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Some Facts About Delayed Ejaculation

Delayed ejaculation (DE, also called by a variety of names) is a condition in which it takes a man an extended period of sexual stimulation for him to reach climax and release semen from the penis. Some men with DE are not able to ejaculate at all. Although it is normal for men to have DE from time to time, the problem can be temporary or lifelong. DE is a problem if it’s long term or if it causes distress for you or your partner.



Types of DE There are four kinds of DE: lifelong, acquired, generalized or situational. Lifelong vs. acquired DE: Lifelong-the problem is present from the time a male reaches sexual maturity. Acquired-DE occurs after a period of normal sexual functioning. Generalized vs. situational DE: Generalized-Isn’t limited to certain sex partners or certain kinds of stimulation. Situational-DE occurs only under certain circumstances.


What causes DE DE can be a result of certain chronic health conditions, surgeries and medications.


Some physical causes for DE are:

  1. Birth defects that affect the male reproductive system

  2. Pelvic nerve injury

  3. Infections

  4. Prostate surgery or prostatectomy

  5. Bacterial prostatitis

  6. Urinary tract infection

  7. Heart disease

  8. Diabetic neuropathy

  9. Stroke

  10. Nerve damage to the spinal cord

  11. Hormone conditions, such as low thyroid syndrome and low testosterone

  12. Pelvic floor dysfunction


Some psychological causes for ED are:

  1. Depression

  2. Anxiety

  3. Cultural or religious taboos

  4. Difficulties in the relationship


Some medications can also be blamed for a man’s inability to ejaculate. If you are suffering from DE, it is important to seek help. DE is a hard condition to tackle and without the proper treatment it may turn into a long term suffering. Only few professionals deal with DE. Luckily, we offer DE treatments that help men regain ejaculatory function. Give us a call and find out how we can help!

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