Premature Ejaculation

One in the three men are reported to suffer from premature ejaculation. But just how premature is premature ejaculation and why does it happen? Cristen and Caroline trace its medical history from inconvenience to pharmaceutical gold mine.

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Sure, It's Treatable. But Is It a Disorder?

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Academic insights:

Female partner's perception of premature ejaculation and its impact on relationship breakups, relationship quality, and sexual satisfaction. Burri, A. et al. Journal of Sexual Medicine. September 2014.

Premature ejaculation and erectile dysfunction prevalence and attitudes in the Asia-Pacific region. McMahon, CG; Lee, G.; Adaikan, PG. Journal of Sexual Medicine. February 2012.

Premature ejaculation: A review. Gajjala, Sukumar Reddy and Khalidi, Azheel. Indian Journal of Sexually Transmitted Diseases and AIDS. 2014.;year=2014;volume=35;issue=2;spage=92;epage=95;aulast=Gajjala

Sexual dysfunction in an Internet sample of U.S. men who have sex with men. Hirschfield, S. et al. Journal of Sexual Medicine. September 2010.

The global online sexual survey (GOSS): The United States of America in 2011. Chapter III -- Premature ejaculation among English-speaking male Internet users. Shaeer, O. Journal of Sexual Medicine. July 2013.

Topics in this Podcast: sex, sexual health, men's health