From the time an adolescent boy discovers what the male organ can really do, self-stimulation can become a frequent occupation. Self-pleasuring provides comfort, relaxation, release, and an intense good feeling that only the act of pleasure itself can replicate. Unfortunately, boys are often taught that self-stimulation is wrong, and that any number of bad things will happen if they engage in such an activity. A whole mythology has sprung up around the issue, involving side effects like hairy palms, blindness, permanent disfigurement, and infertility.
However, the truth is that self-stimulation has numerous important benefits that can have a positive effect on a man’s male organ health, in addition to his overall physical and emotional well-being.
The 5 most important benefits of self-stimulation
• Self-pleasuring helps prevent cancer
According to a 2003 study conducted in Australia, men who got off 5 times or more each week had a reduced risk of developing life-threatening prostate cancer. This is apparently due to the fact that release flushes built-up toxins from the male organ tract, preventing them from causing cellular damage that can lead to cancer.
• Rubbing one out makes tumescence harder and stronger
Getting it off regularly helps to work the pelvic floor muscles and to boost circulation to the area, resulting in stronger, harder expansions that are sturdy enough to stay the course. On the other hand, as the old saying goes, he who doesn’t use it, loses it, so taking care of business can help to stave off future problems with male dysfunction.
• Self-pleasuring helps men to last longer in the sack
Men who have issues with premature release may be able to train the old John Thomas to take a little more time in bed by working at going longer when going solo. To extend between-the-sheet sessions, men can try upping the number of strokes it takes to ‘arrive’ every time they engage in a little alone time.
• Self-stimulation can boost immunity
The hormone cortisol, which is often referred to as the ‘stress’ hormone, actually plays in important role in regulating the body’s immune response. Self-stimulation releases small amounts of cortisol into the body, thereby helping to boost the immune system and increase its ability to fight off disease.
• Self-stimulation is a demonstrated mood enhancer
As most guys already know, a regular trip to the palm prom is a great way to release anxiety, boost a bad mood, and promote an overall sense of well-being. This is due to the neurochemicals oxytocin and dopamine that are released as part of the process – two chemicals produced by the body that are responsible for helping men to feel relaxed, happy and good about themselves.
Keeping the equipment in good repair
In spite of the clear benefits of self-pleasuring, rough handling of the package can take a toll, leading to skin and nerve damage that can significantly diminish the pleasurable sensations related to manual stroking. Dry skin, minute tears, and damage to the delicate nerve tissue under the male skin can result from dry stroking or an overly firm grip.