Need to Talk? Email Someone Now

IF YOU NEED SOMEONE TO LISTEN….MAIL US NOW

We will provide you with emotional support using e-mail:

  • jo@samaritans.org Send Standard E-mail to The Samaritans

Your E-Mail address is known.

  • samaritans@anon.twwells.com Get help by Anonymous E-mail to The Samaritans.

Your E-mail address is kept confidential from us.

Or you can telephone us on

  • 0345 90 90 90 in the UK and Northern Ireland
  • 1850 60 90 90 in the Republic of Ireland

This service is available 24 hours a day, every day of the year. Calls on both numbers are charged at the local rate.

The Samaritans listen in total confidence without judgement, whatever your situation.

See our Frequently Asked Question (FAQ) page for more details.

Frequently asked questions about The Samaritans and the e-mail service

Contents

  1. What service do you offer?
  2. Are you a religious group?
  3. How did you start?
  4. Are you Confidential?
  5. I’m worried that my friend, etc. may be suicidal
  6. Are there other suicide helplines?
  7. How are you funded?
  8. Do you have WWW pages? Why can’t I telnet to you, etc. ?
  9. Can I help?
  10. What information can you give me about…?
  11. Do you keep records?
  12. Will my messages always be answered by the same person?
  13. What is your phone number ?
  14. What is your national/international structure?
  15. How do I get an updated version of this FAQ?
  16. What E-Mail address should I use for non-urgent items?
  17. What sort of people are Samaritans?
  18. Do many people use you?
  19. Can I use PGP encryption in messages to you?
  20. What format should I use to mail you?

1. What service do you offer?

The Samaritans’ aim is to provide emotional support to anyone feeling despairing or suicidal. We believe that everyone has the right to control their own destiny – including the right to end their life. We won’t tell you what to do and we don’t judge – we are here to offer confidential emotional support. In the UK and Ireland, Samaritan Branches are open for telephone calls 24 hours every day of the year and for visitors during the daytime. We also respond to e-mail every day.


2. Are you a religious group?

No. Our name is an historical accident. When The Daily Mirror first found out about our service, they said “Thank goodness for these good samaritans”.


3. How did you start?

The Samaritans was set up in 1953, in London. We now have over 200 Branches in the UK and Ireland and are affiliated to Befrienders International who have Branches in many countries. E-Mail access was started in July 1994 from Cheltenham, UK where the idea originated.


4. Are you Confidential?

The Samaritans offers absolute confidentiality. There are no exceptions. What our callers say or write to us never goes beyond The Samaritans – whatever the circumstances, the callers age, or state of mind. Our policy of absolute confidentiality also means that, if asked, we will neither confirm nor deny whether someone is in contact with us. The confidentiality lasts for ever : even after death. The Police and other agencies understand and accept our total confidentiality.

While we guarantee our confidentiality, we cannot be responsible for the medium you use to reach us. Phones can be bugged, or lines can get crossed. If we ever discovered such problems, you may be sure that we would take vigorous steps to stop it.

One way of increasing your security on E-mail is to send to us via one of the “Anonymous Servers”. These strip your identity from a message and replace it with an anonymous ID number (to which we can reply). The easiest way to do this is to send your message to samaritans@anon.twwells.com and it will (after a delay) reach us with your ID removed. For more information, send blank mail to help@anon.twwells.com which should result in an automatically generated message explaining how to use them. A disadvantage of these services is that they can be very slow.


5. I’m worried that my friend, etc. may be suicidal

Please make contact! We will often be willing to offer our support to potentially suicidal people referred to us by others. If we do make contact, our confidentiality rule will mean that we cannot tell you what they said.


6. Are there other suicide helplines?

There are many helplines available for all sorts of issues. In the UK and the Republic of Ireland The Samaritans is the unique helpline for people in crisis who may be considering suicide. The Samaritans is unique because it is available 24 hours a day, every day of the year, it is confidential, non judgemental and entirely free. Of course, you don’t have to be suicidal to call The Samaritans. If you’re worried about something, feel upset or confused, or you just want to talk to someone, The Samaritans wants to hear from you.


7. How are you funded?

The Samaritans is funded almost entirely by charitable donations – money from the general public, charitable trusts, companies and so on. Although it costs no more than the price of a phone call to reach The Samaritans, each Branch must pay for publicity, volunteer training, heating, lighting, and of course phone bills as we often call back people who may have run out of change in a call box. Each Branch is an independent charity and is responsible for raising its own running costs and recruiting its own volunteers. There is also a national Headquarters, called The General Office of The Samaritans which manages national publicity, advertising, fundraising, training and communication between all the Branches of The Samaritans. Centrally it costs £8 million to pay for these areas and we rely very heavily on donations from the public. If you would like further information on supporting The Samaritans through a donation write to us at the General Office. If you’re in the UK and would like to make a donation by credit card, call 01753 819009.


8. Do you have WWW pages? Why can’t I telnet to you, etc. ?

Access is currently limited to this Web site and Internet E-mail. This is always answered by real human volunteers, there are no “automatic” responses. Samaritans are carefully selected and trained in the care of the suicidal and despairing.

Other Internet techniques such as Telnet, or “anonymous ftp” will not work. The “Whois” service from InterNIC should show who we are. The contacts listed by “whois” are not Samaritan volunteers.


9. Can I help?

Direct support of callers to us is restricted to members of The Samaritans (or BI affiliates) in branches participating in the scheme. We know it would be technically feasible to use geographically remote volunteers just as it would be possible to do something similar with our telephone work. However, in the interests of volunteer support, confidentiality and the quality of service all calls for help are received by volunteers who are physically present at our Branches.

The Samaritans urgently needs more volunteers so that we can answer all the calls for help from people in crisis. There is a range of ways you can get involved; by volunteering to train as a “listening” volunteer – you’ll be carefully prepared before going on the phones and will be fully supported once you start as a “listening” volunteer. You can also help out as a “fundraising” volunteer by taking part in sponsored events, shaking a collecting tin in the street etc. Or perhaps you would prefer to help out more generally, perhaps by offering your skills as a designer, accountant, public speaker etc.

Please give this service and our address jo@samaritans.org publicity. There are tens of millions of people in the world who can reach us via E-mail. Thousands of them are probably feeling suicidal. Can you get this posted to a BBS? How about a notice board you have access to? We have a poster available. It’s intended for the computer room door, computer shops etc. It is available electronically for you to print out. The format is a zip file containing Windows Write™ and Word™ versions, which you can download from here. Postscript format is available too. Just mail us and ask us for it. No special syntax is required, all mail is read by human volunteers! Other formats may be available on request.

10. What information can you give me about…?

We specialise in helping the suicidal and desperate with their feelings. We do not hold an extensive database of other organisations and groups. In the UK, a better source of information may be your local Citizens Advice Bureau or local library. We do have access to telephone contact details for Branches of Befrienders International (BI) of which The Samaritans is a member. Your local phone directory may list a help line but be aware that organisations that are not members of BI may not offer the same confidentiality, non-intervention and non-evangelism.


11. Do you keep records?

We keep callers’ E-mail messages and our replies for up to 30 days to preserve continuity. We will honour requests to delete all your messages that remain on our computer. We keep statistics for a considerable period.


12. Will my messages always be answered by the same person?

No. We reply to mail daily but each individual volunteer typically replies to mail once or twice a week and will reply to all the messages received on their day. That’s why we keep messages for a short time.


13. What is your phone number ?

If you are going through a crisis or simply want to talk to someone, you can call the following numbers.

In the UK and Northern Ireland, call 0345 90 90 90 and you will get through to the nearest available Samaritans Branch. Calls are charged at the local rate.

In the Republic of Ireland, call 1850 60 90 90 and you will get through to your nearest available Samaritans Branch. Calls are charged at the local rate.

If you prefer you can call your local Branch – their number will be in the phone book or your telephone operator can put you through.


14. What is your national/international structure?

The UK organisation:

The General Office of The Samaritans,
10 The Grove,
SLOUGH,
SL1 1QP,
UK

Phone (not emergencies): +44 (1753) 532713
Fax: +44 (1753) 819004

The Samaritans is a member of:

Befrienders International,
23 Elysium Gate,
126 New Kings Road,
LONDON
SW6 4LZ,
UK


15. How do I get an updated version of this FAQ?

Mail jo@samaritans.org (or samaritans@anon.twwells.com) and ask in human language.


16. What e-mail address should I use for non-urgent items?

Use admin@samaritans.org for all mail not asking for emotional support. If you prefer to conceal your real e-mail address from us, please use samaritans@anon.twwells.com.


17. What sort of people are Samaritans?

Samaritans are unpaid volunteers who have been carefully selected and trained to offer emotional support in a crisis. There is a wide variation in age, occupation etc.


18. Do many people use you?

Yes. In 1994 alone 3,750,000 contacts were made by people in crisis. That’s one call every 9 seconds. This is why we have over 200 Branches in the UK and Ireland and why we continue to introduce new methods of contacting us such as E-mail, text telephones and our single national telephone number.


19. Can I use PGP encryption in messages to you?

Yes.

  • PGP versions 2.3 to 2.6.2 (and probably beyond) are supported.
  • Please send your public key with each message so we can send an encrypted reply.
  • Your key may contain your real e-mail address! Consider generating and using another key with user ID “Anon” for use with our anonymous server address samaritans@anon.twwells.com.
  • Some other anonymous servers cannot remail PGP messages
  • Our public key is at the bottom of this FAQ.
  • For technical information about PGP we suggest you ask on Usenet alt.security.pgp.
  • Check that your country’s laws permit you to use encryption
  • For security reasons, we may change our key from time to time.

20. What format should I use to mail you?

We accept ordinary e-mail or PGP encrypted e-mail (see section 19 above) Please don’t use UUencode, MIME attachments, graphics (or other binary) files.

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There are over 200 Samaritan centres in the UK and Ireland, and many more worldwide.

Please click here to find the one nearest you.


The Samaritans is a member of Befrienders International, the befriending movement worldwide. The organisation was founded in 1974 by Chad Varah twenty one years after he started The Samaritans in the United Kingdom. Befrienders International has a unique role to develop volunteer-resourced suicide prevention services worldwide. The estimated one million suicides which occur each year illustrate the need for such services, as do the four million contacts made to Befrienders International centres by people in emotional crisis and at risk of suicide.

Full details of Befrienders International, its’ Branches and services, are available on their website, www.befrienders.org.


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Decision-Making and Problem-Solving

Decision-Making and Problem-Solving

Life can be viewed as a constant series of decisions. Only by making rational decisions do we “take charge” of our lives. Some decisions seem unimportant but are important. For example, every minute or two we answer, by our behavior, the question: What is the best use of my time right now? (See next method.) Any one decision about the next couple of minutes of our lives may be trivial but taken altogether the cumulative effect of conscientiously making those millions of decisions determines the outcome of our lives. Likewise, some admittedly important decisions, such as mate selection, career choice, when and if to have children, and values, are often impulsively or casually made. And, some unimportant decisions (because there aren’t significant differences among the choices), such as what car or appliance to buy, are carefully made, based on precise technical data. Some decisions are made alone and others are made under tremendous social pressure, such as when to have sex, what religion to accept, and what to do socially with peers. Nevertheless, all good decision-making or problem solving methods follow the same process:

  1. Understand the problem and goals clearly, so you can consider a wide variety of alternative courses of action.
  2. The creation of many possible solutions to the problem. You can’t use an inventive solution unless it has been thought of.
  3. Collect all the conveniently available information about the probable outcome of each course of action. See if there aren’t synergistic ways of combining several promising solutions into potent solutions.
  4. Weigh the pros and cons of each course of action (solution), then decide on one that you can commit yourself to fully.

Some writers emphasize the cognitive processes of generating creative solutions, gathering expert opinions, assessing the probable outcomes of each alternative, etc. Other writers emphasize (a) the barriers to good decision-making, such as impatience with gathering data, (b) the consequences of feeling inadequate, dependent, or scared, (c) the restrictions imposed by wanting to be admired or loved, and so on. Both the right steps and the emotional pitfalls are important. I’ll summarize both.

Several types of decisions are discussed, but choosing a career serves as my example of a complex, important decision. Several useful books about career choice are cited at the end of this section, especially note the most recent Bolles (1995+) and Sinetar(1987). If you have a history of mental/emotional problems, Lavine (1996) addresses the special problems you will face.

Purposes

  • To make decisions more rationally and wisely.
  • To recognize that we really do have a choice about many important things in our lives.
  • To avoid making decisions sloppily or by default.
  • To avoid a variety of irrational ideas, false assumptions, fears, needs, and other emotions that block good decision-making.

Steps

STEP ONE: Decide if there is a problem. If so, describe and understand the problem, see some solutions, and accept the challenge to tackle the problem.

A problem well stated is half solved, according to an old adage. Perhaps the first question is: Is there a problem? No need to worry about something that never happens. Perhaps you should also ask: Am I exaggerating or minimizing the problem? If in doubt, better ask someone else. But if there are likely to be serious difficulties, then ask yourself: Are there solutions to this problem? Do I have time to do something about the problem? In short, is it a manageable, solvable problem? And, am I overly optimistic or pessimistic?

The situation may be an opportunity rather than a problem. Am I willing to accept the challenge with enthusiasm?

In chapter two, the second and third steps in self-help are designed to clarify the problem: observe how serious it is and try to understand the problem by analyzing it into five parts–behavior, emotions, skills, cognitive, and unconscious factors. Understanding the problem helps us find a solution.

Some writers have suggested that you list the forces pushing you in the desired direction and the forces restraining you from reaching your goals.
Example:

Goal Helpful forces Harmful forces
Making a 3.75
GPA
Future career plans Wanting to be in a fraternity
Parents’ encouragement Alcohol & drug use every night
Girlfriend’s studying Procrastination
Interesting instructors Lack of organization & drive
Good intellectual ability Not wanting to test ability

It is clear that the problem of making a 3.75 or better can not be understood without considering many variables. Most problems are equally complex. The solutions will surely involve trying to strengthen the helpful forces and weaken the harmful forces. So, there are many, many decisions to be made in solving any problem, many of these decisions are hidden or avoided.

STEP TWO: If you know what the problem is, now decide what you want in the future. What do you value? Set major goals in terms of specific behaviors.

Suppose you are trying to decide on a career. Obviously, your major purpose in life is critical here. Do you want to make lots of money and have lots of things? Is that more important than having a gratifying job in which you help people with problems? Is status and self-satisfaction more important than money to you? Are you willing or even eager to work 60-70 hours a week instead of socializing? Is money, status, and things more important to you than having a good time with friends and your family? Different jobs offer different payoffs and demand different things from us; the best career for us depends on what we want to get and what we want to give, which depends on our values, our abilities, and our motivation.

If you have decided on a philosophy of life (chapter 3), most other decisions are made much easier. What does and/or should take priority in your life? Socializing, work, romance, sex, family, money, health, children, being alone and comfortable, status, looks, education, religion, playing, thinking, art or music, excitement or pleasure, being good or what? If you don’t know your priorities, you can’t decide where to go in life.

Don’t cop out by saying you “want it all.” It is rarely possible. You can’t become a doctor, lawyer, psychologist, etc. and spend three or four hours every school night listening to music or TV or being with friends. You probably can’t be outstanding in your corporation and be the “world’s greatest father or mother” too. You have to set priorities, either consciously or simply by how you spend your time.

STEP THREE: After deciding to deal with the problem and deciding on goals, it is crucial to think of as many solutions or courses of action as you can. A final decision can not be better than the possibilities considered.

A common difficulty at this stage is the defeatist notion, “I can’t find any good solutions.” Such a person may be able to learn to go to the opposite extreme, i.e. create as many possible approaches as possible without being concerned, at first, with how well the idea will work. It may be wise to gather ideas from experts or experienced people or from groups, as in “brainstorming.” Brainstorming in a group is based on three principles: (1) the more solutions generated the better, (2) initially suspend your judgment about the quality of the ideas, i.e. judgment inhibits imagination, so don’t inhibit yourself or your group by saying “Oh, that’s a silly idea” or “that would never be approved,” and (3) the greater variety of ideas the more likely you are to find a good solution. Therefore, brainstorming follows these rules in the first stage: no criticism of any idea, all comments are “off the record” (no one will be criticized for a bad idea or given credit for a good idea), encourage far out and original ideas, and record all suggestions so everyone can see them altogether. In the second stage of brainstorming, the group identifies the most promising ideas, combines solutions and improves each alternative until it has a list of possible approaches to the problem.

Robert Epstein has found that it is much better take half of the brainstorming time, say 20 minutes, for two 5-minute individual sessions, because creativity is an individual process. He says brainstorming is better for selecting and combining good ideas than it is for generating ideas.

In group or alone, it is important that no good idea or compromise be overlooked. Take notes, new ideas evaporate quickly. If you are working on a tough problem, solutions will not flow easily. Practice trying to generate solutions to impossible problems, e.g. how to generate world peace. Give yourself time, don’t obsess about the problem all the time, let your unconscious work on the problem too (such as, during sleep or while showering). Acquiring more knowledge helps create solutions and frequently change your work environment. Finally, build your confidence in your ability to eventually find good solutions and cope well by being creative.

Be sure to avoid thinking in terms of either-or, e.g. either I go to college or I don’t, either I get married or I don’t, either I buy a car or I travel and so on. Actually, there should be several intermediate alternatives: going to classes part-time, postponing marriage or living together or dating around for a while, buying a cheap car and taking a shorter trip, and so on.

STEP FOUR: Every decision-maker needs to know the psychological forces that block intelligent decisions in order to guard against the pitfalls.

Rubin (1986) describes several unconscious barriers to decision-making: (1) Being out of touch with our (painful) feelings and (stressful) values will block clear thinking. This also leads to accepting the way things are. People become resigned or detached and say “I don’t care” but, more accurately, they are paralyzed, i.e. unfeeling, unmotivated, uninvolved, and indecisive. (2) Self-doubt, anxiety, depression, suppressed anger, and a lack of hope interfere with decisions and may even lead to self-defeating acts. (3) An exaggerated notion of oneself may also lead to bad decisions, e.g. unwise decisions may be made just because they make us look important or “successful” for the moment. (4) Being overly dependent (desperate to agree with someone, wanting to be liked, wanting glory for self-sacrifice, or just being afraid to make waves) handicaps the decision-maker. (5) Wishful thinking in many forms (perfectionism, wanting it all, wanting simple solutions, hoping something better will come along) messes up decision-making. (6) If we abuse ourselves after making a poor decision, we will avoid making decisions in the future. (7) If certain outcomes scare us, we may not seriously consider these alternatives although they are good ones. (8) Sometimes our emotions cause us to rush decisions (“I have to decide right now about getting married” or “having sex”) or drag them out (“I’ll think about it later”). Both can be disastrous. Chapter 14 has an extensive section about straight thinking which is clearly related to good decision-making.

If a group is making a decision, it should be aware of “groupthink ” (Janis & Mann, 1977). There is evidence that groups can sometimes solve problems better than individuals alone (“two heads are better than one”), but at other times groups are very ineffective or unreasonable (“a camel is a horse made by committee”). Groups make good decisions if the majority of members are competent and work well together. When do groups not work well? Group members may be inhibited by (1) an insulated, overly positive group spirit (“we’re the greatest,” “we are running the show,” “don’t be a pessimist”), such as being eager to agree with and please “the boss,” and by (2) a negative atmosphere, such as internal fighting and nasty criticism among members. How can you avoid foolish decisions by groups? Be sure the group follows the steps in this method: be sure all reasonable alternatives are carefully and objectively considered. New ideas must be supported and refined first, then they, like all the other solutions, must be rationally challenged (“playing devil’s advocate”). Sometimes it is important to ask each individual to express his/her opinion on a specific issue in a private way, e.g. by written comments, because groups can inhibit even the most secure among us. In any case, group decision-making is slow but it is usually much better than one-person, private decision-making, if the group follows the rules of good decision-making.

Obviously, many of these emotional barriers to decision-making are hidden, especially from the person him/herself, and difficult to handle, e.g. denial of feelings, depression, or dependency. In some cases, where you know there are blind spots, the decision may need to be postponed until the barrier is reduced. If the decisions can’t wait and if you are aware of serious psychological barriers interfering with the decisions, you should get professional help.

STEP FIVE: Consider carefully each of the alternatives. What are the pros and cons of each choice? How does each choice fit with your priorities? How do you feel about each choice?

There are two aspects to consider: (1) the facts about each choice and (2) how you feel about the future implied by each choice. There are always logical, rational arguments for and against each choice. You must seek out facts (technical data and personal experiences) from many sources, including experts, others who have similar problems, insightful persons, and others. You should consider your assets and resources (and limitations and disadvantages) that could be used to overcome the problem and the opposing forces. Also, you must decide if a certain course of action is in keeping with or in conflict with your values, e.g. how would you feel making good money selling a shoddy product? Is sex early in a relationship against your morals? It is important to write down all the pros and cons, putting together all the available factual information as well as your clear, predictable emotional reactions to each alternative. Let’s discuss this a little more.

Your decision can’t be based just on facts, you must also consider your subjective, intuitive or vague feelings-oriented reactions. Do this by ruminating about each choice. Daydream about the likely outcomes for each alternative–how does each possible future feel to you? Some will feel “right” and others “wrong.” Some exciting and some scary. Ask yourself: What is the best that could happen if I make this choice? What is the worst that could happen? Are there ways to improve the “wrong” alternatives or to overcome the fears? For example, many people considering medicine or psychology say, “I couldn’t stand to see people bleed or die” or “I would get too emotionally involved in the patient’s problems,” and decide against a profession that might be an excellent choice for them. What if you could find ways of handling the disadvantages of a certain choice? Guard against making impulsive decisions. Give yourself time to thoroughly imagine what each choice would be like–how satisfying, how boring, how irritating, how comfortable, how ashamed or proud you would be, and so on. Use your intuition. No matter how logical a choice may seem to be, you may not be able to live with it. Millions of people have said to themselves, “I know Joe/Jane is a nice guy/gal but I just don’t want to live with him/her for the rest of my life.” Or: “I know accounting is a good career, but I couldn’t be happy doing that all day every day.” Your feelings, needs, and wants must be given serious attention too. Know thyself, don’t deny your feelings.

How to Find the Best Doctor for Men.

How to Find the Best Doctor for Men

Most men do not have time to go for regular health check-ups or even make time for doctor’s appointment.

However, as a man, being proactive about your health will help to increase your life expectancy and even improve the general quality of your life.

Finding the best doctor for yourself can be quite a daunting task. However, getting in touch with a good doctor for men will put you on the right track health wise.

This is because there are doctors who have specialized in ailments and diagnoses that are particular for men like prostate cancer, erectile dysfunction among others.

The following tips might help you find the best doctor for men.

1. Find out the best type of doctor for you.

For you to be able to find the best doctor, you need to determine which kind of doctor will be most suitable for your needs.

The best possible way you can be able to do so is to do a little background check of your medical history.

This will make it easy for you to know whether you need a specialist doctor or just a primary doctor.

If you have a history of suffering from chronic diseases like diabetes, then you may need to settle for an internist.

An internist is more trained in examining organ systems and such kind of treatment. For a more holistic approach, a family doctor would be the best.

2. Determine what qualities you want in your ideal doctor.

Think of the ideal doctor like your perfect spouse.

What kind of qualities are you looking for? What are the kind of traits that would make you pick one doctor and not the other?

Come up with a list of qualities that you would like your doctor to have.

One useful tip that most men use is they end up picking a doctor with whom they have something in common.

3. Ask for referrals.

When you are looking for the best doctor for men, do not hesitate to ask around for referrals.

You can ask your close male friends or relatives about their own personal doctors and make a decision.

Make sure that you ask your friend why he prefers their doctor.

You might find they prefer a strict doctor yet you would want someone who is approachable and you can share absolutely anything concerning your health.

4. Search for online reviews.

It is virtually impossible to buy anything online without going through customer reviews.

Check the doctor’s clinic online website and other social media platforms to find out what clients are saying about the doctor.

Be careful because reviews might only review information that is shallow about the doctor but may not state the fact that he normally has the habit of prescribing expensive antibiotics for simple infections.

5. Confirm the panel size.

It is very important to find out how many patients your doctor sees on average.

A big panel size means that your doctor is a busy one. You do not want to settle for a doctor whom no one wants to see.

According to a study documented in the Journal of General Internal Medicine, the average size of a doctor’s patient panel exceeds 2300 patients.

Also be careful of doctors who are too busy because they may not afford you enough time.

6. Inquire how you will reach your doctor.

It is important that you make inquiries on how you will be reaching your doctor in case of an emergency or any personal question

This you can ask the doctor’s office staff before you make your choice on having that particular doctor as your personal doctor.

There are instances where the doctor’s personal assistant will answer to your calls before transferring it to the doctor, or there are doctors that are more hands on and will answer your call personally.

It depends on what you are comfortable with.

If for instance you are nervous about lab results and one of the staff calls you, if you ask to personally talk to the doctor and the staffs denies you the chance, you might as well consider another specialist.

7. Get a good fit.

If you are looking to find the best doctor for men, you might find one with all the qualifications but there is still something that is not clicking between the two of you.

It is important that when you meet a new doctor, try to get a feel of him. Ask him a few questions but don’t get personal.

You might be surprised that you actually share a few things in common. This will make you feel comfortable sharing the medical issues that you may have

If your doctor is the kind of person who does not explain to you why he is making certain prescriptions for instance, quickly dismisses or avoids some of your questions, then you might have to consider another physician.

8. Brace yourself for the embarrassing questions.

If your doctor does not ask you the kind of questions that will make you go pink, then you might still need to look for another doctor.

Even when you meet him for the first time, expect a good doctor to ask you general questions about your family history as well as personal questions that would probably make you blush.

A good doctor ought to know that your personal life plays a big role in your health status.

So expect questions about your drinking habits, sexual life, sleep patterns among other things.

9. Get quality time.

Ensure that your doctor gives you quality time, otherwise what would be the essence of paying consultation fees?

Doctors can be quite busy, but good doctors still set aside quality time for their patients.

Make sure that you are satisfied with the amount of time that the doctor spends on you as a patient so that you get maximum benefit out of the appointment.

10. Expect a good doctor to focus on you.

It is important that your health records be saved digitally, but make sure that your doctor is nit busy looking at his monitor and not focussing on you as his patient.

Some doctors are busy typing away when the patient is trying to explain their health issues.

A good doctor is one who gives you his personal attention.

In conclusion, it is important to know how to find the best doctor for men.

Look for a doctor that you can freely share almost anything that you face as a man.

A good doctor can allow you share your health problems, but the best doctor will also help you heart out your personal and health issues that may be affecting you.

The Ultimate Guide on Proper and Safe Masturbation (for Men)

The Ultimate Guide on Proper and Safe Masturbation (for Men)

Although masturbation had been demonized for centuries through the accusation of mental infirmity and shame, most of us now accept that this is a normal activity, and even healthy for both men and women.

And while many sex educators are trying to break down the stigmas around self-pleasure, many people, especially teenagers, don’t get enough instruction about masturbation.

With that in mind, we will give you an ultimate guide to safe and proper masturbation for men.

Keep reading and clearing up some common misconceptions, as well as learning how to perform it correctly.

What is the purpose of masturbation?

Well, we all know that a physical activity like masturbation must serve any purpose since we are not the only creature to do it.

In most mammal species, it is not only a way of responding to the desire to procreate but also familiarizing themselves with the reproductive processes.

That is also the biological purpose of human masturbation, meaning that we perform this activity mainly for the immediate release and enjoyment of a sensual touch.

Also, it can aid in premature ejaculation since you would be more aware of body’s cues and responses during a solo play.

More importantly, masturbation is an enjoyable and easy way to reduce tension or stress, whether it is caused by many reasons.

The Basics of Masturbation in Men

In general, masturbation in men involves using the dominant hand around your penis to put pressure in a swift down-and-up motion.

Nevertheless, just because that is the typical method does not necessarily mean it is the only way to masturbate.

Experimenting with other pressure variations or speeds by adjusting the hold of the fingers or using the non-dominant hand can allow you to explore different yet amazing ways to reach orgasm.

During the masturbation, it is also possible to use the remaining hand to provide yourself with a few caresses on your bodies such as shoulders, neck, inner thighs, and abdomen.

Although it isn’t involved strictly with reaching the orgasm, stimulating the secondary erogenous areas at the same time would enable you to focus more on the pleasure of this act.

To train yourself how to manage the ejaculations and prolong the pleasure, you should practice edging, which means stopping right before you are about to ejaculate.

Common masturbation methods in men

Men often masturbate manually to stimulate their penis at various parts such as the base, head, or shaft.

Each area gives a different degree of sexual pleasure.

For example, the glans or the head of the penis is often more sensitive to a touch than its base, making it a common focus for many people during masturbation.

Here are a couple of common masturbation methods in men:

  • – Fisting: Grab and form a fist around the base of your penis.
  • – Thumbing: Apply different levels of pressures across the penis’s head just with your thumb.
  • – Chortling: Use your index finger and thumb to hold the head of your penis.
  • – Fluting: Touch any parts of your penis only with the tips of your fingers in turn, quite similar to playing the flute.

Effective masturbation techniques in male

Here are 3 effective techniques to improve your masturbation:

 Stop & Go

This technique extends the time needed to reach a climax and gives you a much more gratifying feel.

It begins with gripping your penis with the fisting method as mentioned above, and then stimulating with slow back and forth motions.

When you nearly reach the orgasm or semen starts to accumulate around your urethra, stop the motion for a while.

Repeat this cycle several more times so that you can release a greater amount of semen at the end, which could result in more pleasure.

The squatting

This technique starts in a squatting posture by spreading your legs apart.

Before stimulating the penis, various erogenous areas are activated via touch, like the prostate, nipples, and anus until the erection happens.

Then apply the fisting grip with the pumping motions.

During the process, your penis needs to be vertical, so the pumping movement would be down and up.

Ejaculation usually happens quickly because squatting technique can result in pain or discomfort.

Finger the glans

Although usually used on its own, sometimes this method is performed with other techniques to have better results.

At the stop of other techniques, it might be beneficial to touch your penis’s tip while gripping the shaft with your fingers.

Most of the motion will be performed on the penis’s head because this area decides the sensitivity.

As arousal is nearly reached, start the process again and again.

Where to get the arousal?

Arousal plays an extremely important role in any sexual activities as it can enrich your masturbation process

In addition to these masturbation methods and techniques, there are still many tools that might be used for arousal, including:

Visual components

Most of us often prefer to use visual arousal such as pornographic pictures or videos before and during a masturbation session.

Some men might find it more effective to reach their orgasm while reading the erotic literature and looking at pictures.

In most cases, these materials are often available on the Internet for free, but some people might prefer to collect a movie or magazine in their own hand.

Touching arousal

All men can be aroused by touching.

Simply squeezing or touching the penis might result in an erection quickly.

However, this alone might not be enough to reach a climax.

Thus, somebody might try to improve the feeling by using different forms of lubrication to alter or reduce the friction and extend the pleasure.

Imagination

If you are more imaginative, perhaps it is easy to masturbate when you are thinking of others that they find appealing in a sexual situation or position.

Sometimes this can be a helpful method to rid yourself of excess desires for a specific person who you have no access in the real world.

Nevertheless, be careful with of developing an obsessive thought towards a person, so make sure to control your imagination.

How to Increase Sperm Count in Semen

How to Increase Sperm Count in Semen

A healthy sperm count is necessary for fertility. Normal semen contains over 40 million sperms per milliliter.

A sperm count lower than 10 million per ml is considered low. Low sperm count can be caused by hormonal abnormalities, prostate gland infection, alcoholism, infected semen and exposure to radiation.

Several remedies can increase sperm count and quality that do not involve expensive procedures.

Regular exercise

Regular exercise enhances your confidence and physical performance. It also raises your testosterone levels.

Research indicates that men who are physically active have higher testosterone levels and better semen quality than those who are inactive.

Weight lifting and outdoor exercises boost your sperm health.

Aerobic exercise is very useful in increasing sperm production. By improving metabolism and reducing stress, it increases the sperm count.

However, avoid too much exercise as it could hurt your sperm production.

Reduce stress

High-stress levels can affect your health and lower your sperm count. Therefore, managing stress is a great way to improve fertility.

Stress raises levels of the cortisol hormone which has adverse effects on testosterone.

Stress management is essential for fertility. You can reduce your stress levels through meditation techniques, taking long walks to clear your mind and taking deep breaths.

Severe anxiety can be treated with medication prescribed by a doctor.

Getting enough rest will help your body relax after a long day and should be your top priority in improving fertility.
Stay hydrated
Drinking a lot of water increases the volume of sperms. You can also use other drinks and beverages to stay hydrated. Remember to drink at least two liters of water daily to maintain healthy body metabolism.

Diet

There are plenty of foods that are known to boost sperm production.

You need to change your diet to include a lot of vegetables. Foods rich in zinc and vitamin C are a necessity.

Vitamin C helps in sperm concentration and mobility.

Oxidative stress happens when the level of reactive oxygen species reach harmful levels in the body.

It is accelerated when the antioxidant defenses are overwhelmed by disease, unhealthy lifestyle and old age. Adequate intake of antioxidants such as vitamin C counteracts the effects of oxidative stress. High levels of reactive oxygen species may lead to infertility in men.

Vitamin D boosts testosterone levels and excellent sperm motility.

Zinc is a mineral found in meat, eggs, and fish. Research indicates that adequate intake of Zinc leads to increased testosterone levels and a higher sperm count.

There are zinc supplements available.

Bananas are rich in nutrients they contain enzymes that regulate sex hormones.

The enzyme bromelain leads to increased sperm count.

Avoid fast foods like burgers and French fries as they accumulate unnecessary fat in the body.

Avoid testicular overheating

High temperatures kill live sperm, therefore, reducing its amount during ejaculation. Overheating can be caused by hot baths, tight underwear and infections. Regulating the temperature of your testicles regularly will prevent a low sperm count.

Avoid taking a hot bath and wear loose, cotton boxers to maintain a cold temperature.

Avoid riding a bicycle as they increase heat and also reduce the use of a laptop. Excessive cycling is not suitable for fertility.

This is because of increased pressure applied to the scrotum when cycling which lowers sperm production.

Avoid Alcohol, Caffeine, and Smoking

Low sperm count has been linked to people who take too much alcohol, use tobacco and cocaine. Smoking and caffeine intake is known to constrict blood vessels reducing the supply of blood to the testicles.

Alcohol has an inflammatory effect on body tissues and acts as a form of stress which reduces sperm count.

Monitoring your alcohol intake will reduce inflammation.

Alcohol leads to the production of estrogen which weakens men’s libidos and leads to poor sperm quality. Avoid drinking to improve your testosterone level. However, if you must drink avoid beers as this is most important ever to a number of people.

Cocaine is known to cause erectile dysfunction which is not great for your reproductive health. Marijuana is known for its numerous benefits, but increasing sperm count is not one of them. Avoid it like the plague as far as it is concerned.

Lose weight

If you are obese, consider losing weight to improve fertility. Research indicates that reduced weight increases semen volume, concentration, and mobility. For effective weight loss, consider working with a trainer and watching your diet.

Avoid prescription medication

Some medication decrease sperm production. Once a person stops taking them the sperm count will return to normal. These drugs include antibiotics, anti-inflammatory, and anabolic steroids.

Reduce Masturbation

Masturbation can reduce the number of sperms per ejaculation. This is due to the testes needing more time to produce other sperms. More ejaculations mean that the sperm count will be reduced in each of them especially if they are at close intervals. Delaying ejaculation is also essential in maintaining male libido and improving the semen. Prolonging an orgasm increases semen volume and enhances the erection quality.

Check your environment

Make sure you take a shower after being exposed to metals, solvents, pesticides and non-water based paint. The toxins may affect your sperm count. Avoid exposure to excess heat and radiation they are not favorable conditions for sperm production.

Increase healthy fat intake

Healthy fats such as omega 3 and omega six aid in the development of sperm membrane. It is advisable to consume the two omega compounds for improved sperm development and antioxidant benefits as this is also important to many people who are involved.

Reduce cell phone time usage

Most men put their phones in their pockets making them close to the groin area. The sperms are exposed to electromagnetic energy, and this reduces their volume and quality.

Infertility in men is becoming a common phenomenon around the globe.

If you are experiencing low sperm count, focus on improving your general health first before seeking medication. There is no guarantee as to which method will work for you but at least give a healthy lifestyle a try.

After attempting the lifestyle method without success, you can ask your doctor to provide you with a direction on what to do next. Knowing the cause of low blood count will help you identify a solution.

How to Solve Premature Ejaculation

How to Solve Premature Ejaculation

How to solve premature ejaculations

We all have that one special room or place in a house that is inviting and makes you comfortable to engage in any activity or activities with your partner.

This might be the kitchen, living room, library or the bedroom.

This is a space where you create memories, relax in when tired or engage in some tantalizing sexual activities with your partner.

Sex is in itself an amazingly relaxing and mind healing activity that should be fully enjoyed by any couple or partners.

Any sexual activity engaged in by consenting individuals gives a form of satisfaction of varying nature depending on various factors from both men and women.

Some of these factors include the time spent during intercourse before ejaculation, the techniques and positions practiced during sex and many more which include psychological factors.

The amount spent while having sex might be the main factor considered in determining the performance of an individual particularly men as it is considered that the more the time the better the sex.

This could, however, be a worrying factor when you find yourself having problems in lasting for more than a minute into sex before ejaculation.

What is a premature ejaculation?

A premature ejaculation is a situation which occurs in a man where you are not able to control your ejaculation during sexual intercourse.

This occurs when a man is unable to perform thrust during sex for a period of about 60 seconds before ejaculating.

There are also instances where ejaculation could occur before the actual penetration.

This is a situation that not many individuals openly admit to but it has been found to affect one in every three men performing sexual activities.

This is about 20 to 30 percent of all sexually active men of all ages.

This is therefore not a disorder experienced by the older age only but affects men of all ages as low as 18 years old.

Premature ejaculation can be categorized into two depending on the stage of development.

Lifelong: This is a situation where premature ejaculation occurs at any time during sexual intercourse and starts at an early and young age.

Acquired: This is where ejaculation is normal at an early stage but develops into premature ejaculation at a later stage in life.

What are the causes of premature ejaculation?

Premature ejaculation has over the time been attributed mostly to psychological issues. There have however been studies that show there some biological aspects into the disorder.

Physiological issues

This is the most common issue related to premature ejaculation as the brain is considered to be the main driving factor into an amazing sexual experience.

The main psychological issues that can lead you to have this disorder include anxiety, depression, stress, having a sense of poor body image and a history of sexual abuse.

These issues tend to affect your state of mind and a little stimulation results in a quick arousal and ultimately ejaculation as you have no mental control over it.

Biological issues

These are cases related to your health status and DNA.

Some of the issues related to the disorder include an infection or inflammation on the urethra, abnormal hormones or inheriting the disorder from your family lineage.
Having premature ejaculations might seem like an intense and embarrassing issue.

However, this should not be an issue that should deny you the pleasures of sex as there are five simple and easy solutions to your issue.

Solutions to premature ejaculations

There are several ways that will guarantee you a soft or hard pounding sex session with your partner lasting for the average seven minutes or more before ejaculation.

This, however, needs you to be consistent in following these techniques as many other people fail due to lack of consistency.

Practicing meditation

Your brain controls a significant part of your sexual activities as it gives out commands and signals to your muscles.

Having a relaxed mind and body is guaranteed to give you a long-term solution to your disorder as it will clear out the tension and stress levels built up in your body and thus increases your performance.

Meditation is the best technique to work out your brain which also effectively assists in handling all other techniques.

Training your pelvic floor muscles

Exercising your pelvic floor muscles stands out to be one of the best physical exercises to enhance sexual performance.

The pelvic floor muscles are the muscles responsible for holding in gas or urine for men which are also responsible for holding semen during sex.

These muscles are best exercised when you are calm and seated, walking or when carrying out your normal simple routines.

Contracting these muscles and holding for about 3 seconds gives you the simplest way to strengthen them.

Practice this routine daily and you will certainly feel the results gradually as you engage in sex.

Reducing the intensity

A heated sexual intercourse might lead to quicker ejaculations than intended.

In a situation that you find yourself thrusting and getting closer to ejaculation, I advise you to reduce the intensity of the thrusts to give yourself a few seconds to reenergize.

Practicing this technique over and over will not only give you a longer duration but it will also give you an amazing sex routine.

The stop-start technique

This practice requires you to trust in yourself to stop thrusting when you are almost at your climax.

There is a thin line between ejaculating and an orgasm and they should be separated as they can both be experienced separately.

The stop-start technique enables you to stop and hold your pelvis muscles without the thrust intensity and start all over again.

This might seem tedious but the best trick is changing up the sex positions during the point that you stop.

Using condoms

As you are well aware, condoms tend to reduce the sensitivity and stimulation on your penis and this also reduces the chances of a premature ejaculation.

The use of condoms should be the last resort as it does not guarantee you satisfaction for you and your spouse or partner.

However, this practice ensures that you do not experience the over excitement when stimulated and thus reducing premature ejaculations.

Conclusion

Premature ejaculation is not a permanent disorder and thus should not limit you from enjoying the much needed sexual activity.

Practicing the above techniques will guarantee you an increased sexual performance and a journey towards the best and most satisfying sex of your life.

The Essential Guide to Prostate Health

The Essential Guide to Prostate Health

Anatomy of the Human Male

The prostate is a walnut-shaped gland, which forms an essential part of male sex organs.

It is located below the bladder and surrounds the urethra.

The urethra is a tube that helps in carrying semen (combination of sperm and prostatic fluid) during ejaculation or sexual climax.

Prostatitis or prostate enlargement is a common problem for men under 50.

Men suffering from these prostate problems may have to urinate more often or have a burning feeling while urinating.

Sometimes, they may also feel tired or feverish.

Usually, when we have inflammation in any part of our body, it is indicative of our immune system’s fight with germs or repairing of an injury.

Bacteria or other tiny organisms can be the prime cause behind this infection or disease.

A microscopic examination of urine can give a clear idea about the type of bacteria that causes this problem.

Taking warm baths and changing your diet to more healthy ones can help in getting relief.

Usually, antibiotics in the form of Prostacet capsules are given to kill the bacteria and get relief from inflammation.

Alpha-blockers can help in relaxing prostatic muscle tissue to ease out the situation.

How the Prostate Enlargens

For men above 50, an enlarged prostate is a common problem that can cause them problems having when urinating.

Usually, this organ keeps growing as we age.

But if it grows abnormally, it can lead to squeezing of the urethra.

This creates a pressure on the bladder that lets urine travels through the urethra to affect the bladder control.

Below are some of the common problems related to enlarged prostate:

  • – An urgent and frequent urge to urinate. You may get sleepless nights as you may have to go to the bathroom several times a night.
  • – Men can get a weak stream of urine
  • – You may find it hard to start urinating even though the urge is very high.
  • – You may be able to urinate only a small amount each time you go.
  • – Dribbling or leaking of urine
  • – Small amounts of blood in your urine

BPH can be relieved with the help of prostate massagers that can help improve the circulation of blood.

These devices are basically designed to improve male sexual health.

The massaging of these glands can even let you enjoy ecstatic and powerful orgasms far easier than before.

The stimulation of fresh prostatic fluid with fresh blood circulation into the pelvic area can reduce the risk of any prostatic problems.

They should be used in combination with prostate capsules to help maintain a balanced hormonal level.

These capsules are a blend of natural ingredients that can help in reducing the size of your inflamed prostate to promote health.

They can fulfill the requirement of antioxidant support for the optimum level of health, which is essential to improve blood flow.

The essential supply of vitamins and minerals from these capsules can help in overall improvement of an immune system of our body.

How Can You Keep Your Prostate Free From Surgery?

Surgery of the prostate gland is very common in today’s medication.

Often men complain of problems faced due to inflammation of the prostate gland.

Most of the doctors suggest undergoing a surgery, which is very painful.

Everything depends on the skills of the concerned surgeon.

Therefore, a right kind of surgery is always recommended.

Transurethral Resection

Transurethral resection of the prostate gland or the TURP surgery is a very important operation to help you from this disease.

This operation is very painful, and therefore, surgical avoidance is the best option.

How you can avoid the surgery, is a big question and it is discussed in this article.

During this surgery, an instrument is inserted into the urethra, and thereby it removes the unwanted section of prostrate blocking the pour of your urine.

As it is very unpleasant and painful surgery, it must be avoided.

Can you maintain the prostate gland in the exact shape that is desirable and should have been?

The answer to this question is yes.

If you can maintain it, you can easily avoid the painful surgery.

You must follow certain necessary steps to prevent yourself from facing this gland problem and thereby you can neglect the painful TURP operation.

Therefore, follow the following easy and simple tips and get rid of the throbbing surgery.

Feeding on a healthy diet that is low in fat and is rich in organic foods including fruits and vegetables has been shown to decrease the occurrence of prostate related issues in males.

To reduce the risks of suffering from prostate cancer, men are advised to make use of diets that are low in fat.

Use much more of fats derived from plants than those ones obtained from animals.

Use much more fruits and vegetables instead of taking other forms of snacks.

Eat fish which is really a rich source of omega-3 which is an extremely essential fatty acid in boosting the immune program.

Consume less dairy goods on a every day basis which has been identified to lower the risks of suffering from prostate cancer.

Taking green tea has also been shown to lower situations of prostate cancer and minimize the intake of alcoholic beverages.

Getting overweight has been linked to an elevated danger of suffering from prostate cancer.

Men with a body mass index above 30 are regarded as to be obese which puts them in danger of obtaining prostate cancer.

Males are advised to preserve the appropriate BMI which can be achieved by decreasing the number of calories 1 takes on a day-to-day basis and doing far more workouts.

Males with a wholesome weight are also advised to preserve it as much as they are able to.

Going for a normal medical checkup significantly reduces the probabilities of suffering from prostate cancer.

Investigation shows that many men do not pay attention to matters associated to their own wellness and as a result don’t bother about going for common medical checkups.

Prostate cancer is one condition that could be prevented from occurring through a standard visit to health care providers.

PSA Tests

A PSA test is sufficient to show regardless of whether a man is at risk of receiving prostate cancer if it is done early in life just before cancer develops to an advanced stage.

Males above the age of 30 years are extremely advised to go for a PSA test.

This is majorly to check regardless of whether they are at a danger of suffering from prostate cancer, as one way of preventing prostate cancer.

The Top 7 Exercise Techniques to Increase Penis Size

The Top 7 Exercise Techniques to Increase Penis Size

Most men around the world are perpetually disturbed by the small size of their penis, which can lower their self-esteem and confidence.

These men usually feel scared of facing their partners in bed.

The reason being the fear of being mocked by them during sexual intercourse due to their above-average sexual performance.

A major section of male population around the world searches for effective methods that are safe and effective to get a larger manhood.

If you want to enhance the penile size naturally, you can opt for various natural methods of male enhancement.

These methods can prove to be safe and effective to help you get the penis size of your desire.

There is an abundance of penis enlargement techniques on hand, and some are bad, some worse while a lot of good and effective which can increase penis size and thickness.

The penis enhancement techniques will certainly bring a positive change in your sex life.

You’ll also be surrounded by the women chasing you as soon as they hear what a massive tool you have for their pleasure and satisfaction.

Below are the top 7 techniques to increase penis size:

1. Wake up cloth exercise

To carry out this exercise, you will need a little towel and some warm water.

First, wet the towel in the warm water.

Next, you should wrap your penis and your testicles in the warm towel for about a minute.

Then allow for two minutes of freedom.

Do this for four or five times every day.

In time, you would have gotten the penis size you desire.

Note, however, that at the initial stages of this exercise, you might experience some discomfort and pain from the exercise.

You will adapt as you continue.

2. Jelq With Lubrication

In this exercise, you will need some baby oil.

Let your index finger and your thumb meet, kind of like you are making an “OK” sign.

With your fingers, this way, grab the base of your penis – with your left hand – and move it slowly up to the head of the penis.

When your left-hand gets to the head of your penis, grab the base with the right hand, in the same index finger and thumb method.

This allows blood to flow to the head of your penis.

Ensure that your right hand has taken over from the base before you release the left hand at the head.

Do this about four or five times every day.

This technique is guaranteed to boost length and girth of your penis.

3. Stretching the Penis

Penis stretching is one of the most popular penis exercises.

Its basic principle involves stretching the penile tissues.

This stretching allows for elongation of the cells of the penis, thus making it longer and a little bit thicker.

The emphasis of this technique is on the length and a little on the girth.

This is probably the best exercise to make your penis longer and larger.

4. Flexing the PC Muscle

A lot of people haven’t even heard about the PC muscle.

This muscle can be found in the area between your testicles and your anus.

As a pointer to the direction of this muscle, you are bound to feel this muscle flex the brief moment before you pass out urine.

If you understand where the PC muscle is, then you should know how to do this:

Tense the muscles in such a way that it raises the penis.

Hold it in that position for a couple of seconds, and then relax the muscles.

This should be counted as one repetition.

You should perform this for about a hundred times every day.

5. Penis pumps

These pumps work on the principle of vacuum technology.

They work by creating a vacuum around the phallus, which eventually leads to increased blood circulation into the erectile tissue.

This leads to the engorging the tool with blood to produce stronger erection during sexual intercourse.

The regular use of this device can lead to stretching and expanding of these erectile tissues to be capable of holding more blood.

If you are not comfortable buying this pump from a store, buying it online can be a safe and effective discreet method.

The genuine online resources can help you buy Bathmate, a popular device in this category, without wasting time.

Before opting for this method, you should first fully understand about the pros and cons associated with it.

6. Penile pills

The natural male enhancement pills are possibly one of the most preferred methods of penile size enlargement.

So it is important to have proper knowledge about these pills and how they work in the body to improve your overall sexual experience.

These pills contain natural ingredients and herbal extract that are known to improve the circulatory system of the body.

Eventually, there is enhanced the flow of the blood to the phallus with sexual stimulation.

VigRX pills are known to be number one choice for most couples, who are in a committed relationship and want to revive spark in their sex life.

But the fact is that taking these pills on its own cannot provide fast results.

You need to adopt certain penile exercise programs for satisfaction.

This way your manhood gets the benefit of dual nourishment both internally and externally.

7. Penile Stretcher

For past decade, several devices have been used to increase the size and girth of the male sex organ.

These devices have come across many significant changes in their sizes and designs since their inception on the market.

Penile stretcher or extender is one such size enhancement device that has gained popularity among men due to its effective results.

They are designed to add a few extra inches in the length of your member.

To gain effective results in a considerable amount of time, it is necessary to wear this device regularly.

Extenders work on the principle of traction to stretch the muscles leading to tear and repair of the cells within the tissues.

Our body has a natural tendency to repair its damage to maintain equilibrium.

This eventually leads to a strong musculature of the penis with improved length and girth.

Stretchers are clinically approved to be used effectively without affecting your daily life.

These are some of the top techniques for increasing the penis size.