Do you want to last longer in bed? If yes, you are not alone. A recent survey shows that Premature ejaculation affects 20-30 percent of men.

Many men with this problem are clueless about how to address it. So they end up trying different products and hope they work. 

Presently, there are a handful of tried and tested methods to address and manage premature ejaculation. This article is going to unveil some of them. 

To get better results, you may have to apply many of the tips discussed below. Also, you may have to make some lifestyle changes and build healthy habits. 

Effective Tips to last longer in Bed 


This is an effective way to address premature ejaculation. You may need lots of practice to Edge properly. At this point, you are likely wondering what edging is. Well, edging is a technique whereby you stimulate yourself to close to orgasm and then stop until the feeling has faded away. 

Learning how to edge isn’t as difficult as you think, all you have to do is to follow the steps below. Note that you can practice edging on your own or while having sex with your partner. 

Start and stop method

  • Penetrate your partner or masturbate 
  • Pause sex or masturbation when you feel you are going to finish
  • Allow things to calm down a bit 
  • Repeat the process. 

Squeeze method

  • Penetrate your partner 
  • Pause sex and squeeze the head of your penis when you feel like you are going to finish. 
  • Allow things to calm down a bit and repeat the process. 

Introduce sex toys into your bedroom 

Sex toys can make things more interesting in the bedroom.  Even more, they can help bridge the gap between when you finish and when your mate does. There are different varieties of sex toys that couples can explore until they see what works for them. So, if for example, your partner is into Clitoria stimulation, you can use a bullet vibrator to stimulate her close to orgasm and before penetration. Note that you can also use sex toys like a nipple sucker during foreplay. 

Using thick condoms can help you last longer in bed

If you have been using regular condoms all this while, you should consider switching to thicker ones, as they will help you longer. Thicker condoms can help reduce the sensation you feel during penetration. So, it will take a lot longer for you to ejaculate. 

Lose weight 

Obese men are twice as likely to experience premature ejaculation than men who are fit. So if you are overweight, you should hit the gym or exercise at home. 

A 2017 study, found that people who have 3 or more of the issues listed below are more likely to suffer from premature ejaculation. 

  • High blood pressure 
  • High blood triglycerides 
  • High bloood suger levels 
  • Waist circumferences that are above 40
  • Low amount of good cholesterol 

Note that health conditions like diabetes and high blood pressure are associated with Premature ejaculation and erectile dysfunction. So treating the root source of the problem may help address the issue. 

Dietary changes 

Do you know that the foods that make up your diet can affect your sexual performance? Regularly eating processed foods like fries, and pizza and drinking energy drinks and alcoholic beverages can kill your bedroom game. 

Eating foods like fenugreek can increase your free testosterone level. This, thus, is going to make you last longer in bed. Below are some other foods that can help.

  • Walnut 
  • Garlic 
  • Dark chocolate 
  • Lentils 
  • Eggs 
  • Celery 
  •  Asparagus 
  • Spinach 
  • Bananas 
  • Carrot
  • Avocado
  • Watermelons 

Be sure to consult your doctor before making any diet change, especially if you are on any medication or supplement. 

Certain medications can help you last longer in bed 

Certain antidepressants can help treat premature ejaculation. While these medications are effective, it is worth noting that they take a while to start working. Also, they have side effects like low libido, dizziness, erectile dysfunction, and drowsiness. 

Final note 

Following the tips discussed in this article can go a long way to help you last longer in bed. Always remember that your dietary choices can have a huge impact on your sexual performance. So cut down the amount of processed foods you consume and start eating healthy. And if after your best efforts, you still don’t see any significant result, you should consult your doctor to find out what is wrong. As mentioned above, certain health conditions can cause Premature ejaculation.