Dr. Wayne Hellstrom presents recent results from studies on the diagnosis and treatment of premature ejaculation, a distressing condition that affects an estimated 25%% of men aged years. As a couples and sex therapist in private practice, I am often astonished at how many men and couples come to see me trying to fix premature ejaculation. Many men suffer with shame and embarrassment about feeling that they ejaculate too quickly, leading them to have anxiety about sex and their performance. According . Premature ejaculation (PE) is a common male sexual disorder. Recent normative data suggest that men with an intravaginal ejaculatory latency time (IELT) of less than 1 minute have “definite” PE, while men with IELTs between 1 and minutes have “probable” PE. Although there is insufficient empirical evidence to.