How to treat premature ejaculation?
Premature ejaculation is a condition that affects millions of men around the world, the causes of which are more common than you might think. This type of ejaculation is characterized by the speed with which a man reaches into the climax, which can lead to psychological problems, as well as problems with his partner. Precisely because it is so common, there are many treatments and solutions to improve the situation.
Definition of premature ejaculation.
This condition is defined as one where the individual, in this case the man, finishes or ejaculates within a very short time after initiating sexual intercourse. It can be of two types, primary or secondary, depending on the time of life where it is acquired, and can affect 3 out of 10 men, being one of the most common sexual problems in male life.
If you suffer from primary ejaculation, it means that it was acquired from the first sexual intercourse and that all consecutive intercourse has been affected by the same situation.
Secondary ejaculation is ejaculation that begins later in life, or ejaculation that occurs early in sexual life, but remains inconsistent throughout the individual's development.
There is no established measure of time that can diagnose premature ejaculation in any man. Patterns change according to location, age and environmental, even cultural, conditions. It is known that the average sexual intercourse lasts between 5 and 6 minutes, so it is usually determined that premature ejaculation is present if the individual comes in less than this time. However, some experts claim that premature ejaculation is only defined as ejaculation that occurs less than one minute after the start of penetration. The important thing to remember is that, if you are not comfortable or your partner is not satisfied with your duration time, you should improve and try to treat the condition as if it were premature ejaculation, to ensure the best sexual enjoyment for both parties.
Seeking treatment for premature ejaculation is not mandatory, as in most cases, it does not trigger health problems, at least not physical ones. Nevertheless, it can bring with it psychological conflicts where the man does not feel confident or his self-esteem suffers sharp drops.
Is it normal to suffer from premature ejaculation?
Suffering from premature ejaculation is not normal, but it is common. In fact, many men suffer from premature ejaculation at some point in their lives, as there are numerous factors that increase the chances of premature ejaculation, including:
- Sexual trauma.
- Erectile dysfunction.
- Depression or anxiety.
- High levels of stress.
- Obesity or other similar health problems.
- Smoking and excessive drinking.
In the case of premature ejaculation caused by pre-existing conditions, these conditions should be treated at the same time as solutions and/or treatments are used to combat early ejaculation.
Types of premature ejaculation.
As mentioned above, there are two types of premature ejaculation: primary and secondary. Primary ejaculation is usually caused by tendencies generated in the early stages of development, such as poor masturbation habits, or traumatic sexual encounters that cause the person to have anxiety in scenes related to sex, which causes them to ejaculate quickly without being able to avoid it.
Social or cultural prejudices are another reason for premature ejaculation, where people associate sex with negative things, putting pressure on themselves to finish early.
Medically Proofed by:
Dr. Nicholas Antonakopoulos.
Dr Nicholas Antonakopoulos graduated from the University of London in 2006. He did his postgraduate studies in hospitals around the London area, and trained for four years in Traumatology and Orthopedic Surgery before completing his training in General Practice in 2015.