Premature Ejaculation

During the sexual encounter, the release of semen before the desired time is known as Premature Ejaculation. This is one of the biggest concerns in a relationship when you’re not able to satisfy you and your partner’s sexual desires.

If your sexual life is at the beginning phase, you need not worry as it might be a big issue. It gets resolved over time. But if it’s a big problem that doesn’t get fixed over time, you should consider getting a doctor’s consultation. They can decide the right solution for your PE after judging your past and history of medical problems.

One of the biggest concerns in a relationship causes due to Premature Ejaculation (PE). Couples often tend to break up if one of the two partners is not satisfied sexually. If you’re one of those couples struggling with a lack of sexual intimacy, PE might be the main cause of distress between you and your partner.

All things aside, this is a detailed article about what Premature Ejaculation is and how couples or men can deal with it.

What is Premature Ejaculation?

Premature Ejaculation is when the ejaculation occurs before the climax or before the partner wants. PE is considered as sexual dysfunction and it can adversely affect the sexual life of either of the partners. In case this happens, this affects both of the partners differently in the long run and causes relationship arguments which leads to breakups.

With the growth in sexual education throughout the world, Premature Ejaculation is considered a common problem in one in three men aged between 19 to 59 and people are figuring out ways to solve it. If you’re not sure if this problem occurs in your sexual life, this detailed guide on PE will help you out in figuring what the problems might be and how you can figure it out.

Symptoms of Premature Ejaculation

Premature Ejaculation is quite common in the early stages of sexual encounters. If you experience PE occasionally, there’s nothing to worry about. You can easily learn to control or delay ejaculation with time.

PE can be of two types which are known as follows:

Lifelong – This type of Premature Ejaculation occurs lifelong after the beginning of your sexual relations. It usually gets carried throughout your life and you need additional therapy or help to make sure you don’t face it again. This is quite common in people and in some cases, it gets fixed over time.

Acquired -Some people have good initial days but after a while, they start ejaculating quickly and aren’t able to delay or control it. This is known as an acquired symptom and therapy is highly suggested in this case.

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If you’re a beginner, this can be easily controlled in the future and will be beneficial for both partners in a relationship. If however, one of the partners fails to do so, a doctor should be consulted as soon as possible.

Causes of Premature Ejaculation

Many factors can cause or force PE in the human body. One of them being a beginner in sexual relations which is very common. Other factors may be psychological or medical depending on each person. Most of the PE can be controlled over time with experience when the man facing it learns to delay the ejaculation.

Psychological Causes

Poor self-esteem and lack of confidence – When one of the partners lacks self-confidence, it often reflects during intercourse and results in PE. This is very common with people having a history of getting bullied due to uncommon body structure.

Depression – One of the major psychological causes of PE is depression. People are so busy and engaged in their lives and problems which affect their sexual relationships. If couples are in arguments, it can reflect during their sexual encounters.

Anxiety – PE is very common among men who have personal or professional stress in their lives. Other cases include the rushing of ejaculation to maintain the erection which leads to PE during sexual encounters.

Lack of sexual Experience – This happens mostly in beginners when you’re starting out with your sexual life and you little to no sexual experience. You cannot control your ejaculation and delay it for your partner. This can be fixed over time with experience.

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Having some sexual history can also lead to PE. If you’ve had a bad sexual encounter in the past, just the thought can lead to bad sexual relations in the future. 

One of the major reasons for PE is masturbating quickly in the teenage stage due to the thought of being caught. This is why sex education is very important during the upbringing of children. It teaches them how to control it and not be embarrassed by it.

Let’s have a look at some of the medical reasons for PE.

Medical Reasons

Drug Abuse – Some of the medicines or drugs that exist in the market which are consumed by addicts regularly can affect ejaculation. Kindly visit a doctor or a therapist for any help needed.

Diabetes – PE is a very common dysfunction with patients having Diabetes Mellitus. Not going into the technical terms, if you have Type II Diabetes, it can take a while to fix PE and a doctor is recommended.

Prostate Disease – One of the most common diseases is prostatitis that can cause PE. Prostatitis can be explained as the swelling of the prostate gland in men.

Excessive Alcohol – Studies conducted throughout the world resulted in 60-70% of men dependent on alcohol have sexual problems such as erectile dysfunction and premature ejaculation.


PE can be treated through various methods including physicals methods and medical methods. Do note that no drug is officially licensed in the United States to officially treat Premature Ejaculation. If the problem persists, it is highly advised to go through a medical supervisor or a sexual therapist.

Why we mentioned the word “problem persists”? In most cases, if you’re just beginning your sexual life, you get experience along the way and find ways to control and delay your ejaculation. This helps satisfy the sexual needs of you and your partner. You can connect with us to get on a call with one of the best sexual therapists.

Starting off with some of the home remedies to treat PE.

Home remedies

There are two most common home remedies or methods possible that can help control ejaculation for beginners. These methods need the support of your partner and are very effective.

Start and Stop Technique – This technique focuses on controlling the orgasm of a man by pausing the sex in between when they’re about to have an orgasm or just about to ejaculate. Do this until the orgasm or feeling of orgasm is gone and resume as soon as you don’t feel like having sex anymore. This technique trains you perfectly to think like that during sexual activities and help you have full control over your orgasm.

Squeeze Method – When you’re about to have an orgasm during sexual intercourse, ask your partner to squeeze the tip of your penis to stop the orgasm before the climax. This is one of the most effective ways of controlling ejaculation and men will see long-term effects after applying these methods with their partners.

Pelvic Floor Exercises

Pelvic Floor Muscles can play an important role when it comes to controlling ejaculation. You can perform various exercises for pelvic floor muscles for strengthening them and resulting in delaying Ejaculation.

A Study in 2014 performed on 40 lifelong PE patients resulted in an 80% success rate in delaying Ejaculation. Here’s how to perform some of the basic pelvic exercises:

  • Locate the pelvic muscles by stopping the stream while peeing.
  • Contrac the muscles again while laying down for 3 seconds and stop for 3 seconds. Perform it 10 times in a row and 3 times overall in a day.
  • As your muscles can endure more gradually increase the contraction time and use different positions to contract muscles including basic actions like walking and sitting down.
  • Don’t tight any other muscle in your body and only focus on the pelvic floor muscles while doing the exercise.

Diet Changes

Some of the studies have shown that eating foods rich in Zinc and Magnesium result in a delay in orgasm or ejaculation while having sex.

Some of the foods that you can include in a diet to delay climax are:

  • Almonds
  • Spinach
  • Soybeans
  • Kidney Beans
  • Garlic
  • Pumpkin Seeds
  • Oysters

Take Away

Premature Ejaculation is a very common problem in males throughout the world. While it can be cured naturally using the methods mentioned above, if the problem remains for a longer period, you should definitely consider consulting a sex therapist and trying out their methods. They’re more experienced when it comes to these situations and will help you figure out the real reason for your problems.

If you have trouble contacting or trusting any of the doctors, you can connect with us to get in touch with some of the best specialists throughout the world.