Masturbation is one of the common ways used in achieving orgasm. It is mainly used as a means of self-satisfaction. Research has shown that most men masturbate more than once in a week. There are many theories which have been developed related to the long term and short term health effects of masturbation. However, most of the theories are yet to be proven. These theories are mainly assumptions which have no scientific backup.

There are some studies and research which have proven that masturbation is one of the great ways of making your life healthier. However, too much masturbation should be avoided since it can lead to harmful effects in your life. This means that men should control the number of times they masturbate per day. For a healthy life, masturbation should be done 3-5 times on a weekly basis or once in a day. You are advised to quit from this behaviour once you realize it is affecting your life. Below are the health benefits associated with masturbation in males.

Makes one harder

Males will always lose their muscle tone with age. Standard masturbation or sex work out is healthy for your pelvic muscles. It plays a significant role in preventing incontinence and erectile dysfunction. It also helps in making males energetic. For better results, you should practice it 3-5 times in a week.

Oversees premature ejaculation

Research has proven that men who are faced with untimely erectile discharge can greatly benefit from masturbation. They are advised to masturbate two hours before having sex. This can help them in extending the length of their intercourse’s time. Another discharge will take time before it comes on.

Managing depression and stress

Masturbation is one of the great ways of managing anxiety. It helps in balancing the feel-great hormones in the body known as oxytocin. These hormones have been discovered to be useful in managing anxiety and depression.

 

Prevents STDs and Pregnancy

Masturbation is a great way of fulfilling your sexual desires without vaginal infiltration. This will, in turn, prevent any unintended pregnancy. Additionally, this practice does not pose any danger of contracting an STD.