From penis size to hair loss, myths galore on men’s sexual health

There are several myths about men's sexual health, and doctors say addressing them is important for an overall healthy life.

BySouth First Desk

Published Jun 18, 2024 | 2:00 PMUpdatedJun 18, 2024 | 2:00 PM

The psychological stress caused by prolonged infertility may lead to the occurrence of sexual dysfunction, which in turn, further increases psychological distress (Creative Commons)

Doctors urge men to address the myriad sexual myths for maintaining their sexual health. Ignorance and peer pressure lead many of them into depression over myths about penis size, masturbation, Dhat syndrome and hair loss. The advice is to consult medical professionals and avoid self-testing to reduce stigma, save relationships from breaking and build confidence in affected individuals.

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