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Do about 100 Germans die every year due to risky masturbation?

EveningStandard claims in Masturbation 'kills up to 100 Germans a year', new study shows that up to 100 Germans a year die to masturbation for using risky methods like auto-erotic asphyxiation or ...
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Did a boy die after masturbating 42 times?

Some years ago, there were reports being over social networks and blogs that "a boy died after masturbating 42 times in a row". For example: M24 Digital: A 16-year-old boy died after masturbating ...
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Is prone masturbation harmful? [duplicate]

I have been masturbating in prone fashion for 13 years daily, until I found out that it was considered harmful. Is it true that prone masturbation can lead to anorgasmia or erectile dysfunction?
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Is a higher masturbation frequency correlated with suffering of schizophrenia?

LivingWithSchizophrenia writes: It was widely believed during the 19th and early 20th centuries, when sexual mores were very much stricter than today, that masturbation caused schizophrenia ...
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Does masturbation increase self-esteem?

BetterHealth writes about Masturbation: Some of the general health benefits of masturbation may include that it: [...] enhances self-esteem. 2KnowMyself writes in Why masturbation lowers ...
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Is the practice of circumcision in the US an attempt to stop masturbation?

This collegehumour video claims that the practice of circumcision in the US, outside of Jewish and Muslim religions, comes from the puritanical Victorian era, where it was seen as a measure to ...
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Are most women incapable of orgasm through vaginal stimulation alone?

In Wikipedia's article of Orgasm it suggests vaginal stimulation isn't sufficient for women's sexual pleasure: Kinsey found that most of the women he surveyed could not have vaginal orgasms.[59] He ...
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Is prone masturbation detrimental to your sex life?

The term "Prone masturbation" refers to men lying face down and thrusting their penis into or against the bed, pillow, or something else. Healthy Strokes is claiming that: Prone masturbation can ...
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Do males commonly use lubricant for masturbation? [closed]

As often seen in Hollywood movies, a bottle of lube (or oil or anything) is something one would always prepare for masturbation. I'll spare you the detail, but as a European I'm, um, not quite ...
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Do elephants “trunk” themselves (masturbate)?

A few sources report that elephants use their trunks to masturbate. This practice, if it exists, is apparently called trunking, Per todayilearned.co.uk, This may not be the most useful piece of ...
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Does masturbating everynight cause problems in the future? [duplicate]

Did you know that plain and simple, over-masturbation will lead to sexual under performance by way of premature ejaculation, as well as other sexual problems. “Over-production of sex hormones” ...
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Can excessive masturbation cause acne?

Many people believe excessive masturbation causes acne, among many other things (e.g. hair loss and erectile dysfunction - off topic for this question). One such site that claims or supports this is ...
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Does one shake hands with 6 men/11 women per year who have recently masturbated and not washed their hands?

I've received this email before, and tracked down a requote online: Annually you will shake hands with 11 women who have recently masturbated and failed to wash their hands. Annually you will ...
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Is masturbation bad for one's health?

This question has probably been asked by almost everyone at some point in their lives. But the answers we receive vary from "it is very good" to "it is very bad". I can understand that becoming ...