The only way to weaken this subconscious link is to stop using reinforcing that brain pathway, and seek your mood medicine elsewhere. Males who learn to masturbate from other people invariably learn to do it the conventional way. My point is this: This post is part of Mashable's Masturbation Week. Common low dopamine symptoms include:.
Those with obsessive compulsive disorder or OCD tendencies who abstain from masturbation may experience increased symptoms.
Unusual masturbation techniques causing problems? (Traumatic Masturbation Syndrome)
Video games and porn may dull your brain but that was a choice, and it's not a choice everyone makes, so you can't just automatically blame the substance or it's tempting, seductive qualities. Not a hint that they might be addicted at all. Furthermore, we always recommending seeking mental healthcare if you are addicted to pornography. Am I having an orgasm? The neurological process of addiction is important to understand in gaining a deeper perspective on the issue, but without taking into account emotions, beliefs, and personality it's rather useless in my opinion.