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Semen Retention Increases Testosterone Levels by 45.7% after 7 days


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#33 henro

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Posted 23 June 2011 - 08:26 PM

It's 2 different studies and they really mean fluctuation when they say fluctuation. But still, your paper is GOOD NEWS.

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and notice that testosterone levels continue to drop through day 16. it would be interesting to see what happens over the course of a year. If it ever comes back up, or if the body, in use it or lose it mode, keeps dropping the level.

Non, perhaps in your desire to practice retention you've thrown yourself into chemical imbalance ??
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Posted 23 June 2011 - 08:45 PM

Back when I tried practicing retention for a three week period I did notice a nice boost in energy and willpower after roughly four days. After 10 days though the benefits quickly died out and I became more frustrated and needy than normal.

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Posted 24 June 2011 - 03:46 AM

whoa.. I'm in NO WAY the KAP spokesperson or posterboy by any means...

I just remember Santiago (from his posts here, of some videos or KAP classes) talking about how people went overboard with "retention" and that it was alright to ejaculate like once a month... Just direct that energy towards the greatest good.

This coincides with my personal experience also... when I had long periods of retention (without proper accompanying cultivation) it felt like the whole system shut down.

Now, going to the other extreme and busting multiple nuts a day is (in my experience, and according to the literature) draining for sure... So it's a balance...

There's shit you can problably do to Re-Direct that energy more effectively than just not nutting. I wonder what the study would show for dudes who did that Deer Exercise or something like that... You know; Proper retention practices

...a side note on KAP; supposedly in higher levels they teach you how to absord the chi from sperm after it leaves your body. This is mere conjecture on my part and have not been instructed nor witnessed this... I really wish other KAPers would join in with their experiences cuz I'm not a good representative for the whole system.

Edit: I remember also on the AYP forums someone recommending once a month as a happy medium between being "ejaculation-crazy" and "retention-crazy". It makes sense...

Edited by 3L3VAT3, 24 June 2011 - 03:47 AM.

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#36 John Zen

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Posted 24 June 2011 - 02:09 PM

whoa.. I'm in NO WAY the KAP spokesperson or posterboy by any means...

I just remember Santiago (from his posts here, of some videos or KAP classes) talking about how people went overboard with "retention" and that it was alright to ejaculate like once a month... Just direct that energy towards the greatest good.

This coincides with my personal experience also... when I had long periods of retention (without proper accompanying cultivation) it felt like the whole system shut down.

Now, going to the other extreme and busting multiple nuts a day is (in my experience, and according to the literature) draining for sure... So it's a balance...

There's shit you can problably do to Re-Direct that energy more effectively than just not nutting. I wonder what the study would show for dudes who did that Deer Exercise or something like that... You know; Proper retention practices

...a side note on KAP; supposedly in higher levels they teach you how to absord the chi from sperm after it leaves your body. This is mere conjecture on my part and have not been instructed nor witnessed this... I really wish other KAPers would join in with their experiences cuz I'm not a good representative for the whole system.

Edit: I remember also on the AYP forums someone recommending once a month as a happy medium between being "ejaculation-crazy" and "retention-crazy". It makes sense...


"The system broke down" ??

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Posted 24 June 2011 - 02:42 PM

"The system broke down" ??

Yeah it felt literally like "use it or lose it"
...now this was due to medication issues partly but it seemed to just shut down.

There's a lot of guys on the boards who talk about people going way too far with retention and do serious damage to their bodies. I think this can be true.

Like with most things; balance is good. Not too little, not too much. ;)
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Posted 02 July 2011 - 03:40 PM

the only time i feel irritated while doing semen retention is if i do not circulate the energy by doing the MCO...after then i start to feel lively again

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Posted 30 March 2012 - 07:08 PM

btt :)

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Posted 31 March 2012 - 09:22 AM

the only time i feel irritated while doing semen retention is if i do not circulate the energy by doing the MCO...after then i start to feel lively again


you aren't supposed to do retention and MCO at least to best of my knowledge.
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Posted 31 March 2012 - 03:17 PM

you aren't supposed to do retention and MCO at least to best of my knowledge.


do you know why not?
"All the philosophical theories that exist have been created by the mistaken dualistic minds of human beings. in the realm of philosophy, that which today is considered true, may tomorrow be proved to be false. No one can guarantee a philosophy's validity. Because of this any intellectual way of seeing whatsoever is always partial and relative. The fact is that there is no truth to see or to confirm logically; rather what one needs to do is to discover just how much the mind continually limits itself in a condition of dualism." -Chogyal Namkhai Norbu




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