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Is [email protected] medically harmful?


[email protected] is a process of self-s.e.xual stimulation found in both males and females. Males tend to indulge in it more frequently than females. There are many claims of harmful effects that have been made in connection with [email protected], such as going blind, impotence later in life, erectile dysfunction, pen!s shrinkage, penis curvature, low sperm count, mental illness to mention but a few, and all of these claims are not true from a medical standpoint.

However, there are some well-documented side effects of [email protected] such as swelling and pain of the manhood where one frequently [email protected] within a short space of time and are not gentle. The said swelling usually disappears within a few days. Other side effects include a sense of guilt especially if [email protected] conflicts with one’s religious and or cultural beliefs.

With regards to prostate cancer there have been conflicting findings. Some studies have suggested that men who ejaculated more than five times each week during their 20s were one-third less likely to develop aggressive prostate cancer than those who ejaculated less often. In contrast, others found that frequent s.e.xual activity during a man’s 20s and 30s increased his risk of prostate cancer, especially if one [email protected] regularly. Our take is the evidence is inconclusive.

That being said, [email protected] has very few and minor side effects that would necessitate a visit to the doctor’s office. Therefore, from a medical standpoint, it can be said that it is generally harmless if it is done correctly.


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