Masturbation/Porn addiction

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Hi Adams, I am a 21 years old boy, 5'7" tall and my weight is 64 kg. I am masturbating from the age of 13. I normally masturbate twice a day. Once in the morning after I wake up and then before I go to sleep. Is it bad for my health? And is it going to cause any problem to my sexual health? And I watch porn everytime I do it. Is it bad and do you think I am porn addicted? Doest it have any bad effect? And I am working out 4 times a week. Will masturbating twice daily affect my muscle building and slow the process down?

I know, I have asked a lot of questions and I am sorry if it bothers you. But I will be very happy if you please answer all my questions. It will be very helpful. Thank you.

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Masturbating is normal, healthy, and fun, and even necessary for male sexual health.  Most men your age masturbate about once a day, if they're not otherwise sexually active.  Your frequency is high.  Not very many men your age masturbate as often as you do.  You might try cutting down to once a day and seeing if you enjoy it more.  I also think it is good if you can avoid using porn every single time.  If you can do it without porn once or twice a month, I think you're in good shape.

Masturbation will not affect your height and weight and ability to build muscle.

Keep asking those questions!  I will get to as many as I can.

Dr. Adams

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Doug Adams, Ph.D.

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I write from the point of view that masturbation is normal, healthy, and fun, and even necessary to sexual health. I am able to answer questions in all areas of sexuality.

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I am the author of the web site HealthyStrokes.com and have been answering questions about sexuality (especially masturbation) from both males and females for over 13 years.

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I have a Ph.D. in a field unrelated to sexuality from one of the leading educational institutions in the world.

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