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    Does masturbation twice a week affect mental health?

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Posted on Tue, 18 Jul 2017 in Mental Health
Question:
Is masturbation harmful to my mental health and how can I get rid of it
I do it twice to 3 times a day
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Answered by Dr. Rudina Balliu 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Yes it can

Detailed Answer:
Hello!Thank you for asking HealthCareMagic.
I have gone through your question.

Masturbation is a physical need and it's good for the health but when is done to often (3xday ) yes, may affect your mental health.

It can make you feel depressed, anxious, affect your daily life,affect your social life , work ..turn to a compulsive habit (obsessed).
To overcome thid habit a psychotherapy treatment is needed.So if your habit is affecting your everyday life,emotions..i would suggest to go to your local doctor and he /she will help you for the therapy.

Hope i have answered your question.
Let me know if you have any further questions, will be happy to help.
Take Care!
Dr Balliu.
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