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Porn And Memory
No: Masturbation or viewing will not do your health much damage. However, by your own admission you are engaging in these activities excessively and that can not be good for your mental health. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat 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. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Can "too frequent" masturbation and PORN watch - temporarily cause psychological loss of libido for men or altered perception about sex?
Masturbation+porn: hello aa30~ it depends who you ask. The Church ~ definitely. ME: no ! But you must ask yourself why you are doing this. An over-preoccupation with anything (even Bingo!) makes in-roads into your social life causing isolation. In essence porn and masturbation cause no harm to anything, but it does take over huge chunks of time out of your life that could be more meaningfully spent in the sunshine. ...Read more
Porn addiction : Addiction to any compulsive sexual behavior (eg porn, masturbation) is possible. Sex addiction is a mental disorder where constant & intrusive thoughts of sex reach a point of interfering with normal behavior. Recovery requires therapy. The 12 steps, sponsor, sex addicts anonymous www.Sexaa.Org can help. Psychotherpay and medications can also help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly: Studies are finding evidence that daily meditation not only improves memory and mental clarity, but it also may thicken parts of the brain's cerebral cortex responsible for decision making, attention and memory. For example, in one study subjects who meditated 40 minutes a day showed this structural difference in the brain. And, the difference was most pronounced in older subjects. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have jumbled words and poor short erm memory also horrible fatigue. I sleep plenty exercise and take naps. Brain cancer in family? Brain scan ??
Cognitive issues: need to be assessed by your doc who may refer you to a neurologist. After diagnosis a neuropsychollgist can test you and let you know what to do to help the situation. Peace and good health. ...Read more
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
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
Can't tell: Anti depressants can reverse symptoms of mental fog only if someone had those as symptoms of depression. Discuss your concerns with your doctor to make certain the goals you have are the same as your prescriber. Determining the cause of your symptoms is primary! These may have nothing to do with your depression, or be totally be cause by it. Brain fog is better treated by stimulants. ...Read more
Excessive anything: can become psychologically addictive, including porn. Does this keep you from getting the sleep you need, make you late for or miss work? These are telltale signs that something is amiss. This will change your body chemistry but it can be reversed. Please see a mental health professional for an evaluation. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Anhedonia.Sudden loss of motivation to schoolwork (normally works hard).Lethargy.Turbulent feelings(on and off since10/2013) 10/2014-04/2015.Numb05/15?
How to handle depression and anxiety with poor cognitive abilities. Trouble speaking and thinking as well as concentrating and problem solving.
Maybe some testing: You may benefit from some psychological tests called neuropsychiatric tesing. These tests are done by neuropsychologist. One such test is called the luria nebraska. There are others. The tests may better explain the area and extent of any deficits. Then, after some treatment, the tests can he repeated to best monitor changes and improvement. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Indirectly: Time spent watching tv is time away from memory-enhancing activities such as reading, doing crosswords/sudoku/word finders, free smartphone memory apps, playing words with friends, etc... Watching tv is a passive activity; the brain needs to be exercised as much if not more than other body parts. If you don't use it, you lose it! thus watching less tv and doing more active mental exercise is best! ...Read more
Hormonal control: Men are generally programmed to respond to more visual aspects of attraction and appearance. Porn offers a very graphic representation of sexual behaviors which falls into that visual aspect. Women tend to be more responsive to touch and the written word as demonstrated by the amazing sales of the book '50 shades of grey'. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
On psychiatric medicine with confusion, depression and foggy mind, not interest on anything with zero sex drive. Help?
Yes: Not good for levitation though.Get a more detailed answer ›
My friend is consciously thinking of autonomic body functions such as breathing, blinking, and swallowing and cannot stop thinking about them all day?
See a psychiatrist: for an evaluation into this behaviorGet a more detailed answer ›