A 24-year-old male asked:
I am an athlete. is masterbation bad if done 3-4 times a week? could i lose stamina by doing so? muscles get sore? fatigue? lose endurance?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Julie Abbottanswered
Preventive Medicine 47 years experience
It's fine: Masturbation is normal. It is a natural and harmless expression of sexuality. It is only harmful if practiced compulsively interfering with normal daily life and activities, inhibits sexual activity with a partner, or is done in public! It should have no effect on athletic performance. Your 3-4 time per week practice is normal. Good luck!
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