What is Ejaculation Meaning?

Ejaculation is a normal physiological process that controls the ANS (Autonomic Nervous System). Ejaculation has two essential phases: 

  • 1. Emission
  • 2. Expulsion

Emission is followed by expulsion. Ejaculation climax results in emission that is the semen ejection through the urethra.

The body organs that are involved in the process of ejaculation include: 

  • 1. Distal epididymis
  • 2. Vas deferens
  • 3. Seminal vesicle
  • 4. Prostate
  • 5. Prostatic urethra
  • 6. Bladder neck

Premature Ejaculation Meaning

Premature ejaculation is the phenomenon of semen release sooner than the critical period for sexual activity or desires. It has been defined as the inability to control the ejaculatory reflex completely.

Ejaculation After Male Circumcision

According to the research published in IJIR (International Journal of Impotence Research), circumcision in adults has a role in improving the ejaculatory functions of men, especially those facing the problem of premature ejaculation.

Ejaculation Disorders

The 3 main types of ejaculation problems are:

  • 1. Premature ejaculation
  • 2. Delayed ejaculation.
  • 3. Retrograde ejaculation.

Causes of Premature Ejaculation

  • 1. Prostate problems
  • 2. Thyroid problems – an abnormally functioning thyroid gland.
  • 3. Use of recreational drugs

Common psychological causes include:

  • 1. Stress and Depression
  • 2. Relationship problems
  • 3. Anxiety about performing first time in a sexual relationship. 
  • 4. A bad experience or previous problems in sexual performance

Premature ejaculation treatment

Ways for treating premature ejaculation on your own:

  • 1. Masturbating 1-2 hours before sex
  • 2. Using a thick condom to help decrease sensation
  • 3. Take a deep breath to pause the ejaculatory reflex (an automatic reflex for ejaculation)
  • 4. Having sex with partner on top
  • 5. Taking breaks between sex and having boring thoughts 

Couples therapy

The therapist can be consulted to

  • 1. Encourage couples explore their relationship problems and giving suggestions and advices to resolve.
  • 2. Teaching  the couples about the techniques that help retain ejaculation (examples of such techniques are the “squeeze technique” and “stop-go technique”)

Antidepressants (SSRIs)

SSRIs (Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors) are being used for tackling depression and delay ejaculation for desirable sexual act. SSRIs used for this purpose include: Paroxetine, sertraline, fluoxetine

Delayed Ejaculation

A form of sexual dysfunction in men marks the inability to have an appropriate ejaculation. It can be classified as

  • 1. An unsatisfactory delay in ejaculation or
  • 2. No ejaculation at all whenever a man wants to have a normal erection.

Causes of delay in ejaculation

Psychological factors

Some of the psychological factors associated with delayed ejaculation:

  • 1. Sexual trauma
  • 2. Strict upbringing
  • 3. Relationship problems
  • 4. Stress
  • 5. Depression.

Physical factors

  • 1. Diabetes (example; type 1 diabetes)
  • 2. Injuries in the spinal cord
  • 3. Multiple sclerosis
  • 4. Surgery of the prostate gland or bladder
  • 5. Increasing age

Medications Causing Delayed Ejaculation:

  • 1. Antidepressants 
  • 2. Medicines for High blood pressure
  • 3. Painkillers
  • 4. Antipsychotics

How to delay ejaculation?

Measures to delay ejaculation: 

  • 1. Trying masturbation before sex
  • 2. Condom made of thick latex material may help decrease sensation
  • 3. Taking a deep breath to shut down the ejaculatory reflex briefly

Side effects of Excessive Ejaculation

  • 1. Fatigue
  • 2. Weakness
  • 3. Early ejaculation
  • 4. It may inhibit sexual activities with the partner
  • 5. Injury to the penis
  • 6. Vision changes
  • 7. Lower back pain
  • 8. Testicular pain

Ayurvedic medicine for premature ejaculation

  • 1. Kaunch beej
  • 2. Kamini vidrawan ras
  • 3. Yauvanamrit vati

These ayurvedic medicines come in the capsular form and can be taken with warm water twice a day or as the doctors recommend.

Chinese herbal medication to treat premature ejaculation

  • 1. Yimusake tablets
  • 2. Qilin pills

Exercise for premature ejaculation

  • 1. Pelvic floor exercises: To strengthen pelvic floor muscles, these exercises help control ejaculatory reflex and premature ejaculation. 
  • 2. Try contracting pelvic floor muscles while lying on the floor for at least 3- 5 seconds, and then relax for 3-5 seconds. Do such practice 10- 12 times in a row.

Topical medication for treating premature ejaculation 

  • 1. Premature ejaculation wipes: Contains benzocaine and reduces penile sensation as topical anesthesia works by blocking sodium channels responsible for penile sensations. 
  • 2. Topical creams: Have numbing agents t reduce sensation and eventually delay ejaculation. The cream must be applied to the penile structure 10-15 minutes before intercourse. 
  • 3. Lidocaine spray: Desensitizes the penis thus decreasing its hypersensitivity and is sprayed 15 minutes before having sex. 
  • 4. Condoms for climax control: Condoms that can decline sensitivity help prevent early ejaculation. These may have thicker latex with a numbing agent.

Home remedies for premature ejaculation

Dietary changes

Various metal ions essential for functioning different enzymes and proteins involved in maintaining sexual health include magnesium, zinc, and others present in fruits and vegetables. They must be included in the diet: 

  • 1. Spinach
  • 2. Kidney beans
  • 3. Chickpeas
  • 4. Pumpkin seeds
  • 5. Garlic
  • 6. Sesame seeds
  • 7. Peas
  • 8. Beef and lamb
  • 9. Soybeans
  • 10. Wheat germ cereal
  • 11. Almonds
  • 12. Yogurt
  • 13. Dark chocolate
  • 14. Oysters

When to see a doctor?

If men observe ejaculation sooner than they desire, it becomes a matter of concern and should be consulted with a urologist.

The situation may get complicated; most sexual encounters are unsatisfactory because of early ejaculation.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is ejaculation in simple words?

Ejaculation means to release or eject body fluid like semen from the body. It occurs in males after sexual stimulation.

Does ejaculation mean sperm?

No, ejaculation means the release of semen that contain sperms and seminal plasma from the penis (a male reproductive organ)

What happens during ejaculation in man?

During ejaculation, two processes occur, one after the other. Firstly, the emission of sperms from the testes (the production site of sperms) occurs via the urethra (a tube in the penis). Secondly, the transported sperms and seminal plasma is ejaculated or propelled from the opening of the penis.

What is the process of ejaculation?

The process of ejaculation consists of emission and expulsion controlled by ANS (autonomic nervous system). The process occurs in a man who is sexually aroused enough to relax and open up the penis. Continued penis stimulation of penis eventually causes ejaculation.

At what age males can impregnate a girl?

The age at which a boy can make a girl pregnant starts from 11 to 14 years. It is the age when they start producing sperm at puberty.

At what age are males most fertile?

Males are most fertile at the age of 22 to 25 years. Therefore, it has been recommended for males to have children before the age of 35 years.

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