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Post Orgasmic Illness Syndrome (P.O.I.S.) Forum

a/k/a: POIS Forum

Address

Jose Torribio Medina #125
San Fransisco de Mostazal
Chile,
South America

Phone

569-774-08185

Email Address

admin@poiscenter.com

Website

http://poiscenter.com/forums/index.php

The Post Orgasmic Illness Syndrome (P.O.I.S.) Forum is a non-profit, online internet resource. Their mission is to unify and support POIS sufferers internationally, and to find the cause, treatment, and cure for men afflicted with POIS. They are documenting their own symptoms, collecting personal data and articles from reputable scientific journals. In addition, they are documenting their own trials and errors in trying to alleviate the overwhelming symptoms of POIS, in the hope that this will one day help researchers in their studies about POIS. Their mission is to provide support to men afflicted with POIS, to produce their own repository of personal data, and to raise funding for research grants that will lead to the cause, treatment, and cure for this rare, life-altering, and severely disabling disorder. Post-orgasmic illness syndrome (POIS) is a recently described rare disorder that affects men. It occurs very soon after ejaculation, but can also be provoked in some cases of sexual stimulation without actual ejaculation. The symptoms, which vary from individual to individual, are often extremely disabling and can last for one to two weeks. These symptoms can include allergic-type reactions (nasal congestion, itching eyes), muscle pain, a flu-like condition that may be accompanied by fever, muscle tension in the extremities, extreme fatigue, a sense of "brain fog" and loss of mental clarity, mood irritability, and concentration difficulties. The cause of POIS is not yet known, although an autoimmune/allergic theory has been postulated.

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