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Online Porn Damaging Dudes' Dongs, Says NHS Expert

By Aatif Sulleyman on at

As if taking up the majority of our spare time and making us feel woefully inadequate down below weren’t enough, online porn is now said to be ruining our modest little willies.

Psychosexual therapist Angela Gregory has said that an increasing number of young people are seeking help because of penis problems, including erectile dysfunction. According to Gregory, easily accessible online porn is largely to blame.

"What I've seen over the last 16 years, particularly the last five years, is an increase in the amount of younger men being referred," she told BBC Newsbeat. "Our experience is that historically men that were referred to our clinic with problems with erectile dysfunction were older men whose issues were related to diabetes, MS, cardiovascular disease.

"These younger men do not have organic disease, they've already been tested by their GP and everything is fine. So one of the first assessment questions I'd always ask now is about pornography and masturbatory habit because that can be the cause of their issues about maintaining an erection with a partner."

The news comes as another blow for today's youth, who were only recently told that they were having significantly less sex than their boring old parents were when they were their age. The next time you find yourself home alone and get that familiar feeling in your loins, maybe use a gentler grip. [BBC]