ejaculation can hinder you from
achieving an ideal sexual intercourse. This sexual problem occurs when
men ejaculates sooner than expected in times of a sexual activity. If
this happens once in a while, it’s not a major threat to your
sexual life at all.
if you frequently ejaculate earlier
than you or your partner want it to be, you’re probably
from premature ejaculation. For this reason, it is best for you to
consult a health care professional about your condition so that you
will be able to have an idea in treating premature
ejaculation (PE for short) is
characterized by an early ejaculation during a sexual activity. This
sexual problem typically occurs before penetrating the vagina, during
the penetration short after starting it, sooner than it should be or
earlier than both genders expect it.
now, the main reason why premature
ejaculation occurs is still unknown. Though the underlying cause is
unidentified at present, medical professionals in the United States
found some biological and psychological factors that can cause the
• Abnormal or Irregular hormone
Infection and/or inflammation of
the body’s urethra or prostate
Some thyroid problems
Abnormal reflex of ejaculatory
Abnormal brain chemical
• Damaged nervous system resulting
from trauma or surgery
Withdrawal from some medications
used in treating mental problems
Overexcitement or uncontrollable
Performance anxiety in times of a
Guilty feelings that leads you
ejaculate earlier so as to end the sexual activity immediately
Situations in which having sex is
uncertain leading you to hurry in reaching climax so as to avoid
problems that may cause embarrassment such as being caught by
that can increase your risk from
suffering premature ejaculation include:
Erectile dysfunction – men
can have a higher risk of experiencing premature ejaculation if they
suffer from erectile problems either the inability to get an erection
or maintain an erection for a considerable amount of time. Your fear
from losing erection may lead you to unconsciously or consciously hurry
in a sexual activity.
Health problems – any
disturbing medical conditions that make you feel anxious at times of a
sexual activity, such as heart related problems, may lead you to
unconsciously ejaculate faster than normal.
Stress – mental or emotional
strains from your life has a significant contribution to premature
ejaculation. More often than not, thinking too much of your problems
will make it hard for you to focus and relax during a sexual
Though premature ejaculation does not
have the ability to trigger the development of any threatening medical
conditions, this sexual problem can affect your life.
• Relationship problems – for
married couples, an enjoyable sexual life helps make their relationship
strong. If a man cannot fully satisfy the sexual desires of his
partner, it may result to certain problems that can affect their
relationship. If PE is hurting your good relationship, the best thing
to do is to go through couple’s therapy so as to solve your
Fertility problems –
sometimes premature ejaculation makes fertilization seem to be
impossible. This makes it hard for couples to conceive a baby. For this
reason, treating premature ejaculation is very important. If your
ejaculation problems are treated but it is still difficult for you to
make a baby, it is best that both of you should have an infertility
What to do
you’re going to have a sexual
activity sooner or later, the best thing to do is to record how much
time it takes you to reach your climax. If in most of your sexual
activities, you ejaculate for less than 4 or 5 minutes,
probably suffering from ejaculation problems. With this, seeking the
help of a professional is a must in treating premature
When to visit a
to a health care professional if you
normally ejaculate earlier than expected in most of your sexual
activities. If PE occurs once in a while, it is still suggested to
consult a medical professional so as to prevent the condition from
In making the diagnosis, your
personal doctor will perform a detailed interview regarding your sexual
life so as to determine that you’re suffering from premature
ejaculation. Aside from this process, the doctor will also ask you
about your overall health history, which may be accompanied by a
physical examination if needed. Your doctor may also recommend you to
work with a medical professional or a urologist knowledgeable in the
field of sexual dysfunction or an expert in mental health so as to make
the diagnosis accurate.
If it is validated that
you’re suffering from premature ejaculation together with
erection problems, it will be likely that your doctor will have to
perform blood tests so as to evaluate your body’s
are many different ways you can use
in treating premature ejaculation. These treatment options include
psychotherapy, sexual therapy, and medications. If a single treatment
method is not enough to improve your condition, combining them can be
the best thing for you.
known as talk therapy or
counseling, this treatment method is a safe approach in treating
premature ejaculation. Cognitive-behavioral therapy involves talking to
a professional, specializing in mental health, regarding your
experiences and relationships.
sessions of conversation can greatly
help you to reduce your anxiety from your sexual performance, which in
turn can be very useful to increase your confidence. With the use of
this therapy, your counselor can find some ways that can help you to
cope with stress.
can be more effective if used
together with medication therapy. Although this method is not as
effective as other treatment options, it has a significant contribution
in treating premature ejaculation.
you don’t want to use any
medications designed for treating premature ejaculation, sexual therapy
is ideal for you. This therapy involves simple steps like masturbating
two hours before performing a sexual activity. This will greatly help
you to delay your ejaculation so you will be able to last longer having
personal doctor may also suggest you
to avoid penetrating the vagina immediately after the intercourse
starts and focus only on performing foreplay so to reduce pressure and
of the best ways to prevent premature
ejaculation naturally is to use squeeze technique.
to do it
Begin the intercourse as usual. If
you feel that you’re almost going to ejaculate, stop
and pause for a while. After which, you or your partner should squeeze
your penis until the feeling to finally ejaculating subside.
Once the urge is gone, release the
penis and wait for at least 20 to 30 seconds before you continue the
intercourse. If the penis becomes less erect, initiate foreplay again
so as to regain its full size.
Repeat the process until you want
to ejaculate finally.
it is hard to resist when the
feeling to ejaculate occurs, try your best to prevent yourself from
reaching your climax. This is the only way you can delay your
ejaculation during the sexual activity.
repeating the technique as many as you
possibly can, you will be able to have sex with your partner as long as
you want without totally ejaculating. When you master this method, you
can delay your ejaculation even without the use of squeeze technique.
With this, you will be able to experience an ideal sexual intercourse
for a considerable amount of time every now and then.
Certain antidepressants can be very
helpful in treating premature ejaculation. Though these medications are
not approved by FDA to treat PE, they can be of great help in delaying
ejaculation. If you’re planning to use any PE medications, it
highly recommended that you should seek the approval of a medical
professional before using it so as to make sure that it is appropriate
for your health.
side effects can also be
beneficial in some purpose. In fact, antidepressants have the ability
to delay orgasm and this side effect can greatly benefit those
individuals who are suffering from premature ejaculation. Although the
use of antidepressants can help prolong a sexual activity, overusing it
can cause some undesirable health effects. Before using any
antidepressant, consult first your doctor and ask how to properly use
it so as to ensure the safety of your health.
best selective serotonin reuptake
inhibitors in treating premature ejaculation are paroxetine (Paxil),
fluoxetine (Prozac) and sertraline (Zoloft). Although it will take 10
days for the medication to take effect, the results are good enough to
help you last longer.
your condition did not improve from
taking any of these medications or they only provide little
improvements, your doctor will have to prescribe a more effective drug
such as tricyclic antidepressant clomipramine (Anafranil). Although
this medication can be very useful in delaying ejaculation, do not
overuse it as it may harm your health.
treating premature ejaculation through
the use of drugs, bear in mind that you should take these medications
exactly as instructed by a health care professional so as to avoid any
problems that may occur from using it.
Effects from Using SSRI
Restlessness or agitation
experience one or more of these side
effects after taking any of the medications stated above, seek medical
premature ejaculation is
absolutely possible. However, make sure to consult a health care
professional so as to determine the best treatment option for you.