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What Is Edging: Orgasm Control Tips And Sexual Benefits

Learn How to edge so you can control your eventual orgasm. Tips to get closer to the edge and better in bed. Last longer and have more pleasure doing it. This is a technique for Premature Ejaculation.

Last updated Fact Checked: Jan 28, 2022

Edging is a great sexual activity to include in your penis workout routine as solo sex or a sexual encounter as partnered sex even. It can help improve your penis and sexual performance in three ways – by helping build up your stamina, enhancing your hardness, and also by helping you to enlarge the size of your penis.

Edging at its most basic is a type of masturbation where you stop before you ejaculate with orgasm denial, and then take a pause before resuming masturbation. You go until you are “on the edge” and then stop.

This can help prevent premature ejaculation by building up stamina and also help people who suffer from erectile dysfunction.

Edging helps increase the amount of blood that can flow into your penis over time which can contribute to improving your average penis size as the more blood in your penis the stronger and bigger your erection and more explosive orgasm.

Edging – What Is It?

Edging, surfing, ballooning, or peaking is simply masturbation where you build up sexual arousal and stop just before you are about to cum. This can be done either by yourself or with someone else. Once you get good at it, you can also edge while having penetrative sex, slowing down when you get closer to ejaculating until the urge goes away and then carrying on.

As you edge more, you will begin to understand when you are getting close to orgasm, and after practice, you will be able to control your orgasms much better. The longer you leave it before you release, the more intense orgasm you will experience because the sexual energy from the stimulation and sexual tension builds up over time.

How can edging help with premature ejaculation?

As you edge and get close and then stop, you are giving your brain training on how to be in control of how and when you ejaculate. As you practice more, you’ll understand when you’re about to cum and how to stop yourself from ejaculating prematurely.

You’ll know when you need to change position, pause, or slow down during sexual intercourse or oral sex to help prevent you from finishing when you don’t want to. Getting used to lots of sexual stimulation will also contribute to desensitizing you a bit so you won’t want to orgasm the moment you start. Both you and your women will enjoy this sexual experience and achieve a stronger orgasm.

How can edging help you with erectile dysfunction?

Edging is a great exercise for your penis, which is a smooth muscle. While you’re edging you’re maintaining a peak erection for extended periods which can help you have a harder penis over time.

For many men, maintaining an erection is hard because they have lost confidence. By practicing edging, you know that not only can you achieve an erection but that you are fully in control of what you are doing. This confidence can help relieve you from anxiety and allow you to take back control of your sexuality and enjoy great sex life.

How can edging help enlarge your penis?

Just doing edging as your only exercise probably won’t enable you to see many gains in your penis size, and it works best when combined with other activities such as stretching and jelqing programs.

Edging can help the process started by the other exercises by encouraging your shaft to lengthen and increase the amount of blood flowing to your penis.

By keeping your penis hard for longer than you normally would you stretch the shaft and by keeping lots of blood coming into your penis you encourage it to heal the small tears you are creating in the muscle.

As this heals, you are left with more girth and length. Ballooning, which is a more advanced version of edging, can help achieve significant growth even without the other exercises.

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To summarize, edging can be an excellent tool and also great fun. The idea is simple, and anyone can give it a go – and see improvements in overall sexual health, a sexual technique such as better control and stamina, and a more powerful orgasm as a result. The idea is simple, and anyone can give it a go – and see improvements in their control and stamina as a result.

Shahrokh Shariat, MD

Prof. Shariat has published over 1400 scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals. In 2014 he received the Matula Award from the European Society of Urology (EAU), in 2017 the Gold Cystoscope Award from the American Society of Urology, probably the most important urologist award worldwide.

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