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Masturbation may ease depression on Christmas

Published : Dec 22, 2016, 4:21 pm IST
Updated : Dec 22, 2016, 4:40 pm IST

Self-pleasure releases endorphins which help boost the immune system

Masturbation also helps to reduce the risk of prostrate cancer. (Photo: AFP)
 Masturbation also helps to reduce the risk of prostrate cancer. (Photo: AFP)

The festive season is a busy time for everyone, while many have busy schedules with parties and places to be, the more lonelier have nothing much to do except become couch potatoes.

There is good news for all you singles, masturbation is said to be good for you and it can help fight of depression during Christmas. It has also been found to reduce the risk of diabetes and cancer. Self-pleasure produces endorphins which cause an increase in the levels of cortisol, a hormone that helps boost the immune system.

While for women, it’s not just about Christmas, self-pleasure can help prevent urinary tract infections among other things, in men, it can help reduce the risk of the fatal prostrate cancer. Research has found that cancer inducing toxins are flushed out of the prostrate along with semen, which is always a good result.

So don’t worry if you don’t have anywhere to go this Christmas, staying at home has its benefits too.

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