Finishing too soon in the bedroom can be a frustrating problem -- for you and your partner. Heres what premature ejaculation is and how you can last longer between the sheets. The causes of premature (early) ejaculation the causes of premature ejaculation are not yet fully understood. However, great progress has been made in the area over the last 20 years whereas experts previously presumed premature (early) ejaculation to be purely psychological, they now attribute it to both physical and neurobiological causes. Physical causes of premature ejaculation include conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, thyroid problems and prostate disease as well as binge drinking. Some serious illnesses, such as multiple sclerosis can cause premature ejaculation, as they can result in nerve damage. Secondary premature ejaculation (or acquired premature ejaculation) where you recently developed the problem the causes of primary premature ejaculation are often psychological, such as having a traumatic sexual experience at an early age. Secondary premature ejaculation can be caused by both psychological and physical factors. Like premature ejaculation, delayed ejaculation can be caused by psychological and physical factors. Possible psychological causes of delayed ejaculation are similar to those of premature ejaculation for example, early sexual trauma, strict upbringing, relationship problems, stress or depression. Premature ejaculation can significantly impact individuals confidence. Here we discuss causes and treatments - there are a number of options available. Premature ejaculation causes and 10 tips for treatment 10 helpful tips for premature ejaculation.