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Woman Develops Persistent Genital Arousal Disorder After Wii Fit Injury

A U.K. woman has been diagnosed with persistent genital arousal disorder after falling off her Wii Fit board and damaging a nerve, the Toronto Sun reported.

Amanda Flowers, who lives in Manchester, England, said she has sexual urges up to 10 times a day since she fell. A doctor confirmed her diagnosis.

"It began as a twinge down below, before surging through my body," Flowers told a U.K. newspaper. "Sometimes it built up into a trembling orgasm."

PGAD is defined as persistent sexual arousal syndrome as "intense feelings of genital congestion and sensations that are typically unaccompanied by any conscious awareness of sexual desire," according to Dr. Sandra Leiblum, who coined the term several years ago.

Leiblum is the former director of the Center for Sexual and Relationship Health at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Jersey.

In the Journal of Sexual Medicine, Leiblum writes that sexual activities intended to relieve the symptoms can reinforce the sensations or provide only temporary relief.

In fact, Leiblum told FoxNews.com, the sensations can last hours or even days, and they truly are unwanted and intrusive.

The condition gained national attention when it was featured two years ago on "20/20" and in an episode of "Grey’s Anatomy."

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