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When it comes to the science of porn and masturbation and the effect on our mental health, it can be hard to find conclusive information on the internet.  While we receive thousands of reports from those who are struggling with porn addiction, and have seen first hand the negative impact it has on our clients health and well being, the internet is full of claims that its "good for you".  One reason why it might be so difficult to find studies that are anti-porn and masturbation is because the porn industry is a multi-billion dollar industry. Unfortunately, the porn industry...

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Mixed evidence exists about the correlation between masturbation and ejaculation frequency on prostate cancer risk. One study found that increased masturbation frequency in the 20’s and 30’s was a marker for increased prostate cancer risk.1 One of the largest studies on ejaculation frequency (this included sexual relations, not masturbation in isolation) is known as the Harvard ejaculation study.2 Its findings are often simply described as 20-29-year-olds who reported 21+ ejaculations/month had a lower prostate risk than those who ejaculated 4-7x/month. But those who ejaculated 0-3x/month also had a significantly lower risk (15-16% reduction) than those who ejaculated 4-7x/month.  Masturbation and...

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Article by: B.J. Lehecka, DPT, PhD Contribution by: Some data suggest males average a 17% cyclic increase in testosterone every 20-22 days. Those cyclic periods ranged from 8-30 days and 9-28% of average testosterone levels in study participants. Evidence also suggests peak testosterone levels in males may be more likely on weekends or in 28-day full-moon intervals (among males trying to conceive with a female partner).  Although there is other evidence that male testosterone levels do not change in relation to a partner’s ovulation. Testosterone concentration in males is higher in the fall, peaks in December, and is lowest in the late...

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“To fap or not to fap? That is the question.” Porn and masturbation are everywhere–comedy, music, TV, etc. and it seems like everybody’s doing it these days! In the world of “no-fappers” though (men who abstain from masturbation), you’ll find a shocking list of all-stars and real life superheroes. Who is and isn’t watching porn?  Let’s first break this down and look at who is and who is not watching porn and masturbating. First of all: No, not EVERYBODY is doing it. There are groups and programs online with hundreds of thousands of followers improving their lives through the benefits...

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