How to Prevent Premature Ejaculation | Somerset Urological Association NJ

How to Prevent Premature Ejaculation

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In order to understand how to overcome and prevent premature ejaculation, it is important to fully understand what it is and what can possibly cause this. Premature ejaculation has become a more commonly reported sexual issue as of late and it can affect men physically and psychologically in their sex life. If you are someone who experiences premature ejaculation, you shouldn’t feel alone, considering that this happens to about 20 to 30 percent of men. Although it may be very difficult to address the problem, the only way to overcome premature ejaculation is to talk about it.

What Exactly is Premature Ejaculation?

Premature ejaculation in its simplest terms is when a man ejaculates before he intended to or he does not have control over ejaculation. Due to not being able to control this, the man and his sexual partner are not sexually satisfied. Premature ejaculation typically happens between 30 seconds to 1 minute in to sexual intercourse and it can even occur before sexual penetration occurs at all. It is a possibility that premature ejaculation happens alongside erectile dysfunction, which is a man’s inability to achieve or maintain an erection.

What are the Causes of Premature Ejaculation?

There is no clear-cut cause for premature ejaculation. It is often however associated with a number of different physical, psychological and/or emotional issues that the man may be experiencing. Another major factor in the cause of premature ejaculation is anxiety. Anxiety as well as other emotional and psychological factors can be a major contributor to premature ejaculation. Stress and depression are the other major emotional disorders that may also be to blame.

How Can You Treat Premature Ejaculation?

One of the most common and most recommended ways to treat or help treat premature ejaculation is to seek counseling. During counseling about premature ejaculation, your doctor may use tactics such as psychotherapy and teach you ways to communicate sexual dysfunction.

You can also choose the physical treatment to premature ejaculation. This treatment options would be to either work with your partner through this, or through masturbation to train your body to hold off on ejaculation longer. Keeping the mind distracted is another tactic that can help delay ejaculation.

Since a cause of premature ejaculation can be depression, some treatment options for premature ejaculation can be the same treatment options for depression. The most common way to help treat depression is through prescription medications. These medications include things such as Paxil or paroxetine, Zoloft or sertraline, and Prozac or fluoxetine. Other medication such as lidocaine or prilocaine can serve as numbing agents for your genitals. You can apply the cream directly to your genitals and it will help control premature ejaculation. It can be an even more effective when both the anti-depressants and numbing creams are aired together to treat premature ejaculation. If you are suffering severely from this you need to highly consider one of these treatment options to improve your overall sex life.

Urologists in Somerset County, New Jersey

Premature ejaculation is a condition that affects more men than people may think. It can be a debilitating and extremely embarrassing condition when it comes to a man’s sex life. If you are having other problems in your sex life or any urology problems, you should visit the experienced physicians at Somerset Urological Associates in Somerville, New Jersey. Our experienced urologists specialize in a number of different services and procedures such as urinating difficulties, male sexual dysfunction, male infertility and genital skin conditions. To learn more about Somerset Urological Associates and what we have to offer, schedule your visit today.