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Can excessive masturbation have any form of adverse effects?

Can excessive masturbation have any form of adverse effects?

Potentially: If masturbation is excessive to the point where you ignore the people who are important to you, fail to address work or school responsibilities or allow it to become the dominant issue in your life - that would be problematic. ...Read more

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What are adverse effects of very execessive masturbation on testosterone, lh, FSH and oestradiol?Can it cause delayed puberty or effect bone structure?

What are adverse effects of very execessive  masturbation on testosterone, lh, FSH and oestradiol?Can it cause delayed puberty or effect bone structure?

Some handy facts...: Normal men, women, boys, and girls masturbate (it's universal). It isn't harmful, as the body goes through similar effects during regular sex with a partner (but too much of anything may become a problem). Masturbation does not stunt height, cause hair loss or gray hair, make you weak, create heart problems, lower testosterone, affect virginity, lower fertility, change your weight, or damage eyes. ...Read more

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Does, masturbation cause oxidation of cones/rods and hence leads to retinal thinning or other adverse effects?

Does, masturbation cause oxidation of cones/rods and hence leads to retinal thinning or other adverse effects?

No: Normal men, women, boys, and girls masturbate (it's universal). It is not harmful, as the body goes through similar effects during regular sex with a partner (but too much of anything may become a problem). Masturbation does not stunt height, cause acne or hair loss, make you weak, create heart problems, lower testosterone, affect virginity, lower fertility, change your weight, or damage vision. ...Read more

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What are the effects of excessive masturbation?

What are the effects of excessive masturbation?

Excessive: masturbation can cause you to focus on sexual pleasure to the point that you ignore other important aspects of your life. ...Read more

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Is excessive masturbation bad for you and if so what are the effects of it?

Nothing specific: Masturbation is a normal part of human exiatance.Some cultures frown on the process ; most seldom discuss it openly. If anyone does so to the exclusion of interacting with people ; pursuing age ; peer related activities, it can interfere with normal emotional growth, as any preoccupation might. For most, it is simply part of their life. ...Read more

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What are the harmful effects of masturbation? And how many times per week would be considered excessive masturbation?

Masturbation isn't : Really harmful. If it's interfering with your relationships, maybe. There are no fixed maximums and minimums on masturbation. As long as you are functional in the world around you, live and let live. ...Read more

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Can you please explain why excessive masturbation is bad?

Can you please explain why excessive masturbation is bad?

Excessive?: I wouldn't put a value judgment ("bad") on it, but how much time are you spending masturbating daily or weekly? Is this to porn? Are you able to relate intimately or sexually with live partners? Is your masturbation interfering with your work, other hobbies, family, taking care of your home, eating healthily, exercising, spiritual practice, etc? If so, it could be an addiction, and needs help. ...Read more

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What usually results from excessive masturbation in male adults and male teenagers?

What usually results from excessive masturbation in male adults and male teenagers?

Irritation: Other than irritation of the penis, not much, unless it becomes obcessive, which can be a psychological issue. ...Read more

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Does excessive masturbation cause prostatitis?

Does excessive masturbation cause prostatitis?

No: Trying to go for long periods of time without an ejaculation is one cause of prostate problems in younger guys. ...Read more

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