Masturbating more can dramatically reduce risk of prostate cancer | Metro News

I had this in my Draft folder and forgot about it until this week. It seems at least once or twice a year I run across something like this:

Masturbating a lot can significantly improve your health

 

Source: Masturbating more can dramatically reduce risk of prostate cancer | Pink News

Of particular note was this:

“Ejaculation frequency is, to some extent, a measure of overall health status in that men at the very low end of ejaculation – 0 to 3 times per month – were more likely to have other (medical problems) and die prematurely from causes other than prostate cancer,” lead author Jennifer Rider told the AP.

So, those of you who read this blog for the chastity and OD articles, take note:

The scientists found that men in their 20s who ejaculated at least 21 times a month were 19 per cent less likely to develop prostate cancer than those who did seven times a month or less.

You don’t have to masturbate: having sex with a partner would do the job too, as long as you climax.

21 times a month? Dang…

  • Out of the 30,000 men studied, 1,041 developed prostate cancer after ejaculating 4 to 7 times a month.
  • Of the men who ejaculated 21 times a month or more, 290 developed prostate cancer.
  • So to be in the safe zone that’s more than every other day, if you’re counting.

I’m pretty sure that most readers haven’t had 21 orgasms in the last year, never mind month…

 


While I’m thinking about this, Mrs Edge hasn’t been so generously inclined lately.

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10 Responses to Masturbating more can dramatically reduce risk of prostate cancer | Metro News

  1. Regina- says:

    “While I’m thinking about this, Mrs Edge hasn’t been so generously inclined lately.”

    I wish we had had medical evidence on the effects of lengthy denial. As a woman in late middle age with a partner the same age, I’m more concerned with preserving function than with retarding it. Orgasm control where I decide how, when and where? Absolutely! Long periods of denial? No way.

    In the absence of scientific data, I adhere to the “Use it or lose it” philosophy.

  2. Did the study take in to account ruined orgasms or prostate milking?

  3. I haven’t been feeling that generous lately either…. Good to hear from you though. You have been missed

  4. dave94015 says:

    Reblogged this on dave94015 and commented:
    guys who think #chastity is arousing might consider the long-term effects

  5. I am going to find the actual article published by the European Urology folks and read the data behind the story. I am not a doctor but without the metrics behind the statement it is just that a statement.

    Did the study, for example, take into consideration other health habits such as: diet, exercise, tobacco use, alcohol consumption, and family history?

    Again, understanding the population and the other metrics is crucial to understanding the report.

    Just my two cents.

    • endymion says:

      @thechastecyclist: Actually there have been 3 studies so far.

      A summary[1, German only] by medical doctors (as opposed to journallists) comes to the conclusion that “maybe regular ejaculations have a preventive effect on prostate cancer”.

      [1] http://www.medizin-transparent.at/prostatakrebsselbstbefriedigung

      The German-language site I linked above is probably of little use to you, but they do cite their sources (look for the section “Information zu den wissenschaftlichen Studien”).

  6. bet lamed says:

    I have been made aware of the fact that the source (metro mag) is highly unreliable, and doesn’t really name its own source. I’m skeptical about long-term chastity myself, as I think the kink is not worth taking any healthr risks, but it’s not like we now know for sure that it is unhealthy.

  7. Danny says:

    Masturbating 21 or more times a month is really too much for kinky or nonkinky people. Wouldn’t there be a chance of the masturbation becoming compulsive addictive behavior?

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