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Possible to reduce refractory period after orgasm/ejaculation?
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Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine
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In brief: Specifically, No
Refractory periods are going to vary from person to person and by age (longer as you get older).
You may be able to achieve your shortest personal refractory time by maintaining a healthy lifestyle (eating right), staying fit (interval training, cardio), and early/vigilant treatment of medical problems (particularly those that affect blood vessels - blood pressure, diabetes, cholesterol, etc.).

In brief: Specifically, No
Refractory periods are going to vary from person to person and by age (longer as you get older).
You may be able to achieve your shortest personal refractory time by maintaining a healthy lifestyle (eating right), staying fit (interval training, cardio), and early/vigilant treatment of medical problems (particularly those that affect blood vessels - blood pressure, diabetes, cholesterol, etc.).
Dr. James Eitner
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Dr. James Eitner
There are some early studies on prolactin (a hormone in the body) and its effect on refactory periods, but there has not been anything conclusive, yet. On average at 18, refractory period is about 15 minutes. However, marathon sex sessions does not mean constant intercourse. There are other things to do while you are waiting for it.
Dr. James Eitner
You can also stay hard longer by avoiding ejaculation and thereby lengthen your session.
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
In brief: Reduce refractory ..
One possibility is to continue the stimulation ( thrusting or touching the penis with the vulva) despite poor or no erection before you feel to go to sleep.
Other possibility is to take ssris ( some antidepressants of the family of prozac) 4 hrs before sex to have delayed eyaculation so you dont have to look for two sexual sessions in one night.

In brief: Reduce refractory ..
One possibility is to continue the stimulation ( thrusting or touching the penis with the vulva) despite poor or no erection before you feel to go to sleep.
Other possibility is to take ssris ( some antidepressants of the family of prozac) 4 hrs before sex to have delayed eyaculation so you dont have to look for two sexual sessions in one night.
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
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Dr. James Eitner
If the patient is having a problem with premature ejaculation, interfering with the initiation of intercourse, an SSRI might be indicated. But to promote its use in a healthy individual is inappropriate and subjects the patient to more risk than benefit (one risk being the loss of libido (lack of desire to have sex)). Physicians should not be promoting the misuse or recreational use of drugs.
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