Premature ejaculation is a common health problem in men these days. This problem occurs when a man ejaculates very sooner during engaging in sexual intercourse with his partner. Premature ejaculation is a serious sexual complaint. The partner doesn’t get enough satisfaction from her man which also takes a toll on their relationship. According to an estimate, 1 out of 3 men experience the problem of premature ejaculation.

Premature ejaculation has been classified as the following:

  • Primary premature ejaculation:   Also known as lifelong premature ejaculation, this problem occurs all or nearly all the time right from the beginning of your first intercourse.
  • Secondary premature ejaculation: Secondary or acquired premature ejaculation develops once you have had previous sexual experiences without actually facing the ejaculatory problems in the first place.

Many men experience the symptoms of premature ejaculation, however, the symptoms do not meet the diagnostic area of the problem. Instead, these men might experience natural variable premature ejaculation that includes periods of quick ejaculation or normal ejaculation respectively.

Causes of premature ejaculation:

The exact cause of this problem hasn’t been established by the doctors as of now. There are many factors which add to the problem of premature ejaculation in men, some of these are psychological whereas others are biological factors:

Psychological causes of premature ejaculation include poor body image, depression,early sexual experiences, sexual abuse of any kind, worrying too much about premature ejaculation, a guilty feeling which increases your tendency to rush through sexual encounters, etc. Other factors which add to the problem of premature ejaculation in men include the problem of erectile dysfunction,anxiety, problems with the relationship with your partner, etc.

Biological causes of premature ejaculation include abnormal levels of hormones,abnormal levels of brain chemicals known as neurotransmitters, inherited traits, inflammation or infection in the urethra or prostate, etc.

In either case, it is imperative to get in touch with a sexologist or a therapist.