advertisement
10 June 2004

Masturbation: why the fuss?

A century ago people were told that masturbation would make them blind or grow hair all over their body or make them stupid – none of which holds any truth at all.

0
A century ago people were told that masturbation would make them blind or grow hair all over their body or make them stupid – none of which holds any truth at all. Masturbation is a very effective and harmless way of getting rid of pent-up sexual frustrations – and it is safe. No one has ever picked up HIV from masturbating. Nor has anyone fallen pregnant.

Step 1
Read the article on why masturbation is such a big issue.

Step 2.
Still have questions about sex or masturbation? Why not post a question to Health24's teen health expert, or our sexologist?

 
NEXT ON HEALTH24X
advertisement

Read Health24’s Comments Policy

Comment on this story
0 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.

Live healthier

Mental health & your work »

How open are you about mental illness in the workplace?

Mental health in the workplace – what you can do to help

If you know that one of your colleagues suffers from a mental illness, would you be able to help them at work? Maligay Govender offers some helpful mental health "first aid" tips.

Sleep & You »

Sleep vs. no sleep Diagnosis of insomnia

6 things that are sabotaging your sleep

Kick these shut-eye killers to the kerb and make your whole life better – overnight.