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Anoush Gomes • 10 January, 2023

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Premature Ejaculation Handbook

Your comprehensive guide to understanding Premature Ejaculation.

Premature Ejaculation is a common sexual dysfunction. If a man ejaculates before penetration or ejaculates less than 2 minutes after penetration (all or most of the time), and/or if it leads to frequent dissatisfaction for him or his partner, he may have PE.


This handbook is not a substitute for medical advice or self-administered treatment.

If you are experiencing any sexual health concerns such as Premature Ejaculation, we encourage you to book a call with our sexual heath experts to guide you through your queries and treatment.

Lesson 1

What Is The Meaning Of Premature Ejaculation?

man standing with sad emoji due to Premature Ejaculation. ling ka khada na hona

Men with PE ejaculate before or shortly after sexual intercourse. While there is no “correct” time to explain how long one should last during sex before ejaculating, the consensus among
specialists is:

If a man ejaculates before penetration or ejaculates less than 2 minutes after penetration (all or most of the time), and/or if it leads to frequent dissatisfaction for him or his partner, he may have PE.

Lesson 2

Premature Ejaculation Causes

man checking in laptop for the causes of Premature Ejaculation

There are various causes of Premature Ejaculation, broadly divided into two categories:


  1. Physical Factors: Medical conditions, chronic health conditions or sexual disorders are some physical causes of PE.
  2. Psychological Factors: Depression, anxiety


Understanding the causes and risk factors associated with Premature Ejaculation will help you better understand your symptoms and treatment journey. Oftentimes, due to the inaccuracy of information or the lack of positive sexual education, many ignore their symptoms. Premature Ejaculation can be treated, and the goal is always to determine the cause and treat it effectively.

Did you know that Erectile Dysfunction can be a cause behind Premature Ejaculation?

Lesson 3

Premature Ejaculation Symptoms

man and woman discussing about the symptoms of Premature Ejaculation

When it comes to PE, there is one main symptom:  the inability to last more than 2 minutes following penetration. However, many still forget that sexual dysfunctions can affect physical and mental health leading to other consequential symptoms such as low sexual desire, interpersonal concerns between partners etc.


Understanding the symptoms of PE will help you better understand your own ejaculatory concerns. It’s important to make informed decisions about your sexual health only after consuming accurate information about the concerns you may be having. Not to mention, we encourage you to speak to professional about your concerns: reading about them will help you better articulate what you may be experiencing to your doctor.

Lesson 4

Premature Ejaculation Diagnosis

Doctor talking to patient in laptop about the diagnosis of premature ejaculation

Diagnosing PE may require a physical and/or a psychological examination along with medical history taking. Not all cases require a physical examination. The process of undergoing diagnostic tests and imaging helps a professional determine the cause behind the individuals PE symptoms along with ruling out any underlying medical conditions. Read more to understand how the process of diagnosing premature ejaculation takes place.

Lesson 5

Premature Ejaculation Treatment

Premature Ejaculation Treatment

Some of the common premature ejaculation treatments available are tablets, topical anaesthetics, and counselling. This is ONLY decided with the help of a professional because the  cause behind the disorder needs to be established before treatment is determined. Here are some of the common treatments prescribed to men with PE.

Lesson 6

Start Stop Technique For Premature Ejaculation

couple checking for the techniques to prevent premature ejaculation

The implementation of the stop-start technique for premature ejaculation is commonly done alongside a combination of therapies. The stop-start method is one of the ways that helps in the delaying of ejaculation, allowing you to better control when you orgasm. This is not to say the this alone can help prevent and/or treat premature ejaculation. A holistic evaluation is required to understand the causes behind your PE symptoms – however, behavioral techniques such as these can greatly help improve PE symptoms.

Lesson 7

Premature Ejaculation Squeeze Technique

couple checking for the techniques to prevent premature ejaculation

The Squeeze Technique, although not used often, is a great behavioral tool in helping those undergoing premature ejaculation treatment. It is one of the lifestyle implementations that sexual health experts explain to their patients. This exercise helps an individual have better control over their ejaculation or help delay ejaculation. In conjunction with medicative and psychological therapy, the premature ejaculation squeeze technique can positively impact PE symptoms.

Lesson 8

Premature Ejaculation Complications

disturbed couple due to premature ejaculation

The complication for premature ejaculation can be of different kinds – depending on the cause of the PE symptoms. However, PE complications are commonly experienced by those that have not treated the conditions. This information is not meant to scare you but to help you make an informed decision about your sexual health. We encourage to learn more about your ejaculatory concerns and speak to professional to learn how to overcome them.

Lesson 9

How To Prevent Premature Ejaculation

Doctor talking to patient on prevention of Premature Ejaculation

Premature Ejaculation is a very common and treatable, and should not be bundled with any sort of embarrassment or stigma. However, it is also important that through conversation we are much more aware of how PE can be prevented, or at the very least, improved. Here are some professionally suggested ways to prevent PE.

Lesson 10

Premature Ejaculation Exercises

man exercising and took rest

Yes, exercises can help your ejaculatory control – surprised? Reproductive health and muscle strength is greatly impacted by physical exercises – especially aerobic exercises. It can be hard to find the right type of exercise plan that suits your needs, so we created a quick list for you – you can get started today!

Lesson 11

Foods To Cure Premature Ejaculation

Different vegetables To Cure Premature Ejaculation

Your diet is a big deal – we know it, you know it. So how about we give that some importance? Sexual function can be helped through a nutritional and wholesome diet, but what are the right foods that can help premature ejaculation?