Is Masturbation Beneficial or Harmful?

Masturbation is the act of touching of parts of your body such as the penis, vulva, clitoris, breasts and anus for pleasure.

Not only men do masturbate, women too. Some women use stimulation of the vagina to masturbate or use “sex toys,” such as a vibrator.

Who Masturbates?

Masturbation is a very common behaviour among the youth and perhaps more specifically students. In one national study, 95% males and 89% of females said they’ve once masturbated before. Masturbation is an act which most people do it just for fun and not for pleasuring purpose.

Why Do People Masturbate?

In addition to feeling good for some people, masturbation is a good way of relieving the sexual tension that can build up over time, especially for people without partners or whose partners are not willing or available for sex. Masturbation is a sex alternative for people who wish to avoid pregnancy and the dangers of STDs. Masturbation may be prescribed by a sex therapist to allow a person to experience and orgasm.

Is Masturbation Beneficial or Normal?

Back in the old, masturbation was recognized as a mental problem. People who used to masturbate were regarded not normal and had a mental problems but today it’s regarded by some scientists as beneficial and healthy. Masturbation is only considered a problem  by todays people when it inhibits sexual activity with partner, or done in public. Masturbation causes distress when done compulsively and also interferes with your daily life and activities. Masturbating regularly can make a man lose his weight. It also causes headaches and makes one loses focus to do something important.

Dangers of Masturbation

As many things have positive effects and negative effects, masturbation also has both positive and negative effects but its negative effects overshadows its positive. The medical community considers masturbation to be a natural but harmful for the sexuality of men but useful to women. Masturbating is very dangerous because during the act the amount of dopamine released in the brain is equal to taking in heroin. The dopamine produced makes men to be addicted to it and makes you unable to live without it. The following are a list of dangers of masturbation.

  1. Masturbation makes you weak and lazy.
  2. It makes you lose focus on what is essential.
  3. It can destroy your marriage due to its sweetness than the natural sex.
  4. It induces sleep in men and make them unproductive.
  5. Last but not least, Masturbation is also against most religious views.

Thank you for reading. Don’t forget to share this knowledge with a brother. Masturbation is a dangerous act so desist from it.

Published on 22nd, Dec 2020

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