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Nightfall - 10 Ways You Can Control It!

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Mr.Nitin Sharma 91% (130ratings)
BASM, NDYSE, Mater of Yoga
Sexologist, Allahabad  •  22years experience
Nightfall - 10 Ways You Can Control It!

Nightfall or nocturnal emissions is a common problem among men. It affects men of all ages, however, men between the age of 18 to 30 are the most affected. Nightfall, also called swapnadosh in Ayurveda refers to involuntary ejaculation during the night or early morning hours. This discharge of semen during sleep is usually attributed to hormonal changes in the body. With the onset of puberty, hormonal changes along with sexual desires evoke stimulation and may lead to nightfall

Apart from hormonal changes, masturbation is considered another reason for nightfall problem. Watching pornography and engaging in sexual chats especially at night may contribute to the nightfall problem. Erotic and sexual dreams common at adolescent age also lead to problems of nightfall.

Nightfall is generally considered harmless and gets treated when the hormonal balance is regained. However, many of its symptoms and consequences need attention. Symptoms requiring medical attention include pain in testicles, gastric complaints, indigestion, fatigue and lack of concentration can create issues in social life. Nightfall at a younger age may also lead to an underdeveloped penis.

This nightfall problem has an even bigger psychological and social bearing. Men suffering from nightfall feel embarrassed and try to find ways to control nightfall. They are anxious over their situation which interferes with their normal social functioning including socializing and making relationships. Thus, its treatment is usually a two-pronged approach to psychological and medical.

Follow Tips to Control & Stop Nightfall

Yes, You can control nightfall problem from different ways such as exercise, yoga, natural medicines, and by following given below tips:

  1. Nightfall mostly occurs in an excited state. Practice relaxation techniques like deep breathing and meditation.
  2. Avoid watching sexually explicit content at night and listen to soothing music instead.
  3. Bottle gourd juice is believed to be effective in controlling nightfall as it cools the body.
  4. Research has shown that men with an inactive lifestyle are prone to this problem. Brisk walk and exercise for at least 45 minutes daily. Exercise also helps to channelize our energy positively.
  5. Anxiety, depression, and stress can worsen the problem and diminish the effects of treatment. Try to stay calm and positive and refrain from continuously worrying and overthinking.
  6. The inability to control one’s thoughts and emotions is also believed to be a cause for nightfall. You can do Yoga, some exercises that helps in controlling nightfall issues. Even meditation offer effective ways of self-control and discipline and have a powerful impact on the mind.
  7. A warm shower before going to bed is effective in preventing erotic dreams.
  8. Sage tea is also believed to have soothing and calming properties and helps in controlling this nightfall problem.
  9. Herbs like ashwagandha, Triphala powder, or shilajit are proven Ayurvedic remedies to control nightfall. Their regular use not only cures nightfall but also helps restore lost strength and vitality.
  10. A healthy and nutritious diet is strongly recommended to prevent weakness and other symptoms associated with the problem. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Sexologist.

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