That is very important! If certain types of sex, including masturbation, increase intraocular pressure, then there is some basis to those persistent old myths that masterbation could lead to blindness -- at least in this limited context. The solution is not necessarily avoidance of sex. Self-pleasure—while it cannot be viewed as the end of the world, resulting in a complete spiritual melt-down to ground zero—must be viewed as a hyperindividualistic response to a desire created to point you to marital communion. I watch porn and masturbate. I remember when I was in high school the entire track team vowed to stop masturbating before our big meet, in the belief that it would somehow sap our strength.
My IOP is virtually always elevated after sex, regardless of posture, duration, effort, breathing or any other variable I have tracked.
Does Masturbation Cause Blindness?
If your eyes and mind are engaged in pornography or visual sexual fantasy involving a guy when you are masturbating, you are sinning. Not only does it have the power to bond people, it has the power to initiate a whole new life! The most interesting may have been perpetuated by Dr. I have struggled with this sin when I was a teenager. In fact masturbating has been an almost universal practice since history has been recorded. Sexual Health Women and Orgasm: