Testosterone Graph: Endocrine response to masturbation-induced orgasm in healthy men following a 3-week sexual abstinence

This ABSTRACT – Endocrine response to masturbation-induced orgasm in healthy men following a 3-week sexual abstinence, where subjects didn’t ejaculate for 3 weeks, is often cited as evidence that abstinence leads to increased testosterone. It doesn’t. This sentence from the abstract is poorly worded and misleading: “although plasma testosterone was unaltered by orgasm, higher testosterone concentrations were observed […]

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