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masterbation harmful for the body?

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hi , Is masturbation alright to do everyday? Is there any harmful effects OR health issues OR harmfulness for the body please?
Is that also addict too?


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replied March 30th, 2011
Sexual Health - Women Answer A21444
Hello and welcome to eHealth forum!

No, there is no harm in masturbation. The number of times a person masturbates depends on his mental condition at that time (happy, sad, worried etc), on his sexual needs and on the stimulation provided by his environment. All that can be said is that masturbation is a healthy. It helps relieve sexual and mental tension, is thought to provide a good night’s sleep and maybe even prevent prostate cancer and migraine attack.

However, going overboard, applying too much force etc can also cause injury. Hence one should be careful. Normally it is not addictive, but if this preoccupies you daily then you need counseling. Hope this helps. Take care!



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