Premature Ejaculation is one of the sexual dysfunction among males where it is usually characterized by ejaculation which occurs prior to or within short period of vaginal penetration and associated with psychological consequences such as frustration, distress, avoidance of sexual intimacy. Inability to delay ejaculation is also one important factor to be noticed when counted on performance basis.
Sexual medicine being one of the important subject in Ayurveda and well explained by ayurvedic scholars and experts the subject is being highlighted as Vajikarana, one among the 8 branches of Ayurveda. In ayurveda there are many contexts where the sexual dysfunction is being highlighted. Premature ejaculation is also highlighted in classical way.
When there is an act of sexual intercourse, there are phases involved such as desire, arousal, climax or orgasm respectively which both partners experience simultaneously. Here when Ejaculation has to pass through two phases so called Emission and Ejaculation itself, Emission is nothing but the fluid from prostate, from seminal vesicles, ejaculatory duct, and from the urethra enter the urethra and ejaculation is triggered in the form of semen containing sperms from the urethra which is aided by rhythmic contractions of the soft muscles also called as strong weapons of the penis. Ejaculation is ultimate moment of sexual high for a man or satisfaction being felt during the course of sexual act. It may often required for the male to delay the ejaculation until the female partner is also ready for the climax phase and inability to delay and ejaculating prior to that develops in premature ejaculation.
The delay in ejaculation usually may be from 8 minutes to 20 minutes which is normal as an act of intercourse and if it is being happening less than one minute more frequently, then it can be considered as medical condition.
CAUSES FOR PREMATURE EJACULATION:
It is classified in to two sets, like primary premature ejaculation which is prolonged or lifelong suffering and the second one is secondary premature ejaculation which is associated with certain diseases like diabetes, or prostatic problems, certain disorders of central nervous system.
SYMPTOMS OF PREMATURE EJACULATION:
Though premature ejaculation itself acts as a symptom, there are some pre-triggering factors or predisposing factors which will definitely assist practitioners to detect the problem easily and chances to correct the issue effectively.
APPROACH IN AYURVEDA:
As it is mentioned in Ayurveda, most of the sexual dysfunction disorders do take place due to Vata origin and there is elaborate explanation regarding the same under Vajeekarana subject.
After taking proper history of an individual, we have to rule out certain issues such as psychological issues, because most of the times there is a fear factor and anxiety which often causes premature ejaculation and the environment of the place where sexual intercourse does matters.
MANAGING PREMATURE EJACULATION:
So, in order to prevent premature ejaculation, certain external factors are also to be taken care of like maintaining pleasant environment and pleasant mind and the act of foreplay before having actual intercourse will definitely help to delay the act of ejaculation.
Though there are some methods mentioned in science, they are all to help to control or delay premature ejaculation such as squeeze technique, some exercises like kegel’s exercise etc.
Along with these therapies and techniques, Healing Earth Multispeciality Ayurveda Hospital carryout the panchakarma treatments which are found effective in treating various sexual related dysfunctions.