What is masturbation?
To simply put, masturbation is the stimulation of the genitals for sexual pleasure that may or may not lead to orgasm.
The psychology behind Excessive Masturbation
Excessive masturbation is a sign of a prevailing mental condition that can lead to behavioural disorders, such as increased levels of alcohol consumption. Masturbation becomes a bigger problem if it is compulsive or one tends to force it.
There are many myths that surround masturbation, of which none has been proven true. Some of these masturbation myths are that it leads to or causes;
Masturbation side effects
After shedding light on the several myths that surrounds masturbation, it is imperative we mention some of the likely masturbation side effects.
How to stop masturbation
If already addicted to masturbation or it has become too difficult to handle, it means there’s a problem and here are simple tricks that can help you stop it.
Avoid pornographic contents, such as images and videos. This can get you back in that thinking.
Diverting your mind to doing something else, this will replace the time spent on masturbating and never leave you thinking of masturbation.
You need to understand that you cannot fight this monster all alone. You need to dialogue your problem out. You should make it a habit to talk to a psychologist or a therapist.
Socialising keeps your mind focused and diverted.
Regular exercise can help keep one mentally strong. Simple exercises, such as running, walking and jogging can increase positivity and keep a straight focus. It also beats stress levels and keeps the head calm.
Can masturbation make one thin?
Masturbation does not make a person thin. However, excessive masturbation can cause weight loss; as technically, it is like any exercise one performs.
Can masturbation affect your sperm count?
Masturbation does not in any way affects the quantity of sperms produced, as sperms are continually produced in the body.
However, after one ejaculation, it does take time to ejaculate again.
What is the treatment of excessive masturbation?
You immediately need to consult a doctor. Who, if need be, will refer you to a psychiatrist or a counsellor. Who, in turn, will help with the regulation and diversion of attention and energies in a more productive way and gradually wean off the habit of masturbation.
Sometimes, medication may be prescribed. It all depends on the symptoms observed and the general health conditions.
Can masturbation cause premature ejaculation?
Masturbation can damage the nerves that allow for the ejaculation. This damage can cause premature ejaculation or even an ejaculation during sleep.