Autoerotic Asphyxiation

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Many people in this world has some sort of different type of sexual affliction that they gain excitement and taking it to the limit. Autoerotic asphyxiation, or AEA for short terms, is defined as a sexual practice in which an individual restricts oxygen to the brain by choking themselves or hanging themselves to gain sexual arousal. According to pediatrics.aappublications.org the annual death yearly is from 250 to 1200 deaths in the United States. It was first used as a treatment for people who have erectile dysfunctions back in the early 17th century when it began to be documented. When individuals were hanged during the 17th century the crowd noticed that the victim had an erection while being hanged or even after they were already dead some…show more content…
There is no doctor approved method of safely performing AEA and it 's even more dangerous by yourself than having a partner. There are even forums of people over the internet explaining this paraphilia and the issues they have with it and or their partner experiencing the same thing. According to bluelight.org/vb/threads/566432-Autoerotic-Asphyxiation by a member by the name of Kayla2010 him or her describe the feeling of AEA by, "I get turned on by the fact that I am being controlled and I am complete powerless while in the act of sex. Every feeling is intensified." While researching more into this thread I managed to find a song called Last Legal Drug (Le Petite Mort) by Korn and the song talks about sex and there is a certain phrase in there that is indirectly spoken about AEA that Jonathon Davis, the singer from Korn, repeats throughout the song. The line that he says throughout the song is, "You feel it? Can you feel it? When does pleasure become pain? When does sex become insane? You say yes, as you feel it. When you cum (Be a good girl) hold your breath (Make it last long) It 's a mess (it is called) the little death girl. Korn, See You on the Other Side, 2005. There is people that take it too far and some people who do it mildly and not over the top. When their partner has the AEA and the person that is doing the choking even sometimes they are afraid that they are going to over-do it and kill them on accident, how are they going to explain that to the police?…show more content…
It 's not only the average joe who has lost their life to AEA but it has also happened to even some of our favorite actors, band members, booker writers, etc. One famous actor by the name of David Carradine died from autoerotic asphyxiation. David Carradine was born on December 8th of 1936 and died on June 3rd of 2009. David appeared in the Kung Fu movie, Kill Bill vol. 1 and 2 and many other movies from the 1970s to late as 2010. His last film was True Legend right before he died, the film was released on May 13th of 2011. David was found dead in a Thai hotel room closest in which he had ropes wrapped around his neck and another one wrapped around his genitals. He wasn 't the only famous actor that had die of AEA there was another man by the name of Albert Dekker who died of the same cause of death. Albert was born on December 20th of 1905 to the date May 5th 1968, he was a actor and a politician, he started acting from the acting 1937 to 1969 but in the middle of those years he was a member of the California State Assembly 57th district. His fiancé at the time, Geraldine Saunders, discovered his corpse in the bathroom with a noose wrapped around his neck. He had been blindfolded, his wrists in handcuffs, had a ball gag stuck in his mouth, and two needles inserted
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