Study reveals most dangerous sex position

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The Most Dangerous Sex Position

As Valentine's day approaches, couples are starting to plan how they'll spend the night together. But before anyones dives under the sheets, there's one sexual position that maybe should be avoided.

A team of Canadian researchers did a study to find out exactly which position is the most dangerous. They found that having a woman on top in the "cowgirl" position is most likely to cause penile fractures.

According to the Telegraph, researchers looked at three hospitals in Brazil and examined records involving patients with penile fractures. More than half are related to having a woman on top.

The studies authors published in the journal Advances In Urology, "Our hypothesis is that when woman is on top, she usually controls the movement with her entire body weight landing on the erect penis, not being able to interrupt it when the penis suffers a wrong way penetration. On the contrary, when the man is controlling the movement, he has better chances of stopping the penetration energy in response to the pain related to the harm, minimizing it."

While penile fractures are somewhat uncommon, they can cause fear and embarrassment.

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