Millions of men suffer from premature ejaculation. Premature ejaculation happens when a man can’t control his ejaculation during intercourse. 4 to 5 minutes is the average time that a man takes to ejaculate during sex. However, this time is reduced to less than 1 minute in case of PE
Causes of premature ejaculation
Premature ejaculation can be caused by psychological factors like stress, performance anxiety, fear and so on or physical factors such as infection of the urethra, not having sex often and sensitive genital skin
Premature ejaculation can be of two types
Lifelong PE- This starts when a man is a teen, and has just started having sex. It can be caused due to psychological factors.
Acquired PE- men are affected by this PE later in their lives. It can be caused due to psychological( stress, anxiety) as well as physical factors (high blood pressure, diabetes)
How to effectively stop premature ejaculation?
Premature ejaculation is a highly treatable condition. Given are the best 5 effective ways to stop premature ejaculation :
Masturbation- Masturbating till you orgasm few hours before you have intercourse with your partner can effectively delay your ejaculation during sex.
Behavioural strategies- There are primarily two types of behavioural strategies that you can use.
Start stop method- this is a simple method which is also popularly known as edging. Under this method, you keep Masturbating until you feel you are going to orgasm. Just before you are going to orgasm, you stop stimulating your penis. Repeating this process four to five times a day can give you some control over your ejaculation.
Squeezing method- In this method when you are about to ejaculate, you need to squeeze your penis with your fingers near the area where the head meets the shaft. This should be done for about 30 seconds. These methods require lots of patience, and results are visible only after few months of practice.
Thinking about something else- During sex when you feel you are getting too excited, you can think about some random, unsexy thing. Divert your thoughts for not more than 10 seconds, and then focus back on your partner.
Strengthening of pelvic muscle- Pelvic muscle gives support to your penis and also controls your ejaculation. With age, pelvic muscles gets weak. In some cases, even young men got weak pelvic muscles. Exercising it can prove to be effective. Clinch them for around 10 seconds and then release. Do this exercise in several sets in a day.
Taking help of an expert- You can also take help of a sexual therapist if the cause of your premature ejaculation is psychological. A therapist can help you to solve the underlying issue. There is nothing to be embarrassed about in taking help of an expert. It’s for your own good.
According to a research issued in the Drug Discovery today of July 2016 edition, almost 20-30% of men suffer from premature ejaculation. Premature ejaculation can leave you embarrassed, guilty,distressed and dissatisfied. Follow the above steps to treat it and lead a healthy sexual life.