You’ve seen it before. The disappointed look on the face of your wife after sex. You get her all worked up and then in about two minutes, it’s all over. You are suffering from premature ejaculation. Doctors have not yet found the exact cause of premature ejaculation, or P.E.. It was at one time thought to be a psychological problem, but we now know that P.E. is more complicated and involves many physiological and biological factors.
Here are just a few of the problems that can contribute to premature ejaculation in a sexual relationship.
Some experts think that early sexual experiences may cause a pattern that can be hard to deviate from later in life, such as:
Situations in which you may have hurried to reach climax in order to avoid being discovered, such as masturbating as a teenager. Guilty feelings that increase your tendency to rush through sexual encounters, stemming from a religious upbringing.
Other factors that can lead to premature ejaculation include:
Erectile dysfunction. Men who suffer from erectile dysfunction may feel a tendency to speed through sex once they have an erection. Anxiety. Concerns about sexual performance can have an effect on P.E. Relationship problems. If you are experiencing relationship trouble, it can have an adverse effect on your libido.
Biological causes. There are many physical factors that can contribute to P.E., including:
Abnormal hormone levels. Abnormal levels of neurotransmitters. Abnormal reflex activity in the ejaculatory system. Thyroid problems. Inflammation and infection of the prostate or urethra. Inherited traits.
There are many known treatments for P.E. such as premature ejaculation exercises and herbal remedies. You can find many of these by simply browsing the internet. There are a large number of online forums where you can anonymously discuss problems with P.E. Having a non-judgmental place to discuss your problem may be all it takes to drain some of the anxiety out of your sexual relationship and get things back on track.
However, if this condition is persistent and you are tired of seeing that sad look on your wife’s face, you may want to think about getting treatment from a medical doctor. Premature ejaculation is a topic that men often avoid discussing, in fact, if you ask your friends, they will probably all deny ever having a problem with P.E. The fact is, though, that 75% of all men have at one time or another had premature ejaculation problems. Discussing the problem with your doctor is the first step in getting treatment.