I am 18 years old and have been obsessed with masturbation since my early teens. I understand excessive self-indulgence is a risky behaviour and I am determined to beat the "hands-on" demon that has haunted me for the last few years. I read with interests the article you posted last week about the frequency of sex and its correlation with the reduction of prostate cancer. In fact, I have also read your previous articles, alluding to the fact that masturbation is a "healthy" and risk-free indulgence.
Are there side effects to masturbation?
Myths, risks and benefits of masturbation | The Star
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Brought to you by NHS Choices. These claims are based on research exploring prostate cancer and sex drive, which some suggest are both linked to high levels of male hormones. The research surveyed men diagnosed with prostate cancer before the age of 60 and healthy men, asking about sexual habits at various stages of their lives.
Masturbation is a normal and healthy sexual activity with few side effects. Many bizarre claims surround masturbation, such as going blind, and most of these claims are untrue. Masturbation is when an individual stimulates their genitals for sexual pleasure, which may or may not lead to orgasm.