Masturbating for your physical, mental and interpersonal health

Updated: Feb 26, 2020

By: Sarah Brown


Masturbation is a miracle treatment. It’s free and has no negative side effects. There are a number of myths surrounding masturbation (including that it causes blindness and hairy palms), but they have been disproven and have no basis in medical or scientific fact.


A lot of people experience shame and guilt when it comes to masturbation, which makes them hesitant to openly practice or talk about it, but overcoming these societal stigmas can positively support your physical, mental and interpersonal health. If you need more encouragement to add masturbation to your self-care toolkit, here are 3 simple reasons why you should masturbate for your health.


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