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Your Questions About Masturbation - Answered!


Spanking the monkey, cleaning the pipes, choking the chicken, crank the shank; whatever slang you may call it, it's still masturbation. There's nothing to be ashamed about playing with yourself. In fact, we often receive queries about masturbation. Here are some of the commonly asked questions, as replied by Dr. Martha Lee, clinical sexologist at Eros Coaching and a Men’s Health advisor.

Is Masturbation Harmful?
It is perfectly healthy and an important part of sexual health, tied to our physical, emotional and psychological states, says Dr. Lee. But be aware of your body – watch for signs of soreness or sensitivity, and slow down if needed. If your masturbation is causing you pain or you feel compulsive, talk to your doctor or a qualified sexologist.

Does Frequent Masturbation Cause Premature Ejaculation?
For most men, their earliest sexual experiences are with masturbation (done secretly and quickly, for fear of being found out). And such instances can lead to issues of premature ejaculation when they enter adulthood. However, by using a lubricant and slowing down the stroking action when you masturbate – and letting yourself enjoy the sensations – you can help delay ejaculation.
Will It Cause Headaches?
Any type of sexual activity that leads to orgasm – including masturbation, oral sex and intercourse – can trigger headaches. Possible causes include overexertion during sex or even strenuous sexual positions. People who frequently suffer from migraines are also more prone to sex headaches. If they are really bothering you, see your doctor.
Can Masturbation Replace The Thrill Of Sex?
Okay, stop “practising”. Masturbation won’t give you the kind of mind-blowing eye-roller that sex will. You know it, your partner knows it and what’s more, Mother Nature likes it that way. According to a study by Stuart Brody, professor of psychology at the University ofPaisley in Scotland, the body releases 400 per cent more of the hormoneprolactin (which makes us feel sexually satisfied) following vaginal penetration than it does after masturbation. “Evolutionary forces always reward behaviours associated with successful reproduction,” saysBrody. “And penile-vaginal sex is the only sexual behaviour that passes in your genes.” 


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masturbation is very natural. here is a great guide for masturbation. lots of cool techniques.

i am an 22 year old boy i started to masturbate at the age of 14 accidently now i have got addicted to it. I used to masturbate 3 or 4 times a day. now when i masturbate the sperm is not thicker and it is coming out just a few drops of liquid. how can i cure this. will i be able to give birth to a child and will i be sble to satisfy my wife

Hello im a 12 years old boy , i want to ask why if i am masturbating the sperms are not going out?? What is the problem??

I am 20 ys old. I started masturbating at 13 and now when i masturbat i releas withn a minute, i hav never had sex. Any natural cure without medicine?

Hello! my age is 23 & i have been masturbating for the last 5 years on daily basissometimes or even thrice ,& my penis size has become small to only 3 inches,i want to know will i be able to satisfy my wife??will there be any problem if i continue to masturabate for the next 4-5 years until my marriage???

I am 22 and the last time i masturbated i excreted few drops of yellowish cum . Is it harmful?

I am seventeen years old. Since fourteen years of age i watch porn and masturbate. I want to leave it. What is the possible suggestion and what does it affect on my life after marriage? Now the released sperm is not dense it's coming like liquid and in small quantity any natural cure

Just try not masturbating for at least 3 days then go somewhere you feel safe and comfortable, close your eyes and touch yourself: ejoy it, try to really feel it, have pleasure of that moment, take your time, relax. You'll also find yourself with more energies in the period of not masturbation. Try to live your sexuality freely, in a natural way and there won't be problems of any kind.


Some animals masturbates too and engages in homosexual activity. But that does not make them right because we are humans and not animals. God hates Wankers. Please stop propagating sin!

Sir, I used to masturbate daily,atleast 5 times a day for the past 2 years.I am frightened now but i am addicted to it.Will there be any effect on my sexual life in future?Plz do reply me...

You might not have hit sexual maturity yet (aka puburty). Sexual maturity varies, most time depending on genetic factors. Be patient. Give it some time. In a couple of years you will be cumming and loving the sensation of orgasm.

Hello, young man. I hope you are enjoying your life. You penis is one of the strong emotional organs in your body now, so I suggest you eat good amount of nuts and cereals as they have rich fiber content and can reproduce the testosterone. Why don't you try out with a girl whom you like instead of these boyish acts. Try new things in life, take your gf out and with her consent enjoy your sex life live.!! Good Luck.

If I Masturabate I Got Pimples In My Face What Do I Do This is my biggest problem anybody help me

im 17yrs aged boy.. n i startd masturbating frm the age of 13 .. nw i masturbate thrice a day n i thnk im addicted to it.. but months b4 i felt guilty n suddenly i didnt masturbate fr 3 weeks..btvthn agn i masturbted.. agn frm nzt day i didnt fr 2 weeks.. agn i masturnated same thng happng nw also i wont masturbate fr a week bt agn i do the same afraid of its effects on my athletic career n on my stdies.. pls sme 1 sujjest me some gud medicines r tips to stop masturbatin pemanently.. °ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½

sir i am 22 years old. . And i kept on masturbating daily since the age of 13 and now whenever i even think about sex i got released some water from my penis. . How to cure it naturaly plz tell me plz help me out plz sir plz

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