60s often suffer from aortic problems or other heart problems during sex at a higher rate than women.

“Males have a 2:1 higher incidence of developing AAS, and the peak age of diagnosis is later in adulthood, around age 65,” the report explains.

“The risk of sudden cardiac death also shows similar patterns, with a reported incidence of 0.19% in men and 0.16% in women, often seen during masturbation, sexual interactions with prostitutes or of extramarital sexual activity.”

Doctors were able to treat the woman without surgery.
Doctors were able to treat the woman without surgery.
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Fortunately, in the rare case of the woman in question, doctors were able to avoid performing surgery on her artery, ultimately stabilizing her blood pressure with medication.

She was discharged from the hospital after three days of specialized treatment.

“Aortic intramural hematoma in a 45-year-old woman during sexual intercourse, as seen in the patient in our case, is not a commonly reported event,” the doctors confirmed.

“Understanding the physiological changes and stress of intercourse and how it affects [the dynamics of blood flow] may help predict adverse effects in patients with pre-existing cardiovascular risk factors.

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