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A 28-year-old male asked:

I am an addict of masturbation. because of the excess masturbation i feel like i am losing my memory. how can i regain my memory?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Addictions of any: Type can prevent you from focusing on other areas of your life. Encourage you to look into treatment with a provider who specializes in sexual disorders and to look into sa. Take care.
Dr. Adam Front
Clinical Psychology 27 years experience
Sex addiction: May not be any medical basis for memory loss from masturbation, but preoccupation and obsession that is part of addiction may account for this.Sex addicts anonymous (sexaa.Org) has support meetings in australia. If none are near you, check the site for online or phone meetings. Also find a therapist who specializes in sexual addiction. There is lots of hope and help.

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