Few people study the sex lives of the elderly. Now, she says, they know better. Now the team is beginning to publish its results. Many people in the study reported that they masturbate and often have intercourse.
Masturbation may be good for you — or bad, depending on your age. The solitary sexual activity that is widely practised but little discussed, is linked with an increased risk of prostate cancer when practised frequently by young men in their twenties and thirties, doctors say. But by the time men reach their fifties, it may protect against the disease because it helps remove toxins that have built up over a lifetime. Prostate cancer is known to be driven by the male hormone testosterone, and men with high levels of testosterone tend to have a higher sex drive and a higher risk of the cancer. But most research has examined older men because prostate cancer is unusual under Researchers at the University of Nottingham studied the link between sexual activity in younger men and the disease to see if it affected their long-term risk. More than men with prostate cancer diagnosed before the age of 60 were questioned about their sexual habits over the preceding decades and the results compared with controls.
Despite its commonality as a sexual experience, masturbation is often considered taboo, more so than other sex-related topics. To begin, the vast majority of American men and women report having masturbated at some point, although more men than women say they have masturbated at least once 89 percent and 70 percent respectively. But the frequency with which men and women report masturbating is widely divergent.
A study from adult product peddler AdamandEve. That number seems suspiciously low to us, especially since science has shown that being master of your domain can provide additional feel-great benefits. Also because the people surveyed were browsing an adult toy website. Just as brushing your teeth should be a regular occurrence, so too should be cleaning your pipes.