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How helpful are kegel exercises for preventing premature ejaculation?
Pelvic muscle weakness in men often results in the inability to control ejaculation. In such cases, kegel exercises can increase the strength of the pelvic muscles. Regular kegels bolster the pubococcygeus muscle, which is responsible for retaining ejaculation and urination. Thereby, it rehabilitates the pelvic floor muscles. • Identifying Pelvic Muscles: While urinating, stop in the middle or contract the muscles as though you're trying to prevent the passage of wind. Pelvic floor muscles are involved in such activities. • Practicing till Perfect: Contract your pelvic floor muscles and hold for three seconds, before relaxing for another three seconds. Repeat this activity a few times consecutively to strengthen your pelvic muscles. • Performing Slow Kegels: Begin by tightening your pelvic floor muscles and maintain this position for five to six seconds. Now let go, and relax for another five to six seconds. Repeat this contraction and relaxation technique a few times. Perform each contraction in a slow and controlled manner. Do the rounds for ten times, if possible. However, never force yourself if you feel uncomfortable. Over time, extend the contraction and relaxation motion between eight to ten seconds. Perform your pelvic set thrice a day with ten repetitions in each set. Please note that breath work isn't really essential in pelvic floor exercises. So, you should focus on breathing freely while doing these exercises. In time, kegel exercises will help to improve your problem of premature ejaculation by strengthening your pelvic floor muscles.
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