According to a certain study conducted, pelvic floor exercises can actually help in treating men who are suffering from premature ejaculation. This condition is characterized by ejaculation within the first minute during sex. Premature ejaculation is classified as either acquired or lifelong. Acquired premature ejaculation starts gradually, while lifelong ejaculation may consistently last for a lifetime. Both these types can cause plenty of stress and anxiety on both partners.There are a lot of treatments that are currently available these days. They come in the form of creams, pills, and other male enhancement products. There are also behavioral therapies and other psychological treatments. However, they achieved less success. Because of this, other men have resolved to search out for other means of treating their issues regarding premature ejaculation aside from using male enhancements supplements.
Pelvic Floor Exercises (PPEs)
Pelvic floor muscles are the ones that are usually found surrounding the lower corpora cavernosa. These are two cylinders of tissues that are spongy, and when drenched in blood, cause erection. The hardness of the tissues may actually depend on the inflow of blood in the arteries, which is often maximized by nitric oxide, as well as the outflow of blood through the blood carrying veins away from the penis.
As these pelvic floor muscles start to lose their tone, often due to lack of movement, they often fail to close the venous outflow of blood maintaining the erection. Pelvic Floor Exercises can actually serve as alternative to other male enhancement products as these exercises can help in reducing the outflow of blood.
Men who are known to perform PPEs experience an increase in their erectile function scores compared to men who did not. While male enhancement products such as Viagra can increase arterial inflow, PPEs actually decrease outflow in the veins, thus increasing pressure and penile rigidity. This is the more natural approach that is preferred by a lot of men.
Performing Pelvic Floor Exercises for Erectile Dysfunction
While in a standing position, you can stand while feet are part, and tighten your pelvic floor muscles in the same way that you are trying to control your urine flow. Looking at a mirror, you may even see your penis base moving nearer to your abdomen, while the testicles rise. Hold this contraction as much as you can.
While doing so, try not to hold your breath, while tensing your buttocks and pulling your abdomen in. Do about 3 maximal contractions while in a standing position, one time in the morning and one in the evening. Hold position for about 10 seconds each time.
During other times of the day, you can also do the pelvic exercises while in a sitting position. Start by sitting on your chair with the knees apart and tightening your pelvic floor muscles just like when you are lifting them but not the buttocks from the char.
Hold this contraction for as you can. At this point, as well, try your best not to hold your breath, while tensing your buttocks and pulling your abdomen in. Do about 3 to 6 maximal contractions while in a sitting position anytime during the day, and holding the position for about 10 seconds.
If you have time for it, you can also try the pelvic floor exercises while in a lying position. You may start by lying on your back and bending your knees. Tighten your pelvic floor muscles, and holding the contraction. Try not to tense the buttocks or pull your abdomen in. Three to six contractions may be done in the lying position.
Aside from standing, sitting and lying down, you may also do some PPEs while performing other activities, such as while walking. This can be done by lifting your pelvic muscles up for about 50% while walking. Also, you may perform PPE after urination. Right afterwards, you can try to tighten your pelvic floor muscles in order to avoid after dribble.
Yes, you may also perform pelvic floor exercises even during a sexual activity. All you need to do is to tighten your pelvic floor muscles rhythmically in order to maintain and achieve penile rigidity that you desire. By doing some slow thrusting movements, you can generate higher pressures in your penis and delay ejaculation.
Why Need Pelvic Floor Exercises?
Pelvic floor exercises can actually help in improving overall male sexual health. It is done to strengthen muscles so that they can provide support to your organs. Stronger pelvic floor muscles can actually help in achieving the erection that you need to satisfy your partner. This can ultimately help in preventing premature ejaculation.
The mentioned exercises may either be done on its own, or can be performed while also taking male enhancement products. They are known to treat incontinence among men, and this works in assisting the strengthening of the muscles in the area, and at the same time releasing tension from that specific part of the body.
Take note however, that you may not have to expect instant results after performing pelvic floor exercises for erectile dysfunction. As a matter of fact, it may even take several weeks of continuous exercise in order to regain the overall strength of your pelvic floor muscles. In order to make sure that you are doing the pelvic floor exercises appropriately, you can stand in front of a mirror while doing the contraction. Your penis should show that it is dipping downwards, while seeing and feeling that your scrotum lift upwards.
Once every two weeks, you can work in testing the strength of your pelvic floor muscles by attempting to stop the flow of urine in its mid-stream. If this is an impossible thing to do before and now you notice that you can already do it, and then it is a good indication that your pelvic floor muscles has already been strengthened.
Over time, as the weeks pass by, you will significantly notice an improvement. It is very important that you do not overdue this test more than once every two weeks because it may cause some problems on your bladder. This is a simple test to show your progress.
Published: January 8, 2015. By Carlo Adrian Cañon
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