Premature ejaculation is a condition where a man ejaculates too quickly and reaches orgasms well before their partner’s preferences. Ejaculation happens without any control over it.
Premature ejaculation is caused mainly due to psychological issues like anxiety, stress, etc. Some biological and physiological factors may also exist, causing premature ejaculation.
Symptoms of Premature Ejaculation
Some of the commonly observed symptoms of premature ejaculation include
- Ejaculation with low control and even with just little sexual stimulation
- Decreased pleasure
- Unable to delay ejaculation
Food to cure premature ejaculation
Here is a list of foods that can help you treat premature ejaculation by increasing blood flow, reducing stress levels, etc.
Carrots: rich in beta-carotene and antioxidants, both help increase them in increasing blood flow in the penis. They increase libido and also increase control of ejaculation.
To maximize results, eat carrots with honey and egg.
Alternatively, you can have it as a snack in between meals or include it in your diet.
Ashwagandha: the ayurvedic herb is extensively used for improving men’s sexual health. It improves blood flow to the genitals, decreases anxiety and stress, increases libido, and improves sexual stamina. Furthermore, it is utilized for treating sexual disorders such as erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation, etc. if using ashwagandha tablets, take 300-500mg tablets after meals with either milk or water. If taking a powder, take the prescribed amount of ashwagandha in a glass of water or milk. Read this blog to know more about ashwagandha and its importance in improving performance.
Avocado: rich in vitamins such as Vitamin B, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, and minerals such as zinc, all known to improve sexual performance. Avocado increases blood circulation in your genitals. Add them to your salad or even add them to your sandwiches.
Garlic: it is an aphrodisiac and helps in prolonging ejaculation. Garlic is known for its anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties, but it also improves blood flow and premature ejaculation. Walnuts contain high amounts of omega 3 fatty acids, antioxidants, fats, vitamins, and minerals. It can help in increasing sperm count and its motility. You can either add to your salad or have soaked walnuts every morning on an empty stomach.
Dark chocolate: Chocolates are natural aphrodisiacs and contain an active compound called anandamide which helps in improving mood. Chocolates also contain arginine, which increases libido and sexual desire. Dark chocolate also has a positive impact on dopamine and serotonin levels which can reduce stress and anxiety.
Asparagus: Asparagus is a vitamin A rich food that controls testosterone levels. It also is rich in vitamin C, which is essential to increase sperm count. You can either include it in your diet routine or even boil the roots with milk to drink twice a day.
Watermelon: citrulline, a phytonutrient found in watermelon, improves libido. The phytonutrient is a vasodilator and can prolong erections. It contains lycopene and beta carotene, which will enhance sexual performance. Add it to your daily diet. Have it as a juice or fruit salad.
Green onion: green onions are aphrodisiacs and decrease premature ejaculation. Seeds of green onion are known to increase sexual stamina. They are also helpful to prolong sexual performance. Include it in your everyday diet by sprinkling some onion seeds in salads, sandwiches, etc.
Crush a few onion seeds using mortar and pestle and add them to a glass of water. You can drink this three times a day.
Alternatively, you can also use white onions to strengthen your genitals.
Bananas: Rich in potassium w=that helps in improving blood circulation. Banana synthesis, an enzyme called bromelain, helps in enhancing sexual desire and also treats premature ejaculation. The high amounts of potassium present in it builds endurance, increases stamina, and increases sperm count. Bananas should be a must-have item in your fruit salad, or take at least 2-4 bananas a day.
Ginger and honey: both are known to be aphrodisiacs and also increase libido. Together they can improve overall sexual performance. Ginger increases blood flow in the body and also in penile tissues. It helps in controlling ejaculation and also to maintain an erection. Take half a teaspoon of grated ginger, mix it with honey. Take this before sleeping.
Oats: Oats can increase serotonin levels which help in decreasing anxiety and stress levels. Stress and anxiety are the most common reasons for premature ejaculation and erectile dysfunction.
Kiwi and Guava: both fruits are rich in vitamin C and decrease premature ejaculation significantly. Kiwi is rich in antioxidants which can fight cell damage and also oxidative stress. Guava is rich in Vitamin A, which improves ejaculation duration.
Food to avoid to cure premature ejaculation
Below is a general list of types of foods to avoid curing premature ejaculation.
Junk food: eating lots of junk food frequently can increase cholesterol levels, cause hormonal imbalance and impact sexual wellness.
Sugar: although sugars give instant energy, they are not long-lasting. Taking energy foods that slowly release energy is good for improving sexual performance. Taking too much sugar can also increase unhealthy fat and impact your sexual performance.
Starchy foods: starchy foods increase blood sugar levels rapidly and also decrease them rapidly. Gluten foods reduce digestion and also affect performance.
Foods with chemical preservatives: additives and preservation in packed food impact sexual performance and cause cancer.
Avoid smoking and excessive alcohol: smoking and drinking are associated with many sexual disorders such as premature ejaculation and erectile dysfunction.
Premature ejaculation can be majorly due to psychological reasons such as anxiety and stress. But there can be genetic and physiological reasons too. Taking foods rich in Vitamin C, Vitamin A, beta carotene, zinc, etc., are known to improve sexual wellness and cure sexual dysfunctions such as premature ejaculation and erectile dysfunction. I hope this article is helpful and provided enough insights on what foods to include in your diet to treat premature ejaculation.