Two YouTube science vloggers have tackled the persistent rumours around masturbation- that it can cause blindness, infertility or hairy palms - and explained that a little bit of self love is actually good for you. The Canadian pair explain that chemicals released by masturbation include dopamine, which triggers the pleasure centres of the brain and reduces stress, endorphins which reduce pain - including menstrual pain in women - and prolactin, which aids sleep. According to the duo, males especially benefit from masturbation when they are under the weather, as it increases the production of bacteria-fighting white blood cells. They say it can also help prevent prostate cancer, one of the most common cancers in men, by flushing out the carcinogenic toxins in the prostate more regularly. Mr Moffitt and Mr Brown, who have more than four million subscribers, also explain the evolutionary reason why men masturbate.
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While he was of the opinion that a man who has a committed sexual relationship with porn was probably not going to have as successful a relationship with a woman, he had no qualms about watching it. Which he did most days. A related link led Henry to a community of people engaged in attempts to quit masturbation on the social news site Reddit. Henry did not feel awesome.
Is masturbation normal?
If you're reading this, chances are high that you've already spent some amount of time reading sex tips and tricks to use with your partner. Not to be corny, but: hi, you are your own best sex partner, which is why you landed here, on a list of ways to make your solo sex life the absolute best. Masturbation or masty time, if you will is a great way to unwind, treat yourself, learn more about your sexuality, and yes, improve your sex life , in general.
Masturbation —touching yourself for sexual pleasure—is normal behavior and can lead to orgasm. Masturbation can help you become comfortable in communicating your needs to a sexual partner. Unfortunately, taboos about masturbation can condition people to feel shameful about doing it.