The word “yoga” comes from a Sanskrit word “yuj” meaning to join, or in other words union. It refers to a harmonious union of the mind, body, and spirit resulting to fully harnessing the body’s energy. Sex is energy, and yoga is hugely beneficial to the body’s overall health including sexual health. There are studies that found yoga not only boost sexual function but also improve fertility in both men1 and women.
Most people practice yoga particularly in the West exercise, recreational and spiritual purposes. Today, although yoga comes from the East, many people in the West are now into practicing yoga for the purposes mentioned. Western medicine is now beginning to recognize and embrace its potential as part of treatments for patients especially those suffering from pain.
When it comes to sexual function, it is a valuable method for boosting sexual health, too. One study2 concluded that yoga seems to be an effective method of boosting all domains of sexual function in men including fertility boost mentioned earlier. Another study3 also found it has similar benefits on women, which can be a good addition on ways to boosting female orgasm.
Yoga Is Beneficial For Prostate Health
Drinking green tea is considered a good way of preventing prostate cancer. The same is true with having frequent orgasms and taking quality supplements. But do you know that yoga has positive impact on prostate health, too? A study 4 published in the Integrative Cancer Therapies found promising results.
A structured yoga intervention of twice-weekly classes is feasible for PC patients during a 6- to 9-week course of outpatient radiotherapy. Preliminary results are promising, showing stable measurements in fatigue, sexual health…
Yoga On Men With Premature Ejaculation
Premature ejaculation is one of the prevalent sexual issues in men. In this condition, a man experience an uncontrollable ejaculation and ejaculates even before vaginal insertion. Fortunately, Kegels exercise can help men with premature ejaculation. The same exercise is also helpful in reversing erectile dysfunction.
The good news, yoga can also be used as part of improving and even overcoming premature ejaculation according to this study5. This means that men now have natural alternatives to overcoming premature ejaculation. The conclusion of the study;
Yoga appears to be a feasible, safe, effective and acceptable nonpharmacological option for PE(premature ejaculation)
Of course, as always researchers suggested more studies should conducted in the future.
- Male reproductive health and yoga ↩
- Yoga in male sexual functioning: a noncomparative pilot study. ↩
- Effects of yoga on sexual function in women with metabolic syndrome: a randomized controlled trial. ↩
- Yoga Intervention for Patients With Prostate Cancer Undergoing External Beam Radiation Therapy: A Pilot Feasibility Study ↩
- Yoga in premature ejaculation: a comparative trial with fluoxetine. ↩