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2. Excessive Masturbation Can Lead to Erectile Dysfunction

Reality: Erectile dysfunction does not result from masturbation,” Dr. Spadt says. “What can happen with either men or women is you masturbate frequently and become used to a certain touch, whether its vibration or your hand.” Because of this, she says, “You may become habituated to that sensation and find it more difficult to have an orgasm with your partner.”

2. Releasing sexual tension

Masturbation is a great way to release sexual tension. The human body has sexual needs and one doesn’t always have a partner to fulfill those needs and in such scenarios masturbation becomes a great way to release the sexual tension that gets built up. However, this doesn’t mean that only people without sexual partners masturbate. Masturbation is fairly common among committed and married people as well.

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