Does masturbation cause weight loss
Masturbation itself is not a direct cause of weight loss. Weight loss and gain primarily revolve around a person's overall energy balance—calories consumed versus calories expended. Masturbation is a normal and healthy activity and, on its own, does not burn a significant amount of calories to induce weight loss.
However, some people might misunderstand weight loss due to other factors associated with masturbation. For example, engaging in physical activities, including sexual activities like masturbation, could burn a small number of calories, similar to light physical activities. But these expended calories are generally minimal and would not significantly impact weight.
Weight loss or gain is more deeply influenced by a person's diet, exercise, overall lifestyle, and individual metabolic rate. To lose weight, it's essential to focus on a balanced diet and regular exercise rather than relying on activities like masturbation to drive significant changes in weight.
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