Return to breath play (thing)

Being the sexual practice of restricting breath to your partner or yourself. Common methods include ropes, garrottes, and choking. The most common practice is during [masturbation]. This is known as [autoerotic asphyxiation].

This practice is said to cause a euphoric, ecstatic release at the moment of orgasm due to the lack of oxygen in a brain already suffused with [neurohormones]. Devotees are known to refer to the experience as a rebirth, a purging, or a charge due to the adrenaline of a near-death experience.

Breath play is dangerous due to the risk of death during its practice. Because of this, it is one of several forms of [edgeplay].