View Full Version : internet porn killing men's libido

09-04-2012, 07:09 AM
Since around 1998 finasteride has become widely used by hairloss sufferers to combat hairloss. Increasingly over the last 10-15 years the phenomenon of sexual dysfunction among users of this drug (including young men) has been reported and is now recognized as a very real occurrence.

During the same period we have witnessed the internet become a widely used medium for information. There is no question that internet porn has become increasingly accessible during this period and some people are pointing to this as a cause for sexual dysfunction in young men.

Now I would not insult people and say post finasteride syndrome does not exist but sexual dysfunction among young men in particular is increasingly being recognized as a phenomenon not exclusive to finasteride users, with some pointing to our growing use of internet porn.

Here is a TEDtalk I found on this theory explained in more detail. It's really enlightening.