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IN Health & Fitness ON 02 Feb, 2016
A penis measures about 5 inches long on average. On the other hand, a micropenis is classified as a penis that only measures about 0.75 inches. Moreover, many men have penis anxiety whenever they believe that their penises are not large enough to please their partners.
In addition, there is a syndrome called penis panic. Do you have this syndrome? Read the story below to see if you have it.
Penis panic is also known as koro. It is a syndrome that varies among cultures and it is characterized as the belief that one's genitalia is shrinking.
While koro can refer to a shrinking penis, the syndrome can also apply to women who have an immense belief that their nipples or vulva are going to retract.
Koro is recognized as a mental disorder and is identified in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSMM).
Although penis panic is said to have its origins in Malaysia, people from all over the world have experienced penis panic.
You can be diagnosed with penis panic or koro if you undergo through a psychological and physical examination.
If you are proven to only have a strong belief that your penis is getting retracted even if there is no physical proof, you have the koro syndrome.
There have been incidents in which groups of men feared that their penises were shrinking, all at the same time. These happened in Central Europe, Singapore, China, Sudan, and West Africa.
Chinese traditional medicine users treat penis panic or koro as a sexual disease that could even be classified as the decrease in the yang of one's kidney.