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9 Facts About Masturbation: Flying Solo Has More Benefits Than You Think...

08/07/2014 16:22 BST | Updated 28/07/2014 17:59 BST

Buffing the banana, jerkin' the gherkin, flicking the bean – yep we’re talking about masturbation. Whatever you call it, most of you do it.

Studies show that 95% of men and 89% of women have masturbated. You may be surprised to hear that people who have sex regularly are more likely to masturbate than people who haven’t had any bedroom action in a while.

And this video shows that feeling great is just one of the perks of flying solo.

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Good new for the ladies, female masturbation can relieve menstrual pain and decrease the chances of getting a yeast infection.

While for the guys, masturbation can strengthen muscle tone, which can help stop involuntary urine leakage.

These surprising perks of masturbation may not be the sexiest things you’ve ever heard, but they sure are interesting…

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