Sunday 20 October, 2019

Men who ejaculate 21 times a month may reduce risk of cancer

Fellas, time to strengthen your backs. 

A new study shows that the more you ejaculate the less chance you have of developing prostate cancer.

The study, published in European Urology, showed that the 21 ejaculations a month was needed to lower the risk of prostate cancer. 

The study was conducted with 31, 925 men in two age categories over 18 years.

"Men who reported an average frequency of 21 EPM at both age 20–29 yr and age 40–49 yr experienced the same risk reduction for total PCa as men in the highest EPM category at age 40–49 yr," the study said.

Researchers still don’t know for sure why frequent ejaculations protect the prostate but said a healthy lifestyle is also necessary. 

In 2015, the Trinidad-based Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) said prostate cancer was the leading cause of cancer death for men in the region. 

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