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How effective are supplements in treating premature ejaculation?

Ian Kerner, PhD
Sexual Health
Do a quick Internet search or check your spam email folder and you’ll find all sorts of claims touting various herbs and other supplements as fast, easy treatments for premature ejaculation (PE). No doubt, there’s something appealing about popping a pill to solve your problems, particularly when that pill is “all natural.” Supplements for PE typically include passionflower, yohimbe, B vitamins, griffonia seeds, and other ingredients that allegedly improve male sexual dysfunction and promote your body’s production of serotonin. Some of these products promise increased stamina within just 24 hours.

The bottom line: Sound too good to be true? It is. Despite manufacturer’s claims, there’s no good clinical evidence to support the use of such supplements. Remember, just because a product is natural doesn’t mean it’s safe. Some herbs and vitamins can interact with certain medications and we don’t always know enough about their potential side effects.
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