When An Orgasm Can Destroy Your Life

David* suffers from post-orgasmic illness syndrome, or POIS, a rare disorder in which an orgasm leads to debilitating symptoms—including fatigue, brain fog, fever and reduced cognitive functioning that can last for days. “Imagine going to work and you suddenly feel like you have dementia,” he says of the aftermath of his orgasms. “You can’t remember where you put things, your boss is yelling at you and you don’t know why.”

Read about the condition that requires some men to avoid sex and masturbation at all costs here.

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