Autoerotique asphyxiation AKA asphyxiophilia is an often misunderstood sexual proclivity. People who practice asphyxiophilia for pleasure derive a sense of sexual arousal from lack of oxygen to the brain. To each his own, of course, but this form of masturbation can be very dangerous-- as this list of famous people who passed away from asphyxiophilia proves. This list also includes photos, birth dates, professions, and other information. Often considered as accidental suicide, asphyxiophilia has been depicted in various media for many years.
These celebrities who passed while self-pleasuring are listed by fame and notoriety and include the famous autoerotic aspyxiation victims’ hometown and biographical info about them when available. This list features people like David Carradine, Albert Dekker, and Kichizo Ishida. These notable asphyxiophilia deaths include modern and long-gone famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has asphyxiophilia as a cause of their demise somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor. If you're thinking about trying out it yourself, make sure you take appropriate safety precautions in order to avoid a similar fate.