Have you heard of premature ejaculation before? It is a condition where after reaching an orgasm, a man then ejaculates too early and is unable to control it. Simpler way to explain this is, premature ejaculation occurs before a man wants it to. This problem may occur at any time during an intercourse and even before it which for example is during foreplay. Among the society, one in five men is calculated to experience premature ejaculation, which may happen at some point in his life.
Therefore, if any man feels burdened or distressed by this problem, worry not because many other men share the same feeling as well. Premature ejaculation is considered as a medical disease when it happens so frequently that it affects the sexual life of an affected man or his partner. Many factors are identified by doctors as the contributors to this medical issue, but majority of them are occupied by psychological problems such as stress, depression, early sexual experience, or other emotional health conditions.
Some men also have lower confidence during an intercourse due to self-portrayed poor body image. Some of them even expereinced seuxal abuse previously, which increases the level of anxiety while in an intercourse. Apart from these however, some researchers find out that biological factor, in other word; genetic or hereditary also plays a role in making a man more prone to experience premature ejaculation.
Although rare and unusually heard of, premature ejaculation can also be caused by physical problems, such as diseases of the spinal cord which are affecting the nerves that supply the penis, or problem over the prostate gland which fails the control on ejaculation. How do we identify whether a man is having this problem or not? There are a few symptoms that we can use to recognize it.
First of all, if a man is experiencing uncontrolled early ejaculation with little sex stimulation, he might be experiencing or is at risk to suffer from premature ejaculation. Besides that, premature ejaculation is suspected if a man is unable to hold ejaculation within one minute after penetration. This condition in a long time may lead to tension between a man and his partner. The following symptom that may occur is, due to this problem where a man is unable to control the timing of his ejaculation, he develops a decreased or even diminished joy in sexual pleasure.
Other than that, due to this reason, a man often feels embarrassed, frustrated, or even guilt to his partner. At the end, all these emotions when combined may result in a man trying to avoid any kind of sexual intimacy. With its prevalence being so high among men, is it treatable and can it be prevented? If yes, how many ways are there that can be done to help a man with premature ejaculation?
As expected, the answer would be yes. There are medications, counselling, and even sexual techniques that can be provided and trained to men who are facing this problem. Some of them are helpful in delaying ejaculation. Always ask a doctor and discuss your situation with him then go for any kind of medicines to cure your illness. Although embarrassing, try your best to be as open as possible to them as with a good history, comes a suitable and proper specific treatment guidelines.
Some doctors may help in lessening the stress of a patient after explaining that premature ejaculation does occur occasionally and will not last for a long time. Apart from that, a doctor will try to tackle any psychological issues that arise before or after the situation of premature ejaculation. This can be done through routine counselling for both patient and partner.
Other way would be teaching patient on how to delay an ejaculation. It can be done by pinching the end of the penis using the thumb and two fingers for around 20 to 30 seconds when an orgasm is reached, and is repeated several times during an intercourse until satisfaction is achieved. Otherwise, is it best to advise yourself to practice a healthy mental and physical lifestyle so as to avoid premature ejaculation from happening.