Masturbation is part of a healthy sex life. It is generally considered as a normal and healthy part of sexual enjoyment. It’s totally safe and harmless. Scientists have a lot of data which proves masturbating has a lot of heath benefits. Even our greek ancestors treated masturbation as a normal substitute for other forms of sexual pleasure. Anyway, according to the MensxP, here are five reasons to take matters into your own hands right now:
1. Prevents Prostate Cancer
It sounds weird but Ejaculating more frequently decreases the risk of prostate cancer. According to the Australian study, men who masturbate more than five times a week were a third less likely to develop prostate cancer.
2. It Helps You Last Longer
As per reported by Maxim, Clinical Sexologist, Dr. Gloria Brame says, “[Masturbating] an hour before a date will give you more control.”
3. It Keeps The Cold And Flu Away
An orgasm a day keeps the doctor away. Yes, masturbation helps regulate and maintain immunity. There is the reduction in swelling of vessels in the nose during masturbation or sex.
4. Manage Stress And Depression
As we all know, masturbation results in feel good hormone, called oxytocin. This hormone is found useful in dealing with stress and depression.
5. Boost Your Mood And Immunity
Dr. Ashish Sabberwal, senior consultant of urology, Fortis Escorts Institute, New Delhi, says, “Masturbation can product the right environment for a strengthened immune system.” Feel-good neurochemicals like oxytocin and dopamine lift your mood.