Premature ejaculation is the most commonly seen male sexual disorder striking over 75% men of all ages. Since many century’s people from all over the world are constantly seeking the ways to prevent premature ejaculation. Now we have several options to cure it, before discussing the treatment options it is essential to know a few facts about premature ejaculation because the solution for many problems lies in the origin of the problem itself.
Premature ejaculation is a condition in which the semen is ejected out earlier than desired. It is the onset of orgasm and reaching the climax with slightest sexual stimulation. It is a highly distressing situation which upsets a person’s relationship. Rapid orgasm in the beginning of sexual life is very common as it happens universally, but if a man is having rapid orgasms frequently than it must be taken seriously, and the person should know the ways to prevent premature ejaculation.
What causes the premature ejaculation?
Psychological cause: First sexual experience, anxiety, distress and performance pressure
Biological problems and diseases: Abnormal hormone levels, thyroid diseases, diabetes, hereditary.
Drug and alcohol abuse: Using recreational drugs, increased alcohol consumption and smoking.
All these conditions induce the breakdown of serotonin (neurotransmitter) in the brain thereby causing this problem.
Ways to Prevent Premature Ejaculation
Premature ejaculation can be treated in several ways like psychological therapy, behavioral (exercise) therapy, herbal remedies and pharmaceutical therapy. Treatment options vary from one patient to the other. For some patient’s psychological counseling and exercises alone can cure the condition but on contrary to this some patients definitely need herbal or allopathic medical treatments. Psychological therapy: As anxiety is the key factor causing premature ejaculation, one should stay away from tensions and anxiety. Many men undergo performance pressure in the beginning of sex life, which makes them attain orgasm rapidly. The person should make himself comfortable, stress free and should not be bothered about performance while love making. By using mind control and concentrating on the act one can relish the joy of sex for a much longer time. Talking with your partner about romance and sex can be a great help to reduce anxiety.
Exercises: This is the most effective way to cure premature ejaculation. A few exercises when practiced regularly can help a man to develop tolerance for sexual stimulations. As these exercises are natural ways to prevent premature ejaculation, they are easy to perform and free from side effects. Here are the few exercises which should be performed regularly to achieve positive results. Squeeze technique: Master’s and John developed this exercise to treat their patients. This maneuver can be performed with or without the involvement of partner. In this technique, partner is instructed to stimulate the man’s penis until he is close to orgasm. Just before he ejaculates, the partner should squeeze the glans penis hard to abort the erection partially. This exercise helps the man to know the sensations leading to orgasm, and then he can learn to control and prevent the premature ejaculation.
Stop-start technique: Some authors refer this technique as pause-start technique. Performing this exercise regularly as directed helps the person to gain better ejaculatory control. In this activity, the partner stimulates the man sexually until he is close to orgasm, just before the orgasm partner stops stimulating him until the urge to ejaculate is diminished. This is repeated two or three times, and the man is allowed to ejaculate for the third or fourth repetition.
Pharmaceutical therapy: This therapy involves the use of certain drugs to delay the ejaculation. Using drugs to treat premature ejaculation in not been a part of standard medical practice due to its side effects. The commonly used drugs to treat it are anxiolytic and anti-depression drugs, as these drugs should be taken in large doses to delay orgasm, it is not recommended by FDA. Local anesthetic creams or gels can be applied on the head of penis 20 – 30 minutes before intercourse, this block the small sensory nerve fibers on the penis thereby decreasing the stimulus to orgasm. Home remedies: Include sea foods, ginger, lettuce and honey in your diet. Drink almond milk with saffron and ginger daily. Drinking a glass of water stirred with green onion seeds can be beneficial.
Herbal treatment: There are many herbal medicines available in the market which has shown promising results in preventing premature ejaculation. Some of the important ingredients used in these herbal medicines are shilajit, ashwagandha, ginseng, bala, vidari, fenugreek, saffron and other aphrodisiac herbs. Shilajit is an adoptogenic drug which increases resistance to stress and anxiety. It is being used to treat premature ejaculation and other sexual dysfunctions since the time of ancient Indian medical scholars Charaka and Sushrutha.