o Islam has warned us against unlawfully stimulating these hormones through the words of the Prophet, . o Harmful effects of unlawful sexual stimulation o o The drawbacks mentioned here are based on observation and experience : o o Effects on the Skin o o Increased body odor and increased secretion from the sweat glands -- especially from the feet, axilla and palms. o o Increased secretion from the ano-rectal gland where special sweat glands called sudoriferous glands are located. This area is also the site of frequent inflammation and the formation of abscesses, since these glands are active in early puberty. In some animals, these glands secrete odoriferous substances during the mating season. o o Inflammation of the sebaceous glands on the face causes acne which is caused by infection of the skin by bacteria. o o The sweat glands around the anus are also affected resulting in their inflammation and the formation of peri-anal abscesses. o o o Effect on the Central Nervous System: o o Sex hormones causes lethargy and unexplained heaviness in the head or headaches. o o There may be heaviness or burning sensation in the peripheral nerves especially in the palms and feet and the tongue may feel dry and difficult to move inside the mouth. This condition is called peripheral neuropathy.