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Premature Ejaculation: Causes, Treatment, Conditions, Men’s Dysfunction Problems

Premature Ejaculation


Last updated Fact Checked: Jan 30, 2022

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Premature ejaculation is more common than you might think. It’s an embarrassing problem that many men face in silence or within the close company of their significant other. Let’s take a look-see what it is.

What Is Premature Ejaculation?

It is usually shortened and referred to as PE to simplify matters, but basically, it just means that you orgasm too fast.

How embarrassing right?

There has been more attention to premature ejaculation since the announcement of a new medication has been made available. In 2014 this sex med was made accessible on the NHS. More about that later.

To some, PE is just a thing that happens to somebody else. But if you happen to be that someone else, it could cause much distress and performance anxiety which can affect personal lives and relationships. You can understand how this could take its toll on sexual relations as both parties are affected.

It’s not uncommon for marriages breaking up due to it.

6 Signs & Tips for Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile Dysfunction is a problem that hits the majority of men at some time in their lives. Here are 6 tips and signs to help you. It is almost always solvable once tackled with truth and an open mind.

1. Sexual dysfunction can be an early warning sign for several conditions, such as Diabetes or Heart Disease. As soon as you experience sexual function problems you should visit your doctor immediately for a check-up, the sooner the better.

2. There’s no need to panic. Whatever you do, don’t turn it into a problem about you or try to blame yourself. Most men’s Erectile Dysfunction is not down to not fancying their partner, nor down to have found someone else and there is always a good explanation behind it. For partners of men who suffer from Erectile Dysfunction, please remember that this is a common occurrence and there are a variety of triggers.

3. If your sexual dysfunction is not for a physical reason, or if you have lost confidence due to it, you must talk to someone about your worries. Talk with your partner, your doctor, or a counselor. Many places will treat your inquiries with complete confidence and you should encourage yourself to take action. It is important to be completely honest with your sexual partner who, in turn, can encourage likewise.

4. Your Doctor may offer a full course of prescription medication. If one particular sexual medicine does not suit you then just go back and explain until you both work it out and get the right medication for you. Your Doctor is there to help you and not judge you.

5. It is highly important to help yourself and begin a plan of healthy living. Excessive alcohol, smoking, and obesity can all add to the chances of developing sexual Dysfunction. If you are on medication for e.g, depression, anxiety, or various ailments, this medication could be the root of your problem. Check with your Pharmacist or Doctor and be open and clear about your problem.

6. If sexual performance becomes a major problem then it may be ideal for you and your partner to seek help together. There are many sexual dysfunction Support Networks out there. Try looking it up on the internet and ask anyone you can think of for help. By involving your partner they won’t feel isolated. You could check out the Urology Care Foundation for related information.

Some Statistics

Many surveys have tried to investigate and bring to light more information about who and how many people are affected. A study in Britain concluded that approximately 10% of males in England had at some point in their lives ejaculated prematurely.

Younger men are more prone to it. It makes sense since they are newly exploring their sexuality. As age increases so do experience, guys are usually able to tame and control delayed ejaculation as they get to know their body better.

A European survey conducted about a decade ago showed that many middle-aged men also suffer from it. So it doesn’t seem like an age thing, but luckily there is a wide array of PE treatments available.

Define Premature Ejaculation…

With things of this nature, it’s difficult, to sum up, a concise definition. It is very subjective; I may consider five minutes perfectly fine, but you might consider that to be the time for you just to get started.

More Statistics

The European Society for Sexual Medicine published a paper in 2006. The information they presented was that, on average, men who suffered from premature ejaculation lasted 1.8 minutes before ejaculating.

Men who weren’t suffering from PE, on average were found to be lasting about 7.3 minutes.

This is where the problem lies, some guys claim to be suffering from PE, and they could go for about 25 minutes.

A professor said that out of the study, he found that 2.5% of men weren’t even able to have sex for one and a half minutes.

It’s not only men we have to take into account here; women are also undoubtedly affected. Women take much longer to climax so we can understand their frustration. From a female’s point of view, even 15 minutes wouldn’t suffice.

If you are unable to manage five minutes, our advice would be to look into some form of treatment.

So let’s finally define what premature ejaculation is, or at least try. The best we could come up with is that if either you or your partner feel as though the orgasm is arriving much too quickly, then it is likely that you have PE to some degree.

Is It All That Important?

If neither you nor your partner feels as though you have ejaculated too quickly, then there is no problem to report. But if it is affecting sexual intimacy and leaving you unsatisfied, unhappy, or even frustrated with your sexual encounter then it can be something that matters.

Depending on its severity it could matter a lot or not all that much.

In extreme cases of lifelong PE or even acquired premature ejaculation, men end up ejaculating even before sexual penetration begins. Not only will this affect sexual health, but diminished confidence will creep into all aspects of life.

What if she’s feeling broody?

How is she going to get pregnant when your semen’s all over the inside of your pants?

In less severe cases, you orgasm within a few minutes of starting vaginal penetration.

Listen To What Some Women Of The Great British Public Population Think About Premature Ejaculation And A Leading NHS Health Expert Explain A Bit More About It.

What Is The Cause Of Premature Ejaculation?

Experts have believed for a long time that it is a result of behavioral conditioning from an early age. We all remember being younger and masturbating vigorously for early ejaculation before anybody walks in on us.

Don’t lie; you know you’ve been there! We all have.

This is a bit of a hit-and-miss analogy because it does not explain why some people suffer from premature ejaculation even though they never had this experience. The reasons for lifelong premature ejaculation can sometimes be very ambiguous and blurred with no one size fits all approach.

Some say it started with Darwin’s theory of evolution and claim that back in the day, the alpha male was the one that was able to squirt his cum quicker than everybody else and experience the most sexual activity. So his genes could live on forever.

What nonsense!

A more sensible explanation would be psychological factors such as anxiety or lack of confidence. It is inevitable to end up ejaculating quickly and much too early when you have anxiety issues, lack of confidence, or trust issues in yourself. Lack of trust means that you will always be imagining the worst situation that could happen and you may need behavioral therapy.

It’s kind of like when they say you will never win a fight if you go into it believing that you’re going to lose. If that’s your mind frame, then you’ve already lost before you’ve started.

This is why many men resort to Dutch courage; alcohol eases anxiety and increases confidence. In no way do we recommend using alcohol as a treatment option for premature ejaculation. It will become anchored to the act of sex and it will become a must-have for you to have sex.

 

Rapid Ejaculation Help Needed?

As for recommendations, firstly we would need to differentiate between the severity of PE.

Best Treatment For Uncontrolled Ejaculation

If you are one of those men that can last about five minutes generally, but you would like to increase that to say maybe 10 to 15 minutes, then there’s hardly any point in visiting your doctor.

Why do we say that? Just because a situation like this only requires a bit of imagination so that you can distract yourself.

Think about something else, get out of the whole situation, get your mind out but leave your penis in. Try not to think about your granny maybe. That would just be weird, but try to think of something completely unrelated and non-arousing.

Or try to divert your attention away from the sensations you’re feeling, by maybe pinching yourself so your brain has that to think about rather than cumming too early.

Use A Desensitizing Spray, Cream, Or Gel

These help PE because they contain local anesthetics such as Lidocaine or Benzocaine. Just apply about 10 minutes before intercourse, and it will numb your penis so the sensations are not so intense.

Make sure it has been fully absorbed into the skin of your penis or you risk numbing the inside walls of your partner’s vagina, so she ends up feeling minimal sexual stimulation.

If this is an option for you, then make sure you go with a reputable brand and not just a cheap knockoff. Cheaply made creams, sprays, and gels may be extremely highly concentrated with a local anesthetic. You won’t even be able even to feel sexual satisfaction and have erection problems, let alone delayed ejaculation.

Opt for VigRX Delay Spray, Enlast, or ProSolution Gel. They offer a money-back guarantee and the Internet is plastered with positive reviews about them. STUD 100 is another one, but we would NOT recommend that as many users have reported the numbing to be too intense ruining their sexual experience.

What If You Have A More Severe Case Of Premature Ejaculation?

You will know if it’s a serious case if it is causing you great concern and ruining your sexual intercourse.

The best advice for you would be to speak to a doctor or more specifically a trained Urologist.

But you’re a man so chances are, you’re probably not willing to disclose such a beta trait to somebody.

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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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