What Is Delayed Ejaculation And How To Deal With It?

What Is Delayed Ejaculation And How To Deal With It?

Most of us are aware of rapid or premature ejaculation but many of us don’t know there is an opposite illness to it. Yes, delayed ejaculation or anorgasmia is a medical condition in which a man is unable to reach climax within the fair amount of time.


  • Delayed ejaculation is a condition in which a man is unable to reach climax within the fair amount of time
  • It happens due to several hormonal, neurological and psychological reasons
  • The treatment covers laboratory tests, medications and consulting a sexual therapist

If we see from a female perspective, if she reaches climax before man, she can run out of sex due to lack of her vaginal lubrication and further sex can become uncomfortable. Man suffering from delayed ejaculation cannot ejaculate through vaginal penetration and sometimes rely on other alternative methods to reach climax.

The worst thing happens when some men lose their erection prior reaching climax, this makes them really frustrated. While some other reach the point of orgasm but can’t finish the job and render up an uncomfortable situation. So what are the causes and how to deal with this medical condition? Let’s find out.

Reasons of delayed ejaculation

  • Delayed ejaculation happens when hormonal, neurological and psychological events take a toll on your body and mind.  When a man damages his nerves in pelvis or has experienced some kind of spinal cord injury, he won’t be able to ejaculate. This is because of the lack of nerve connection between the tip of his penis and the spinal cord.
  • Secondly and more commonly, hormonal imbalance of prolactin, serotonin and testosterone might be the reason behind this condition. Very often increased prolactin levels are linked with gentle tumours of the pituitary gland that may require medical or surgical treatment.
  • Use of certain drugs such as antidepressants pills are twisted for serotonin levels that may lead to loss of ejaculation in man.
  • Last but not the least, men with low testosterone levels may find difficulty in ejaculating.

How to deal with delayed ejaculation

  • Men suffering from pelvic nerve injury sometimes respond to just placing medical vibrator at the tip of the penis in order to retrain the nerves to start firing rapidly. Other couples will include vibrators in their sexual activity to help man reach the climax.
  • Men with hormonal imbalance need to undergo some laboratory tests, especially of testosterone and prolactin levels. Testosterone therapy help raise blood flow to the penis, stimulating it and making the nerves more sensitive.
  • Some men with increased prolactin levels can develop a non-cancerous tumor in their pituitary gland that produces high prolactin and blocks ejaculation. For this, both medicinal treatment and surgery can help a man reach climax much easier.
  • Some men diminish their penile hardness due to various reasons. They can take oral impotence drugs in order to increase their penile sensitivity.
  • For those who suffer delayed ejaculation due to drugs, they should consult a physician for the treatment. There are few anti-depressants that may not be as harmful to ejaculation but still pretty much effective in curing depression.
  • Psychological reasons of delayed ejaculation may involve talking to a sex therapist for a better outcome.

Delayed ejaculation could be as frustrating as the premature ejaculation and it’s a serious clinical condition that should not be ignored for the well-being of you and your partner. There are qualified therapists and physician for treating this, so don’t hesitate to share your plight.


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