Premature Ejaculation Treatment

Premature Ejaculation Treatment in GTA

What is premature ejaculation?

Premature ejaculation (sometimes called PE) is what happens when a man ejaculates sooner than he or his partner would like during sexual intercourse. Infrequent occurrences of premature ejaculation are considered normal and are more common than you may think. 

However, if you almost always ejaculate prematurely (typically within 1 to 3 minutes of penetration) or cannot delay ejaculation most of the time during intercourse, a health care provider may diagnose you with premature ejaculation.

Diagnosed premature ejaculation falls into two different classifications:

Both of these classifications of premature ejaculation can be treated.

What causes premature ejaculation?

The exact causes of premature ejaculation are unknown; however, there are some possible causes that may play a role in premature ejaculation, such as:

Am I at risk for premature ejaculation?

Premature ejaculation may occur more frequently with age. Certain mental health conditions, such as anxiety or depression, increase the risk of having premature ejaculation. A history of sexual abuse or trauma may also increase your risk.

What are the signs and symptoms of premature ejaculation?

Premature ejaculation signs and symptoms include the following:

What premature ejaculation treatment options are available in Toronto?

Exercises to improve pelvic floor health

Pelvic floor exercises: Having a weak pelvic floor may be what’s keeping you from delaying ejaculation. Doing pelvic floor exercises to strengthen pelvic floor muscles can help prevent premature ejaculation.

Kegel Exercises

Intra-coital techniques to delay ejaculation

Pause and squeeze technique: This method involves your partner squeezing the head of your penis before until you no longer feel the need to ejaculate. You and your partner may have to repeat this several times until you can start entering your partner without ejaculating.

ICU Technique

Condoms: Sometimes sensitivity can contribute to premature ejaculation. In general, condoms can help decrease that sensitivity and delay ejaculation. You can easily find over-the-counter condoms containing numbing agents that control when you climax and delay ejaculation.

Pharmaceutical assistance

Topical medications: Numbing creams or sprays may be applied to the penis 20 to 30 minutes before sex and removed 5 to 10 minutes before intercourse.

SSRIs

Lifestyle advice

Therapy: Speaking with professional psychologists that specialize in mental health and sexual health can address potential metal health issues that may be causing premature ejaculation. There are many kinds of therapies that may be used to treat premature ejaculation, such as behavior therapy and psychological therapy.

Regular Exercise

Aerobic exercise prior to intercourse

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