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Can excessive porn watching cause memory loss?

Can excessive porn watching cause memory loss?

Effects of porn: Not too my knowledge, but there are studies that frequent pornography use may lead to temporary impotence in young men.

Also, keep in mind that some porn is made through human trafficking and can contain underage subjects without it being obvious, which is illegal to possess.

Memory problems may more likely be a result of little sleep and substance use like alcohol and depression in young men. Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Watching porn can be affecting intelectual capability, ability to learn new things or memory?

Watching porn can be affecting intelectual capability, ability to learn new things or memory?

Porn: Not necessarily porn, but any video watching or other behavior that becomes "addictive" can impact life negatively. One may stay up too late, miss appointments, not be responsible, etc. Please keep an eye on that. Peace and good health. Read more

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How much porn is too much?

How much porn is too much?

Any porn: If you have to ask, you are exposing yourself to too much porn.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless.
Practice safe sex. Read more

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Can a man' s porn finished?

Can a man' s porn finished?

Unclear question: Would you please clarify your question.
Unless you are obsessed with porn to the extent that it is interfering with your daily functions, it will not do harm, though you would be better to limit your exposure to porn. Some porn, like child porn is illegal.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. Read more

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What could help one quit porn?

What could help one quit porn?

Self discipline: By asking the question, you admit to some self awareness. The best solution is to find alternate activities that are personal and recreational. Like all psychological additions, porn is difficult to stop and with internet access, it is easier to privately indulge - another factor making it hard to stop. Read more

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Is porn really bad for health?

Is porn really bad for health?

Yes and no: Occasionally using porn for sexual stimulation is common, especially among young men but if it becomes compulsive or addictive in the sense that it interferes with other things it is a problem. Also for some people in supports an unhealthy dehumanized view of sex and sexual acts that can interfere with real love making. Read more

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Why is it that porn is a turn off for me?

Why is it that porn is a turn off for me?

You have insight: You probably understand that porn is generally fake, objectifies the victims (usually women), and is done by paid models under controlled conditions in no way reflecting reality. It sounds as though one of your companions is trying to encourage you to indulge - and it seems that you have the maturity to understand reality. Read more

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Are men who read porn magazines perverts?

Are men who read porn magazines perverts?

Some are/most aren't: This is a question which can have a wide range of responses affected by one's religious, moral and world-view perspectives. Assuming "pervert" as referring to a harmful, abnormal, minority state and considering that millions of documented internet porn viewers--men and women--are not all perverts, then no. Someone with obsessive porn preoccupation and related harmful actions, then yes. Read more

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Help, I can't get hard from porn anymore?

Help, I can't get hard from porn anymore?

This is serious: You need to be evaluated by your physician for erectile dysfunction; I'm going to assume that this is also happening with any partner you may have. Two illnesses that often cause this and that get missed are prolactinoma and hemochromatosis. Read more

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Hi I have a question My son watches porn?

Hi I have a question My son watches porn?

Need further info: Would need details on age of son. Varying opinions on watching porn exist, but most typically should be an adult, in order be able to understand artificial situations, unreal expectations, and overall healthy heterosexual and homosexual relationships. Read more

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Can you tell me how I can avoid looking at porn?

Can you tell me how I can avoid looking at porn?

Psychotherapy: Can help you get to the core reasons that you personally are drawn to porn. You can learn about yourself and what porn is doing for you emotionally and psychologically that is now unconscious. Find a psychologist or therapist to start the journey to freedom to do what you want not just what compels you. Locator. Apa. Org to find someone. Read more

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What to do if hubby looking at sick porn everyday?

What to do if hubby looking at sick porn everyday?

Big picture: All men seek out erotic images from time to time. Most of us get bored with them quickly and realize it's a dead end. Preferences vary tremendously. It has nothing to do with whether or not he loves you. This is not something you can change, and he will resent any interference. Work hard to make each other happy in every aspect of your relationship, and in the bedroom, be adventurous. Read more

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In porn movies how could they do sex for so long time?

In porn movies how could they do sex for so long time?

Are professionals: (1) They are trained professionals. (2) It's a movie. (3) They audition, and actors who don't pass audition don't get the part. (4) They need a disclaimer, WARNING: The following show features stunts or activities performed either by professionals or under the supervision of professionals. Therefore, the producers insist that no one attempt to re-create or re-enact any stunt or activity at home. Read more

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How to decrease your desire for porn by taking a medicine?

How to decrease your desire for porn by taking a medicine?

Other Rx's: A group at the mayo clinic (2008) had spectacular success in people with porn obsessions / compulsions using naltrexone. Read more

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Is it normal or abnormal to look at porn on a daily basis?

Causing problems?: If you find your need to look at porngraphy distressing or it is negatively impacting other areas of your life then it is a problem. Read more

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Is there something I can do to quit porn once and for all?

Is there something I can do to quit porn once and for all?

Some ideas: 1) change environments and scenarios in which you use porn

2) examine the pros and cons of using porn--write them down.

3) spend less time alone; do a review of your relationships, who can you re-connect with, can you meet new people? What would make your current relationships better?

4) learn healthy ways to deal with feelings like anxiety, boredom, anger, sadness and loneliness. Read more

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Should I let my boyfriend watch porn secretly? . Is that bad?

Should I let my boyfriend watch porn secretly? . Is that bad?

News Flash!: (he's watching it already!) whether or not you "let" him do anything, a guy is going to do what he wants to do - masturbating and watching porn are normal everyday male activities, just like brushing your teeth is for you. Guys are just made differently. It's not bad, it's just the way things are. Give him about 20-30 years, and he'll calm down with the sex-talk, sex-begging, sex-thinking, etc. Read more

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Does it mean anything if watching forceful porn turns me on?

Does it mean anything if watching forceful porn turns me on?

Yes: It means even more that you have asked this question -- you're probably a kinder and nicer person than most others. There's some dominance and submission in all erotic relationships, and many husband-wife teams play roles in which one pretends to "force" the other. The key is simply keeping fantasy ; reality separate, and being good and decent in all your relationships. Read more