PreventionBy Mayo Clinic staff
Because it can happen for a number of physical and psychological reasons, no one strategy can prevent delayed ejaculation. But taking these steps may help:
- Spend more time with your partner to increase intimacy.
- Limit or avoid the use of alcohol.
- Don't use illegal drugs, such as marijuana.
- Stop using tobacco.
- Exercise regularly.
- Take steps to reduce or better manage stress.
- Get enough sleep.
- Get help for anxiety or depression.
- Make sure you're getting the treatment you need for any chronic health problems.
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