• Mental Health,  Not a Review

    Not always a safe high: Masturbation & My Mental Illness

    Did you know that an orgasm is the biggest non-drug blast of dopamine available? According to Gloria Brame, Ph.D., a brain scan of someone having an orgasm looks like a heroin addict’s- it’s a natural and safe high.     But that’s what I want to touch on today. That word. “Safe.” Because, in certain cases, masturbation isn’t always safe. I don’t mean you can get hairy palms, go blind, or lose your sex. I mean that a person can masturbate too much, to a point where it becomes unsafe for them and can rock them mentally. This is a problem I deal with personally — the negative impact frequent masturbation can have on one’s psyche. I…