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How are dopamine and serotonin linked to premature ejaculation?

Ian Kerner, PhD
Sexual Health
The brains of guys with premature ejaculation (PE) may be wired to have less serotonin-related activity and more dopamine-related activity, which makes them more susceptible to PE. The best way to manage PE through brain chemistry is to raise serotonin while lowering dopamine during sexual activity.
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