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4 Causes Of Premature Ejaculation!

Fellowship ,council of Sex Education and Parenthood , BAMS, B-Pharm
Sexologist, Jaipur
4 Causes Of Premature Ejaculation!

For most people, a prolonged sexual act is one of the most pleasurable acts. However, though not might admit it, there could be multiple reasons due to which this might not be possible. In males especially, premature ejaculation is very common, which does not allow for a prolonged sexual experience. There are multiple causes for this, some physiological and some psychological.

Given the private nature of the topic, many would not admit to the issue in the first place. Even with the couple, many would be reluctant to discuss it. For many men, close friends might often be the only one who knows about it. Someone else who has had similar problems might suggest a solution. The Internet, given the privacy it offers, could be another forum for discussion and seeking solutions. So what happens is they end up trying solutions from either of these two sources. However, what is important to understand is that each person’s body is built and wired very differently. What worked for a friend or for another person in some other part of the world might not work for you too.

The first point of coping begins with acknowledging the problem. When the ejaculation happens soon after the penetration, well before the partner is satisfied, it is known as premature ejaculation. In some cases, there might not even be adequate stimulation. While it is a matter of self-esteem for the male, for the female it is often an unsatisfactory experience. Knowing some of the possible causes helps understand the problem and then work towards a solution. Some of the most common physiologic and psychologic causes are listed below.

• Performance anxiety: In many cases, especially when with a new partner, premature ejaculation is very common. However, gradually, with familiarity, this improves.

The prolonged duration between sex episodes: If the person has not engaged in sex for quite a while, there are chances of premature ejaculation.

Guilt: Past sexual experiences could lead to guilt, which also can cause premature ejaculation.

Hormonal: Hormonal imbalances also can lead to an inability to sustain and/or maintain an erection.

Most men experience some degree of PE in their early years when they start off their sex lives, but this gradually improves with age, as they learn to control.

Coping with it begins with one round of diagnosis. If there is no serious underlying cause, then simple measures like relaxation techniques and quitting smoking can be used to control ejaculation.

Talking to the partner and easing out stress during the act also can go a long way.

If these do not help, seek counselling or behavioural therapy. You can definitely manage better performance with support of the partner and the counsellor. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Sexologist.

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I had unprotected intercourse before three days from her expected date and also took unwanted 72 but my periods late by 6 days and not get yet could be a pregnant.Please tell.

MBBS, DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
Gynaecologist, Delhi
I had unprotected intercourse before three days from her expected date and also took unwanted 72 but my periods late ...
It is not possible to get pregnant by sex done 3 days prior to expectd periods date. Delayed period may be a side effect only due to unwanted 72.
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A Wise Decision: Seeking Professional Help Before It's Late

MS - Counselling and Psychotherapy, MA - Psychology, aster of Science - Counseling, Psychotherapy, Phd - Counselling, Psychotherapy
Psychologist, Delhi
A Wise Decision: Seeking Professional Help Before It's Late

Depression and anxiety are affecting millions, all over the world and the phrase ‘pull yourself together” is still at play in INDIA. There is a huge social stigma, and a sense of shame about what others in the community might think about visiting a professional, which now needs to be corrected.
Research shows that Psychotherapy and counselling sessions are the most effective treatments to cure all psychological problems. These sessions not only help individuals to cope with daily problems, but also teaches them the skills and strategies to deal with them more effectively and make oneself emotionally and mentally empowered.

With Psychotherapy and counseling, you’ll learn more effective ways to deal with problems. gradually, you would develop certain problem-solving skills, coping mechanisms and better perception for overall growth.

A lot of people do not seek help and suffer internally because visiting psychologist/ psychiatrist is considered taboo in Indian society, leading to increased mental health problems. Most of the people avoid sharing personal problems and issues, as that might expose them as being weak.

The ideal solution for someone who is depressed, anxious and facing problems at work or in personal life, is seeking a professional help of psychologist/ psychiatrist. However, most people are not aware of the difference between a psychologist and a psychiatrist and hence are not sure whom to refer.

Let’s find out the difference between the both:

While psychologists and psychiatrists both conduct psychotherapy and research, there are many significant differences between the two professions,which we will list in our separate blog but, one very important distinction between the two is , that psychiatrists can prescribe medications, while psychologists cannot. However, there has been a recent push to grant prescribing powers to psychologist. psychologist deal with therapies, counseling, and building healthy perception towards life. even in cases where medication is required, psychiatrist may refer the client to psychologist further, for complementing the treatment with medicines.

The next time you feel depressed, anxious or need help dealing with overwhelming social situations or difficult times, make a smart choice, consider professional help and feel safe visiting a psychologist/ psychiatrist. In INDIA, with increase awareness and education, people are outgrowing
this stigma and consider it a wise step to go ahead and take initiative toward better life.

Psychological counseling is a tool that creates success, it’s something everybody would need in their life. At each developmental stage, a person needs guidance and awareness as how to adjust with new roles and be successful. Hence, considering counselling and psychotherapy to deal with anxiety, depression, relationship issues, is a wise move.
Take that one courageous step towards life.

Get in touch with us for more information on how we can help you deal with major life problems.

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5 Tips To Prevent Periodontal Diseases!

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Dehradun
5 Tips To Prevent Periodontal Diseases!
  1. A good oral hygiene routine practiced for a few minutes twice a day can help reduce your risk of developing periodontal diseases and tooth decay. When choosing dental care products, look for those that display the American Dental Association's seal of Acceptance. The seal of Acceptance is your assurance the product meets the ADA's criteria for safety and effectiveness for its intended use.
  2. Brush your teeth twice a day with a fluoride toothpaste with thorough brushing, you can remove plaque from the inner, outer and chewing surfaces of each tooth. Your dentist or dental hygienist can show you a proper brushing technique.
  3. Clean between teeth once a day with dental floss or another interdental cleaner to remove plaque and debris from areas your toothbrush can't reach.
  4. If you need extra help controlling gingivitis and plaque that forms above the gum line, your dentist may recommend using an ADA-acceptance antimicrobial mouthrinse or other oral hygiene aids as an effective addition to your daily oral hygiene routine.
  5. Eat a balanced diet for good general health and limit snacks.

Visit your dentist regularly. Professional cleanings are the only way to remove tartar, which traps bacteria along the gum line.

Hi doctor, I am a 24 years female, I have a problem with my husband, whenever I want to participate in sex he doesn't have mood. He is a diabetic. Since past years same problem. How can I control my feelings, my head is so heavy. I cannot think any thing. Please doctor suggest me. Thank you.

Diploma in Psychological Medicine, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Ludhiana
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I am a 24 years female, I have a problem with my husband, whenever I want to participate in sex he doesn't...
Please try to understand your husband. You mentioned he is diabetic. Ask him to check out any impotency due to diabetes. Engage with him in foreplay. Give him medicine according to doctor.
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My wife had her period on 27 February and it continued till 1st March. We had unprotected sex on the 4th March. She later took unwanted 72 on 5th march in the evening. She did not have her normal period and on 1st April she had her pregnancy test done at home by using a pregnancy kit, it was negative. She still doesn't have periods. Really worried please help How long can her periods delay?

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS, MD - Community Medicine
Gynaecologist, Lucknow
My wife had her period on 27 February and it continued till 1st March. We had unprotected sex on the 4th March. She l...
Hello, she should wait till the date of her bleeding after taking ipill. You can repeat her pregnancy test with a morning sample of urine now.
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I am 30 years old and stopped getting periods from last few months even though am not pregnant. Please suggest any medicines to help balance hormones and to regulate periods.

Diploma in homeopathy, B. Sc
Homeopath, Gurgaon
This problem is not uncommon and usually happens when there is or has been mental stress or sickness. Please reply in detail. Dr. J. Tikari
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Women Stress Management with Little Effort - Stay healthy , Stay Beautiful

BHMS, CGO
Homeopath, Pune
Women Stress Management with Little Effort - Stay healthy , Stay Beautiful

Women Stress Management with Little Effort - Stay healthy , Stay Beautiful

Today's life is full of stress , mental and physical exertion , so what we do to come out from all these things . Today we start to come out from all these things in a natural way and with homeopathic medicine.

First thing what is Stress - A state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or demanding circumstances it's quite common nowadays.

Now we come on Treatment , first, we talk about the easy treatment like Yoga , Meditation, Exercise ,Changes in diet pattern and lastly important part Homeopathic Medicine.

Yoga - some easy Yoga Assan -
Meditation - Especially Morning meditation is good for health and helps to reduce stress - Mentally and physically
It's very easy to do , it takes only half an hour to one hour and all we have to manage time for her life , its free of cost , easy to do at home as per our convenience , all my friends , just try all these tips at home its really work ill do every day , Most important all these things increase your internal beauty and health , it's essential for every woman .

Exercise - jogging , walking , swimming , cycling , skipping , aerobics etc

Diet pattern - drink plenty of water , eat fiber food , avoid junk food . eat at least 3 times a day, don't skip breakfast in any manner.

I had a sex with my girlfriend. And during sex she get discharge but that discharge was not normal it was dark white sticky discharge. And after next day she get discharge again white color discharge. But how it's possible discharge comes during sex then how she get discharge without having sex. I am worried please help. Explain.

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
Both the discharges happen because of the lubrication of vagina. It happens when the sexual desire arises in female. It is normal...don't worry. Take care... :)
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Is It necessary to eat pills after each intercourse, If I intercourse twice in a day means once in night and second in Morning, then what I have to do.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Ayurveda
Ayurveda, Pune
Is It necessary to eat pills after each intercourse, If I intercourse twice in a day means once in night and second i...
no need to take pills every time, it should be consume within 72 hours of unprotected sex to avoid pregnancy.best luck.
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She had done sex with his boyfriend 4-5 times. And every time after having sex she take i-pill to avoid pregnancy. But now she had periods in every every 10 days. Sometime its 15-18 days. Pls tell me what can she do to make her menses period on time.

MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Nashik
She had done sex with his boyfriend 4-5 times. And every time after having sex she take i-pill to avoid pregnancy. Bu...
I pill is emergency contraceptive pill & not to be taken casually 4-5 times in a month as and when thought. Instead go in for oral contraceptive pill daily dose which will regularise period & also help in not getting pregnancy.
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Vitamin A is Essential for Various Body Functions

B.Sc, BHMS
Homeopath, Lucknow
Vitamin A is Essential for Various Body Functions

Vitamin A is essential for various body functions, the most important are vision, immunity, skin and hair health and correct genetic transcription. Signs of vitamin A toxicity include bone pain, brittle nails, hair loss, fatigue, dry and fissured skin and abnormal liver function. Deficiency of Vitamin A leads to night blindness.

Some interesting fatcs about vitamin A:

Vitamin A is a fat soluble vitamin, thus requires fat for effective absorption.
Normal level of vitamin A required for proper body functioning is about 3000 mg per day. A person could also end up eating more of Vitamin A on a regular basis, which could lead to vitamin A toxicity. If it is consumed from natural sources, it is not harmful; however, if synthetic vitamin A is consumed, it may end up as a toxin in the body. 
Every 100 g of sweet potato contains about 19200 IU of vitamin A. Sweet potato can be consumed in cooked, baked, cubed, raw or frozen form. It can be used in multiple ways and is one of the most vitamin A rich foods.
Carrots is the most popular rich source of vitamin A. Every child knows that carrots are good for vision and eye health. Carrots can also be consumed in baked, cooked, raw or frozen form.
Green leafy vegetables are another rich source of vitamin A. This could be spinach, lettuce, beet greens, turnip greens, collards, kale, or other greens. Each of them contains sufficient amounts of vitamin A, and including about 100 g provides about 14000 IU of vitamin A. These can be used as salad dressings or cooked with lentils to make variety of dishes.
The liver from any animal is the most effective nonvegetarian source of vitamin A. Consuming liver 2 to 3 times per day gives sufficient amounts vitamin A for men, women and children. Cod liver oil, which are available widely in the market are also a good source, if meat is not available.
Dry fruits, such as apricots, which are sundried and used when there is no season for apricots, are another rich source of vitamin A. Dried peaches and prunes are also good sources for this vitamin.
Consuming about 2 egg yolks per day provides all the required vitamin A for your body. It does contain cholesterol, but the body does need small amount of cholesterol too for various functions.
Dairy products, such butter and cream from cow's milk which are especially fed on grass are again great sources of vitamin A.
Small amounts of vitamin A are also present in cantaloupe melons, pumpkins, squash fruits, beetroot, bell peppers and most importantly in seasonal fruits.

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My private part has been stretched alott after normal delivery. M really worried for married life. Which is the best solution. Surgery or stitches.

DNB (Diplomate of National Board of Examinations ), DGO (Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology)
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
My private part has been stretched alott after normal delivery. M really worried for married life. Which is the best ...
Hi, first you need to dokegels exercise, it will help you out. In this exercise you try to pull your private parts inwards while deep breathing. This should help you. If this doesn't work then you can go for minor surgery like posterior colporrhaphy. All the best!
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I am 28 year male and my wife also 28 married from six months and we are planning for a baby from these six months and after months my wife s periods got missed and we opt for test which was negative after that my wife consulted a gynaecologist nd she advised her mytol f for three months. During these 3 months my wife s periods got regulated. Now after these 3 months my wife again consulted the doctor where she advised her to stop usage of mytol f and prescribed chrominac a. Now she is taking chrominac a from the last 20 days again she got missed period and we apparently opted for and which unfortunately shows negative result. My question is what should I do now should I wait little more for one more test r should I consult a doctor again. Nd also my wife's thyroid was also nt in rite frame and she was taking medicine for that for 3 months. I also got her thyroid tests which shows tsh 5.59.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
I am 28 year male and my wife also 28 married from six months and we are planning for a baby from these six months an...
Tsh 5.59 is borderline report and does not need any medicine like eltroxin for thyroid disease. Mytol f is a vague medicine given for infertility & pcod, no studies have been done yet to make any claims, chrominac a is most probably some food supplement with tall claims but none of them is a hormone, to affect fertility of your wife. She does not need any medicine for thyroid or to get treated for infertility, if ultrasound reports are normal and show follicles on day 10-12 of cycle / and your semen test is normal. You have been married for only 6 months and she missed her cycle once, it can be due to stress, wait for few more months minus doctors or medicines, may be nature will be kind to you, do write back about your report and her ultrasound test. Remember more tension and stress, less are the chances of getting pregnant the natural way.
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8 Effects Of Premature Menopause On Female Health

MBBS, DGO
Gynaecologist, Delhi
8 Effects Of Premature Menopause On Female Health

During the natural course of events, a women's body starts its reproductive phase with menarche and at about 50 years of age, attains menopause. This is when the reproductive function ceases and the ovaries stop producing the hormone estrogen and progesterone. In some cases, for various reasons including medical, the ovaries stop functioning earlier, and this is medically termed early or premature menopause. Menopause that occurs before 40 years of age is termed premature menopause; it is due to primary ovarian insufficiency and occurs in 1% of the women.  If it occurs between 45 to 50 years, it is termed early menopause.

Causes: Normal ageing, family history, genetic disorders, autoimmune disorders, toxins, and surgery are some reasons that could lead to premature menopause.

Effects: Estrogen and progesterone have a lot of beneficial effects on a women's body. Reduction in their levels leads to some of the below changes:

  1. Emotional changes like mood swings, irritability, and in some cases depression, especially in premature menopause.
  2. Irregular cycles before complete cessation of the menstrual cycles.
  3. General mucosal dryness leading to vaginal dryness, dry skin, dry eyes.
  4. There also would be urinary incontinence and reduced sex drive due to reduced hormone levels.
  5. For women who still would want to have children, infertility would be a big cause for concern. This could lead to other emotional issues, worsening the depression.
  6. Osteoporosis - Bones lose their density and get weak and are more prone to fracture.
  7. Cardiovascular health - Post menopause, women are more prone to heart attacks and stroke. Though not fully proven, this is believed to be true as the good role that estrogen plays on blood vessels is negated with menopause.
  8. Accelerated ageing - Menopause leads to accelerated damage of genetic structures, thereby leading to faster ageing. This also leaves a feeling in the women of being less attractive and less desirable.

There is also a good news, that after menopause women are at lesser risk of cancer, especially breast and ovarian.  It is not easy for women to handle premature menopause. The body undergoes some changes much earlier than expected, and it requires a lot of support and caring and comforting to come to terms with it, especially if associated with infertility or chemotherapy for cancer.

Emotional issues of not being able to have children and feeling less attractive require frank talks to boost the person's confidence and increase self-worthiness. It is easier said than done, but one of the key ways to handle premature menopause is an open discussion. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Gynaecologist.

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I am pregnant for 3 months. I would like to know what are the proper foods I can take this time. Also would like to know the exercises I can do with pregnancy of 3 months.

MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FCPS, DGO, Diploma of the Faculty of Family Planning (DFFP)
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
I am pregnant for 3 months. I would like to know what are the proper foods I can take this time. Also would like to k...
Excercises can not be informed without pictures or demonstrations so ask your obstetrician or physiotherapist. Food again specific from dietician but in general high protein, vitamins, minerals, essential fatty acids, nutritional supplements, water, 20 % more calories.
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Hi My periods have been delayed but I am continuously having lower abdomen pain, what I should do so that my periods starts?

MBBS, MS - Obstetrics & Gynecology, Fellowship in Infertility (IVF Specialist)
Gynaecologist, Aurangabad
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My periods have been delayed but I am continuously having lower abdomen pain, what I should do so that my periods ...
Hi Mejabeen it could be the sign that you might be getting periods. Delayed period could be because stress or hormonal imbalance. If you don't see period in 4-5days then you need evaluation.
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If a girl didn't have periods after 40 days then is there any exercise or pills to have periods.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
If a girl didn't have periods after 40 days then is there any exercise or pills to have periods.
Hi, if this is happening for the first time then you can take homoeopathic medicine - pulsatilla q/ 10 drops in 1/2 cup of water/ 3-4 times a day. But if it's a regular feature in your case, then may be your normal cycle is of 40 days, or else if you do have active sexual life, then will have to rule out pregnancy first.
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I am feeling instant pain in my right breast from last 2 months before 2 3 weeks of my periods. This started with temporary and sudden pain which lasts for 5 10 mins for few days. This month the pain is not acute but slight which lasts for 4 5 days. I am worried about this. please help me reg this.

MBBS, MS - General Surgery
General Surgeon, Udaipur
I am feeling instant pain in my right breast from last 2 months before 2 3 weeks of my periods.
This started with tem...
Hey lybrate-user, symptoms you are having like breast pain aggrevating before start of mensus with absense of any freely moving lump goes in favour of mastalgia or fibrodenosis. You might be having more pain during weather change too. This condition is treated medically. You can get relief by hot/cold fomentation, evening primrose oil capsules, vitamin Ecapsules.
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