What is Premature ejaculation ?
Premature ejaculation (PE) is a medical condition in which a man ejaculates semen earlier than he or his partner would like during sexual intercourse. The exact time frame for what is considered “premature” may vary depending on the individual and their sexual partner, but generally, it is defined as ejaculation that occurs within one minute of vaginal penetration.
What can be done about it ?
Effective reatment options for premature ejaculation (PE) include:
- Counseling or therapy: This can help address any underlying psychological issues that may be contributing to the problem. A psychiatrist may use cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) or other types of therapy to help a patient identify and address any negative thought patterns, beliefs, or behaviors that may be affecting their sexual functioning.
- Medication: Antidepressants or anti-anxiety medications may be prescribed to address underlying mental health conditions that may be contributing to premature ejaculation. These medications can help improve mood, reduce anxiety, and alleviate depression.
- Psychosexual therapy: This type of therapy can help a patient identify and address any specific sexual issues or concerns that may be contributing to their premature ejaculation. It may involve couples therapy, communication training, or other techniques designed to improve sexual function and satisfaction.
- Behavioral techniques: Various behavioral techniques such as the “squeeze” or “stop-start” method may be recommended to help a patient gain more control over their ejaculation. These techniques involve learning to identify and control the sensation of ejaculation in order to delay orgasm.
It is important to note that the treatment plan for premature ejaculation will vary depending on the individual’s specific needs and underlying causes of the condition.
Why choose IKSANA ?
At Iksana, our Chief Psychiatrist, Dr. Arun Singh, conducts a comprehensive assessment to uncover the root cause of your concerns. Not only does he meticulously elucidate the intricacies of your treatment, but he also explores potential aggravating factors. Our holistic treatment approach takes into account various aspects, such as dietary adjustments and lifestyle modifications, ensuring that medication serves as a supportive element to address your needs effectively.
With invaluable experience gained from working at a premier mental healthcare center within the NHS (UK), coupled with a keen interest in researching cutting-edge treatments for mental health issues, Dr. Singh remains at the forefront of the field. At Iksana, we prioritize your overall well-being, recognizing you as a complete individual, from the core outward. Our goal transcends the mere alleviation of visible symptoms; we aspire to bring you closer to a better, more confident version of yourself.
Join us on a transformative journey of self-discovery and empowerment at Iksana, where Dr. Singh’s expertise merges with our unwavering commitment to your comprehensive care. Embrace the opportunity to unlock your full potential and experience a renewed sense of confidence and fulfillment.