Ejaculation is a function of the nervous system, involving the brain, the spinal cord, and genital nerves. Although the euphoria of orgasm occurs in the brain, ejaculation is a spinal reflex and can occur without the brain's involvement. A mind of its own, so to speak. Still, the connection between the brain and penis is important for successful ejaculation.
Most men can sense their bodies starting to prepare for orgasm in advance, and they can slow or stop sexual stimulation. This is known as the start-stop method. While this may delay ejaculation, it can be frustrating for both partners - as frustrating as stop-and-go traffic.
It’s no wonder that successful premature ejaculation treatments focus on either the brain or the penis. Some oral medications alter brain chemistry to delay premature ejaculation, and topical desensitizers are being used to increase time to ejaculation.
While the medical community is still debating the role of penis sensitivity in premature ejaculation, The American Urological Association includes topical anesthetics, such as Promescent, as an accepted treatment for an oversensitive penis and treatment of premature ejaculation.
Promescent, with TargetZone™ technology, is a topical delay spray that provides ejaculation control, with minimal loss of sensitivity (and no need to mess with your brain chemistry!).
Premature Ejaculation (PE), uncontrolled ejaculation either before or shortly after sexual penetration, is one of the most common male sexual conditions that probably affects most men at some point in their life. [Source: WebMD] While PE is a recognized medical condition with its own medical ICD-9 code of 302.7, its causes are still not entirely known. The role of psychological factors is decreasing as more research is done on penis sensitivity and the neurobiology of the ejaculation response becomes better understood. Hormonal problems, medication side effects, and inflammation can also be factors. New genetic research suggests that some men may be genetically predisposed to PE.
New research about PE is happening regularly but most medical websites only update their information every 2-3 years.Our About PE section of our website is updated regularly to provide you with the latest knowledge about this condition. We also explore treatment information including drugs, pills, herbs, natural remedies, behavioral methods, books and videos * to ensure that the latest information - and misinformation - is available and can be easily understood. Other sections of our website provide a variety of infromation about human sexuality including sexual dysfunction as well as survey data and tips to last longer in bed.
*Watch these interesting and entertaining videos about premature ejacualtion and how Promescent can help:
How Promescent Works
How to Use Promescent
Closing the Orgasm Gap with Promescent
Four options for the treatment of premature ejaculation