Premature ejaculation is much more common than most men think. Around half of all men have suffered from premature ejaculation. Research was recently carried out by netdoctor.com. Their survey of several thousand British males found that approximately 10 per cent of them said that they often or sometimes had this trouble.
Due to the nature of this topic and the embarrassment some men feel about approaching anyone to help them, this sexual dysfunction can go untreated. Suffering over a long period of time can cause more psychological damage to sufferers and can have a knock on effect on their partners. The helplessness they feel is compounded by the embarrassment which makes men feel very unhappy and frustrated.
It is unknown what causes premature ejaculation. There are several different theories including that it is due to evolution as early man had to impregnate a woman as fast as he could. Another theory is that it is due to being in a state of anxiety brought about by mental conditioning about sex.
One of the many benefits of Kegel exercises men can do is as a treatment for premature ejaculation. The PC muscles allow a man greater control over the process of ejaculation. Men suffering from premature ejaculation often have weak PC muscles. Kegel exercises are also advantageous for young men suffering from premature ejaculation as it can often improve the psychological causes as they start to have greater control over their ejaculations.
Through practice and mastery of Kegel exercises men can learn how to relax their PC muscle during intercourse which will lengthen the amount of time before they climax. It is also said that by mastering Kegel exercises men can climax more than once.