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obsessive masturbation - secondary amenorrhea

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • September 25, 2007
  • 07:42 PM

Can obsessive masturbation cause amenorrhea? I'm thinking obsessive masturbation (which can be considered a self-injury behavior) can cause the body to over produce certain substances and/or deplete the body from normal hormonal funcions, causing secondary amenorrhea. I think it can also contribute to stress, depression and lack of self confidence.

Psycological background: difficult/stressfull childhood, only child until 7-8 years old, had an alcoholic and non-caring father (who suddenly died when she was a teeneager), had a depressed and hard working mother; was sexually molested by another child and by a family's "friend" adult, psycologicaly bothered by other kids, has always had low self esteem, didn't want to grow up, has bad posture (which makes her suffer from back, neck, knee pain), psycologicaly and physicaly abused by her parents (being beaten and/or castigated for almost any cause), compulsive liar (maybe needed to draw attention from parents?); faced periods of poor nutrition; always wanted to run away from home, had very few friends, unable to express feelings, lonely, not understood by others; fearful, anxious, socially isolated; have had a very few relationships, some history of substance use (alchohol and marihuana), have had panick attacks and has medical phobias, have recurring nightmares; shy/introverted, is hard for her to make decisions, lacks confidence; has memory and concentration problems, inability to follow a routine and manage her time; have had suffered from recurrent urinary tract infections (she never wanted to go to the bathroom when she was small, so she waited and constantly peed her pants when rushing to the restroom, she remembers burning sensation from soap in her genital area when bathing), herpes simplex gas, cavities (had root canal at 5 years old), headaches as a child (not anymmore), has rought feet, fine hair and brittle nails, some white spots in hands and genital area; hates driving, going to the dentist/doctor and talking by phone, has a big fear of having children and to give birth a child, and thinks she is diyng or is going to die young; has a lot of stress and frustration, money problems, sexual frustration, compulsivelly ate sweets and dairy, gets easily mad.

What do you guys think?

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  • Actually all these symptoms may have to do with a hormonal imbalance which in turn causes the obsessive masturbation and amenorrhea. Those are the symptoms like the rest.Try looking up and reading on hypothyroidism or Hashimoto's Thyroiditis or Grave's Disease.All these symptoms below which you listed can be symptoms of thyroid disease. Having very few relationships and being socially isolated happens because of emotional outbursts, emotional liability, and the energy it takes to have relationships when your not feeling well to begin with.Stress can lead to Automimmune Diseases being triggered off which are lying dormant in our bodies. This person sounds like they've been through a lot of childhood stress.back, neck, knee pain, anxious, socially isolated; have had a very few relationships, panic attacks recurring nightmares; shy/introverted, hard for her to make decisions, lacks confidence; memory and concentration problems, inability to follow a routine and manage her time; recurrent urinary tract infections herpes simplex gas, cavities (had root canal at 5 years old), rough feet, fine hair and brittle nails, some white spots in hands and genital area; hates driving, going to the dentist/doctor and talking by phone, frustration, compulsivelly ate sweets and dairy, gets easily mad.Some of symptoms you mentioned could be due to a personality disorder also caused by living in an unstable, abusive home as a child. These normally show up in early adulthood. And of course there's just plain old ordinary dealing with what happened to you as a child and how that affects your life as an adult, such as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.So your friend my have several conditions affecting them at once.One more area you might look into, which is a symptom of hypothyroidism, is sleep disorders. They can cause many of these symptoms too.
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    • September 26, 2007
    • 09:06 AM
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