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Fight The Beast is an addiction recovery organization that offers recovery solutions and spreads awareness on the effect of pornography and sex addiction.  Think porn isn’t a problem for your child or teen? Think again...  This week, Billie Eilish, the Grammy award-winning singer, opened up about her childhood porn addiction saying, "I think it really destroyed my brain and I feel incredibly devastated that I was exposed to so much porn….. I started watching porn when I was, like, 11.”  The prevalence of the “Porndemic” among youth today is shocking, yet many parents are unaware of how prevalent it is or its devastating...

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Featured, Masturbation, Mens Health, Prostate -

by B.J. Lehecka, DPT, PhD | May 12, 2021 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. One of the largest studies on ejaculation frequency (this included sexual relations, not masturbation in isolation) is known as the Harvard ejaculation study. 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)...

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Masturbation, Mens Health, Pornography -

by B.J. Lehecka, DPT, PhD | May 18, 2021 It’s difficult to separate the mental health effects of masturbation from the mental health effects of pornography because pornography use is strongly correlated with masturbation – 70% of the time they occur in the same week. When controlling for pornography use (which has many of its own effects on mental health), masturbation alone is still negatively linked to relational happiness. In a study of 2,810 partnered adults, masturbation was negatively correlated with sexual satisfaction, life satisfaction, relationship satisfaction, and mental health satisfaction scores. In a study of 2,450 adults, masturbating >15x...

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