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Is masturbation harmful or beneficial?

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You all know about masturbation. I also know that you all practise this act at home. Masturbation is the sexual stimulation of owns genital (penis in male whereas vagina in female). In this act, hands, sex toys, etc. are used. So now comes the question if the masturbation is harmful or beneficial?

It has both benefits and risks.

For the benfits, it helps to improve sexual health and relationships. It can also relieves depression and lead to a higher sense of self-esteem. Males who masturbates regularly has a low chance of prostate cancer. Ejaculation reduces swollen nasal blood vessels, freeing the airway for normal breathing. Masturbation also helps the patients suffring from cardiovascular disorders. It develops a sense of mastery over sexual impulses in adolescents. It also plays a role in physical and emotional development.

Now, For the risks, a small percentage of males have postorgasmic illness syndrome(POIS) which can cause severe muscle pain throughout the body after ejaculation.

That was the benfits and risks, though the risks weren't that dangerous. So it is not very harmful to masturbate but keep it in control like 2-6 times a week or less.

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