[topic is masturbation but the question is different. So please read before marking it duplicate/negative. I've already read whole masturbation discussion and posting because I didn't find answer to my question]
I am a Muslim and a sciences student. My religion asks me to think and ponder over things. Similar to all other people of my age, masturbation is also my concern as sex is my need and I am not going to get married soon.
Whenever I search about Masturbation online, dozens of links from health forums, doctors' blogs and research authorities come up. Almost all of them declare masturbation as a good, normal and healthy habit with no harm to your health. Some of them claim that this is a result of scientific research. (I'll provide list of all links if someone need it).
On the other hand, Islam declares it Haram and Muslim scholars also declare it fatal for your physical and sexual health. There are many 'waeeed' in Islam for doing this act. (Source: Not only this forum but many books from Muslim Scholars)
Now I am extremely confused about these two different opinions. Being a Muslim, I believe that Islam only forbids us from fatal things. But on the other hand, it is also difficult to ignore all these things coming up every day. Please show me the right path.