What Is Premature Ejaculation And How To Prevent It?

Premature Ejaculation

Emission of semen during orgasm happening just before or shortly after starting the sexual intercourse is called Premature Ejaculation.

Premature ejaculation often called rapid ejaculation. It is one of the most commonly found sexual dysfunction in men in all parts of the world. A statistics shows almost 30% men worldwide (approx) are suffering from PE.  Though, the prevalence of ejaculation appears to vary across different types of socio-cultural as well as geographic populations. 

Premature Ejaculation: In A Nutshell

Premature Ejaculation abbreviated as PE occurs in the time a man ejaculates fast during sexual intercourse, better to say during the orgasm than one’s partner would like. As I said above that it is a very common sexual issue found in men world over. Though the percentage of men suffer from ejaculation varies from country to country, but research shows, as many as one man out of three men complaint this issue at some point of time in their life.

You should not take headache if it happens once or twice in a year. If it happens almost 90 times out of 100, then it should be a matter of concern for sure. Regardless of the issues you face, some of which are detailed below, it can be beneficial to visit an ED Clinic O’Fallon (or elsewhere more relevant) or speak to your doctor in order to get productive, professional advice.

  • If you face this issue almost in a minute of penetration, you should consult with your physician.
  • If you are not able to delay the ejaculation in the time of intercourse all or nearly all of the time, then also it is a matter of concern.
  • If you feel shy, stressed and frustrated, and like to avoid sexual intimacy with your partner, then you should not delay consulting with your doctor.

The above discussed three points you should keep in mind. Yes, you may face other issues in the time of your sexual intimacy but that could be different, do not forget to tell each and everything to your doctor. He or she is the right person to help you out in this matter.

In the United States, about one in three men (18 to 59-year have issues with premature ejaculation). This issue is sometimes thought to be biological and/or psychological.

Male Reproductive System

Factors Play A Role In Premature Ejaculation

There are many factors play role in premature ejaculation. The factors can be psychological or biological, and can be both at times. When a person faces this issue, he does not like to talk to his doctor and not even with his partner. You should not forget that ejaculation is a common issue and a treatable condition. If you face this issue, you should consult with your doctor and feel not hesitate to talk to your partner about this matter. Medications, intercourse techniques and sometimes counselling may help you delay the ejaculation. Your doctor may ask you to follow all the things or any one or two to help improve your sexual life.

How Does Premature Ejaculation Work?

You should know how PE works; so that you can manage the issue boldly. Premature ejaculation is controlled by our center nervous system. In the time you feel sexually simulated, the signals are directly sent to your brain and spinal cord. When you reach a particular level of stimulation or excitement, the signals are sent from your brain to your reproductive organs. This causes semen to be ejected by way of the penis.

There are two phases of ejaculation

  1. Emission
  2. Expulsion

What Is Emission?

Emission happens when your sperm moves from the testicles to the prostate and mixes with seminal fluid to make the semen. The VAS DEFERENS – meaning CARRYING AWAY VESSEL, also called DUCTUS DEFERENS – is a part of male reproductive system of many vertebrates. These ducts transport sperm from the EPIDIDYMIS to the ejaculatory ducts in anticipation of ejaculation.

What Is Expulsion?

Expulsion happens when your muscles at the base of the penis contract. Generally, orgasm and ejaculation occur at the same time. Research shows that some men climax without ejaculating.

Symptoms Of Premature Ejaculation

The main symptom of PE is the inability to delay ejaculation for more than 1-minute after the penetration. Moreover, the issue may happen in all sexual situations, even some people face during masturbation. PE can be classified as – Primary and Secondary.

Primary – Lifelong and Secondary – Acquired

Lifelong ejaculation happens all or nearly all of the time starting with your first sexual intercourse. On the other hand, acquired ejaculation normally develops after you have had previous sexual intercourse sans ejaculation issues.

The majority of men feel that they have premature ejaculation, but they do not need to consult with doctors regarding this matter, so they do not consult with their doctors and meet the diagnostic criteria by which they could be cured.

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Treatment Options

Psychological Therapy

Psychological therapies are applied to people having issues with sexual relationships, and sometimes it is associated with feeling and emotions. The main objective of psychological therapy is to learn the source of the issues and find solutions that may help premature ejaculation. This type of therapy help men gain confidence and understand their partners. This type of therapy is widely used as a treatment side by side behavioral therapy.

Behavioural Therapy

Behavioural therapy is also used to prevent or cure PE. A set of exercises are given to help build tolerance to delay the ejaculation. The objective is simple. It trains one’s body away from ejaculation. Many choose squeeze method and/or stop-start method. This therapy can or cannot be the long term solution but works well.

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Medical Therapy

No listed drugs available to treat premature ejaculation. Still, there are a number of medicines, numbing creams and sprays spared in the market that may not cure but can prevent PE. Your doctors can tell you which drugs are appropriate for your condition, and can prescribe you one or more than one to delay the ejaculation. Numbing creams and sprays are not the solution, but can be used sometimes, but do not use them without doctors’ consultation.


Studies show that yoga is good for PE. There are many yoga poses that can be practiced to prevent or beat premature ejaculation. One of the best asanas is PASCHIMOTASAN (Seated Forward Bend Pose). It helps to strengthen sperm and make semen more potent. Besides these two benefits, this yoga helps boost one’s metabolism.

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Summing Up

Most men experience a brief period of PE, and after a few days, weeks or months improve on their own. Even for men who need medical treatment, the result is normally good. So, don’t be afraid of if you are having premature ejaculation, just consult your doctor. It can be prevented if proper diagnosis and treatments are done. And, you will have healthy and joyful sexual life.

This article is written solely for education purpose. If you have PE or facing any type of sexual issue that is directly or indirectly related to ejaculation, it is advised to consult with your doctor immediately.

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About the Author: Kabbyik

Kabbyik Mitra, a voracious reader and health writer. He is a health & lifestyle journalist. Kabbyik is a yoga enthusiast practicing yoga for last 7-year. He is a certified yoga therapist, a science writer, communicator and journalist. He has been practicing yoga and training people to live a healthy and happy life. Get in touch with him via email: yogatoall2016@gmail.com for any yoga related queries.

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