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Medication used to treat premature ejaculation shows promise

Premature Ejaculation is one of those “taboo” subjects that no one ever really feels comfortable talking about, this leads to alot of misconceptions and stigma to be associated with it when in fact it is much more common than people think. Premature Ejaculation is what happens when a male reaches orgasm and ejaculates quicker than he or his partner would like. Roughly 30 percent or 1 in 3 males globally experiences premature ejaculation at some point in their lives, I know I have.

This can cause feelings of inadequacy, loss of confidence in yourself both sexually and mentally, and can be damaging to your mental/emotional health if you focus on it too much. It can become a self fulfilling prophecy to where the more you think about and obsess over it, the more likely it is to happen. This can be triggered by depression, stress and performance anxiety which again can sometimes make itself worse when you compound it with confidence issues or relationship problems. It can however be caused by physical factors as well, such as hypertension, thyroid issues, diabetes, erectile dysfunction or even prostate disease. It can however be dealt with in a few ways depending on the root cause.

I recommend you discuss with your doctor first if it’s becoming an issue between you and your partner as they may be able to determine the underlying physical factor and provide medications such as Viagra, Levitra or Cialis if it’s related to E.D. or they may schedule a prostate exam or examine your thyroid. If however, it is not caused by a physical factor but by behavioral, mental or emotional ones then there is still hope and I recommend you see a therapist, especially with your partner. Preferably a “Sex-Therapist” as they are specially trained and have dealt with this issue many many times, I assure you.

There are behavioral techniques one can use to refocus and retrain yourself

You need to be comfortable with your partner first and foremost in order to feel safe. There is the “start/stop” technique where you or your partner masturbate you just until you almost reach orgasm then stop. Wait 30 seconds and continue to repeat the process 5-6 more times. Doing so will build up a resistance to ejaculating too early, think of it as any other form of exercise! Over time you will learn to control your orgasm easier. There is also the “squeeze” method that is similar to the method described above but just as you go to reach orgasm, you or your partner grabs the head of your penis and squeezes with moderate pressure (not enough to cause pain!) until the erection subsides. You then repeat the process like you would for the “start/stop” method. Both of these methods act the same way and build a physical resistance to early orgasm. A technique I personally used when I was younger was doing equations in my head before I reached climax. I would start with simple addition or subtraction a

nd the closer I came to finishing the more complex I would make them, eventually using multiplication and division. Reciting your timetables in your head works too. It’s all a matter of distracting the mind so it doesn’t feel the physical: a sort of mind over matter if you will. You don’t have to use math, you can use anything that interests you: baseball scores, hockey lineups, etc. If, after trying these techniques for awhile doesn’t improve your “staying” power there are still other options and medications that can be used to treat premature ejaculation. Antidepressants and certain pain relievers like Tramadol or even numbing creams or gels may be effective in dealing with P.E. But before using any form of medication please consult your doctor first.

Wearing a condom has been shown to desensitize the area and make men last longer, also masturbating before you have intercourse has been shown to also help with staying power. I hope this article was informative and has helped put into perspective how common P.E. is and how it can be treated. It starts with yourself and your confidence. Now go get her Tiger!

By Michael Pillar

One of the leading bariatric/weight loss surgeons in the nation, Dr. Michael Pillar has been a key staple of the bariatric physician community for more than 15 years. After graduating from Harvard Medical School in 2004 with a perfect 4.0 GPA, Dr. Pillar served as a general practitioner for several years before receiving bariatric surgery himself; he thus became intrigued with the procedure and began studying the practice exhaustively. In 2009 he was accredited by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) and began practicing immediately, having earned extensive accolades since. He was named as one of the 20 most innovative surgeons in the nation by Forbes, and was listed as a top bariatric surgeon by Woman's Choice Award.  Dr. Pillar is a keen advocate of an active patient-surgeon relationship; he is highly available for prospective patients and ensures that he only accepts a few patients at a time so he can dedicate maximum effort to each one. A consultation with Dr. Pillar is comprehensive and time-consuming, but 91 percent of patients agree that this extra time and effort helped ease their minds and expand their knowledge of medicine and bariatric in general. Passionate and detail-oriented, Dr. Pillar leaves no stone unturned and has a 100 percent success rate as of 2019. Dr. Pillar donates 5 percent of his income to numerous dietary and weight loss foundations, including the Weight Loss Surgery Foundation of America. As someone who once struggled with weight himself, Dr. Pillar understand the struggles associated with such a condition and empathizes with all of his patients about their day-to-day struggles. He is also a keen advocate of vegan and vegetarian diets and offers an extensive network of nutritionists to help position patients for post-operation success. Please be aware that new patients for Dr. Pillar will experience a fairly lengthy wait list in excess of 18 months.

3 replies on “Medication used to treat premature ejaculation shows promise”

I have always had a problem with premature ejaculation unfortunately. I have tried various techniques that my doctor has suggested but for the most part I am not having much success. This makes me nervous to have sexual relations because I already know that the woman will not be satisfied as I cannot for longer than a few minutes

After masturbating for over 5 years, i discovered while in the process of having sex with my girlfriend, that i ejaculate so quickly. This was a big burden for me as i could not satisfy my girlfriend. I had to resort to drugs so as to last longer and prevent ejaculating prematurely.

It’s a painful thing to go through, to have your girlfriend shoot you a look of disappointment when you shoot off after only 30 seconds of sex. It makes you want to not have sex at all. I want to find a solution to this, but it’s pretty hard to talk about with someone to be able to do so.

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