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Despite the myths, there are actually no physically harmful side effects of masturbation.
However, excessive masturbation can harm your relationships and everyday life. Other than that, masturbation is a fun, normal, and healthy act.
“If you masturbate several times a day, your brain can become addicted to the release of powerful, pleasure-inducing chemicals. Moreover, it can become more difficult for your brain to release these chemicals without increasing stimulation.
"Consequently, you may need to masturbate more frequently or to more dramatic stimuli in order to receive the same pleasure you previously had. Many people become addicted to porn at the same time they become addicted to masturbation because pornography allows people to seek out increasingly graphic stimuli.
"When your brain is fiending for dopamine, you’re experiencing similar feelings to those of a heroin addict, so it makes no difference that you’re not actually ingesting a chemical substance.”
Like any addiction, your body will pay for it.