If there are problems in the bedroom, you’re not alone. A conservative estimate suggests that 31% of men experience sex problems. But owing to the nature of sex problems, and that many men hesitate to speak of them, that number could be much higher.
Male enhancement is a generic term for products and techniques that benefit the penis, either to increase penis size or to boost performance. While male enhancement is a broad label that applies to a variety of products, this article defines it as products that increase sexual performance with natural ingredients and botanicals.
On a related note, sexual dysfunction is a comprehensive label that describes problems with sexual function, including with desire, arousal or orgasm, in men and women. In men that’s often premature ejaculation or erectile dysfunction.
There is evidence to suggest that male enhancement might treat both problems. Let’s look at three male enhancement products that might relieve these common issues that men face.
The Problem: Premature Ejaculation
What It Is: Premature ejaculation is a condition in which a man ejaculates earlier than he or his partner would like.
Causes: As with most forms of sexual dysfunction, premature ejaculation has many causes, but psychological issues, including stress, depression or anxiety about performance are common causes. Physical causes of premature ejaculation are also common, with low levels of serotonin being a possible factor in many cases.
Common Treatments: The squeeze technique is a common remedy for premature ejaculation, and with practice, often leads to better control. To perform this exercise, pull your penis out of your partner’s vagina or anus right as you’re about to orgasm. Then squeeze (or have your partner squeeze) the head of your penis with your thumb and forefinger, stopping the orgasm. Wait 20 to 30 seconds and resume activity. Repeat several times before you ejaculate.
Some doctors prescribe selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), including Zoloft, Paxil and Prozac, to delay ejaculation, though some anti-depressants cause erectile dysfunction. Moreover, medications merely delay orgasm and don’t treat the underlying causes of premature ejaculation.
How Male Enhancement Might Help: A semen volume enhancer is an enhancement pill that boosts semen production. With more semen to expel, the muscles involved in the orgasm process contract faster and with more intensity. With time and practice, a semen volume enhancer like Semenax may increase ejaculate and give the user more orgasm control.
Unlike medications, a semen volume enhancer contains natural ingredients that may boost sexual health.
The Problem: Erectile Dysfunction
What It Is: Erectile Dysfunction is an inability to get or sustain an erection.
Causes: Physical causes of erectile dysfunction include ageing, kidney failure, lifestyle (especially smoking), some diseases, including diabetes and multiple sclerosis, surgery and Peyronie’s disease.
Some medications, including anti-depressant SSRIs can cause ED.
Psychological causes of ED include performance anxiety, stress, depression and personality disorders.
Common Treatments: Cessation of smoking and other lifestyle modifications, including diet and less alcohol consumption can often reduce ED.
When medications are responsible, switching medication or taking a lower dose (upon doctor approval) can sometimes reduce ED.
Prescription medications, including Viagra, Cialis and Levitra are widely used to treat erectile dysfunction, but these do not treat the causes of ED, they simply produce an erection on demand and usually consist of one pill per “session”.
Prescription ED pills also come with a concerning list of side effects, including blurry vision, hearing loss and heart problems.
How Male Enhancement Might Help: There are several enhancement solutions for erectile dysfunction, but an enhancement cream or oil offers the most immediate results.
An enhancement cream, like VigRX Oil, delivers vital nutrients, including ginkgo biloba, Asian ginseng and muira pauma, directly to the penile tissue and produce an erection typically within a minute of application. While they don’t treat the causes of ED, creams and oils come with no reported side effects and offer instant arousal and staying power when it’s needed.
As a long-term solution for erectile dysfunction, a penis pill is formulated to infuse the male reproductive system with the nutrients needed for sexual health and virility. Think of a penis pill like an herbal Viagra; they’re designed to produce a stronger, harder erection with increased stamina and intense orgasms. But give all male enhancement pills at least three months to take effect.