Scientists from Harvard University found that men who masturbate more than 21 times a month reduced the risk of cancer of the prostate. The authors, who published in the journal European Urology.
The study involved 31 925 people, including conducted a survey. The volunteers indicated how often they engaged in Masturbation. The researchers then tracked their health over 18 years, noting the proportion of cases in 20 and 40 years.
It turned out that the more men were satisfied with themselves, the less the likelihood of malignant tumors, which was reduced by 33 percent maximum. However, according to the researchers, it makes no difference whether ejaculation during Masturbation or intercourse with a partner. At the same time, this kind of sexual activity also contributes to reduced stress levels.
Scientists say that Masturbation can not completely avoid prostate cancer. They are also recommended to have a diet with a high content of unsaturated fatty acids and to consume foods rich in isoflavones and lycopene.