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Is Masturbation Good For You? Yes.

09/14/2015 04:09 EDT | Updated 09/14/2015 04:59 EDT

We don't need to be the ones to tell you masturbation has health benefits, but with so many myths around pleasuring yourself, it's a good idea to get familiar with the facts.

In the video above by AsapSCIENCE , not only do we learn about some of the most absurd myths regarding masturbation — for example, it won't cause you to go blind — the video also goes through some data on why masturbation can be a good thing for men and women.

One thing you do want to keep in mind, is to mix up your techniques. If you are used to using the same hand, for example, it can make you sexually unresponsive to other types of stimulation.

Other experts have said masturbation, especially for women, can help ease body aches and menstrual pain, and can even give you multiple orgasms.

For more nitty gritty details, watch the video above.

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