Masturbation may be good for you — or bad, depending on your age. The solitary sexual activity that is widely practised but little discussed, is linked with an increased risk of prostate cancer when practised frequently by young men in their twenties and thirties, doctors say. But by the time men reach their fifties, it may protect against the disease because it helps remove toxins that have built up over a lifetime. Prostate cancer is known to be driven by the male hormone testosterone, and men with high levels of testosterone tend to have a higher sex drive and a higher risk of the cancer. But most research has examined older men because prostate cancer is unusual under Researchers at the University of Nottingham studied the link between sexual activity in younger men and the disease to see if it affected their long-term risk.
Am I masturbating too much and can it be bad for me?
Do You Masturbate Too Much? - Excessive Masturbation Side Effects
This post is part of Mashable's Masturbation Week. May is National Masturbation Month, so we're celebrating by exploring the many facets of self-love. For as long as people have been masturbating, there have been misconceptions surrounding the act. Thankfully, most of the assumptions held about self-pleasure no, it won't kill you — and no, it's nothing to be ashamed about have been debunked over the years. There's no magical number that you should or shouldn't reach, and everyone's bodies are different. Masturbating in moderation is of course, suggested by various sources.
How to Masturbate Responsibly and Not Ruin Your Sex Life
Every guy should take his health into his own hands, literally. Male masturbation jokes always get laughs in buddy movies and comedy routines. But a new study actually has something serious to say about the typical dude's favorite shower activity: Masturbating frequently could significantly reduce a man's risk of prostate cancer. What qualifies as frequently?
We've told you more than once just how healthy having sex is because it's that good for you , but we haven't talked much about how healthy masturbating is. And that's what we're going to do today--we're going to go over the health benefits of jerking off. I mean, all healthy men masturbate.