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How a brain injury or disease can change your sex life
Amee Baird Ph.D.
We’ve all heard the phrase, but can it really happen? Can sex actually blow your mind? Indeed, it can. It can trigger a temporary loss of memory, or even permanent brain damage.
Brain surgery for epilepsy can change your sex drive, and it turns out that this is related to the size of the amygdala left behind.
Your temporal lobes and the amygdalae within them are your "sexiest" brain bits, or the brain areas most commonly associated with changes in sex drive when injured or diseased.
The extraordinary case of a man with temporal lobe seizures and a fetish triggered by safety pins—and how both were cured by brain surgery.
Sex is not the first thing that comes to mind when you think of traumatic brain injury, but such injuries can cause dramatic changes to one's sex drive.
Amee Baird, Ph.D. is a clinical neuropsychologist and researcher of sex, music, and memory in people with neurological conditions.