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Can alcohol cause delayed ejaculation?

Madeleine M. Castellanos, MD
Psychiatry
A small amount of alcohol may put you in the mood for sex, but larger quantities can impair not only a man's ability to achieve and maintain an erection, but his ability to ejaculate as well. This is because alcohol is a central nervous system depressant and slows down brain activity that is needed to achieve orgasm.

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