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Premature Ejaculation (PME)

Ayurvedic Treatment for Premature Ejaculation (PME)

Ejaculation means releasing semen from the penis during orgasm while premature ejaculation may be defined as a sexual disorder or sexual dysfunction that adversely affects the men`s sexual health.  When a man during intercourse, ejaculates before the time he and his partner would like, it can be said that the person is having a premature ejaculation problem. Rapid ejaculation, premature climax, and early ejaculation are some other terms used for premature ejaculation. It is very common among men as one in three men between the ages of 18 and 59 face PE at any stage of life.

Causes of Premature Ejaculation

The exact causes of premature ejaculation are unclear. Once thought to be a psychological issue only, the doctors are now of the opinion that it involves both psychological and biological factors.

  1. Psychological causes
  2. Early sexual experiences
  3. Sexual abuse
  4. Poor body image
  5. Depression
  6. Worrying about premature ejaculation
  7. Guilty feelings that increase your tendency to rush through sexual encounters

Other factors that can play a role Premature Ejaculation

  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Anxiety
  • Relationship problems
  • Biological causes

Several biological factors might contribute to premature ejaculation, including:

  • Abnormal hormone levels
  • Abnormal levels of brain chemicals called neurotransmitters
  • Inflammation and infection of the prostate or urethra
  • Inherited traits

Risk factors

Various factors can increase your risk of premature ejaculation, including

Erectile dysfunction.

You are at high risk of premature ejaculation if you are having consistent trouble in getting and maintaining an erection.  Fear of losing an erection might cause you to consciously or unconsciously hurry through sexual encounters.


Any form of emotional or mental strain in your life can play a great role in premature ejaculation, reduce your ability to focus and relax during sexual intercourse.


Premature ejaculation can cause problems in your personal life, including:

Stress and relationship problems

  • Relationship stress is one of the common complications of premature ejaculation

Fertility problems

  • Couples who are trying to have a baby can face difficult infertility either due to premature ejaculation or if the ejaculation doesn’t take place intra-vaginally.


The inability to delay ejaculation for more than one minute after penetration is one of the main symptoms of premature ejaculation. Premature ejaculation can be classified as:

  • Lifelong (primary). Long-lasting premature ejaculation happens all or nearly all of the time starting with your first sexual encounters.
  • Acquired (secondary). It develops after you’ve had previous sexual experiences without ejaculatory problems.

Secondary symptoms include:

  • Decreased confidence in the relationship
  • Interpersonal difficulty
  • Mental distressTrusted Source
  • Anxiety
  • Embarrassment
  • Depression


Having a minimum control of ejaculation during sexual intercourse and masturbation is typical for men.  You are supposed to be suffering from premature ejaculation if you don’t feel that you have control of when ejaculation takes place. When your sexual pleasure is affected by premature ejaculation, you should consult your healthcare provider. To diagnose premature ejaculation, your healthcare provider will perform a physical exam and check whether ejaculation occurs early, late, or not at all. The healthcare provider will have a detailed discussion about your sex life and health history. The healthcare provider will also perform some blood tests to check your testosterone levels.


Behavioral Techniques

Behavioral techniques, topical anesthetics, medication, and counseling are some common treatment options for premature ejaculation.  Masturbating an hour before sexual intercourse may help you to delay ejaculation.  Avoiding intercourse temporarily and indulging in other sexual activity with your partner may help to relieve your pressure of performing.

Numbing Creams or Sprays

There are several numbing creams and sprays that you can put on the head of the penis about 20 minutes before to avoid premature ejaculation. However, these creams and sprays can result in vaginal numbness while performing vaginal sex. Always wash the cream off your penis before intercourse. Moreover, a condom can also help in dull sensation and may delay the chances of premature ejaculation.


The Ayurveda says that aggravation in Vata and Pitta dosha at the beginning of sexual intercourse causes premature ejaculation. The aggravation is caused by anxiety or nervousness before sexual intercourse. Vata which is known for the qualities of quickness and sensitivity leads to quick ejaculation while Pitta leads to the thinness of semen and thus results in early ejaculation. Moreover, the aggravation in these doshas results in hyperactivity of muscles in male organs which increases sensitivity and vibration and leads to premature ejaculation. The Ayurvedic treatment for premature ejaculation focuses on balancing the Vata and Pitta dosha. Any form of stress and anxiety during sexual intercourse can be reduced with the help of some natural herbs. However, a well-balanced diet yoga, meditation, and counseling can play an important role in controlling the problem of premature ejaculation in men.

Home remedies for Premature Ejaculation

  • The start-and-stop method

The method is aimed to improve a man’s control over ejaculation. A man or his partner stops the sex stimulation when the man is about to have an orgasm and once the sensation subsides, they resume sexual stimulation again.

  • The squeeze method: 

Squeezing the end of the penis gently for about 30 seconds and then starting the stimulation again, may help you to avoid premature ejaculation. This is can be performed by both the male and his partner.

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Premature ejaculation is usually a common sexual disorder. In the United States, about 40% of men experience premature ejaculation. The medicines  and home remedies will help you to deal with the premature ejaculation problem and its symptoms. However, if the problem continues, reach out to your healthcare provider and explore other treatment options.

About Dr. Ranjana Kaushal

Dr. Ranjana Kaushal (MD Ayurveda) has 11 years of experience in the field of Ayurveda. Right now she is working as an Ayurveda consultant with Life Aveda. She has immense knowledge about herbs, their uses, and formulations. She has published articles related to many herbs and diseases in an international journal. She is also a degree holder in yoga and naturopathy. Read More..

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