YouthSTAR Parent Night: How Pornography Use Effects the Brain

Check out the new article I wrote about a recent event we had and some helpful science related to sexual addiction and teenagers (great resource for parents):

LifeSTAR Central Valley Blog

This week we had the privilege of hosting our first parent night for our YouthSTAR program. The lesson was on how pornography use changes and harms the teenage brain. We featured this insightful video by a highly knowledgeable neurosurgeon: Donald L. Hilton Jr., MD Speaks to Youth and Parents about Pornography and Its Impact on the Brain

In this video, Dr Hilton talked about the damaging effects of pornography addiction on the brain, based on the research. He shared about the conclusive results of four studies: 1) A cocaine study, 2) A methamphetamine study, 3) An overeating leading to obesity study, and 4) A sexual addiction study. He talked about “these four different studies done in four different scientific institutions and published in four different scientific journals, all showing the same thing: that this frontal area, this brake of the brain, actually shrinks with addiction – whether to…

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