A bigger penis has often been associated with masculinity, higher testosterone, wealth, success, and more sexual partners.
The largest penis ever recorded is hanging off of Roberto Esquivel Cabrera, hailing from Mexico, whose penis measures 18.9 inches – a lot to be jealous of!
The average penis ranges from 5.1 – 5.5 inches when erect, however this can be influenced greatly by external factors. Factors include genetics, sexual injuries, blood pressure, body fat tissue, and so forth.
A 2006 Study titled “Does size matter? Men’s and women’s views on penis size across the lifespan” delved into the satisfaction rates of how men and women felt about the penises in their lives.
Only 55% of men were satisfied, and a staggering 45% wanted it larger! In contrast, 85% of women were satisfied with their partners penis size.
- 1 What Determines The Overall Size?
- 2 What Role Do Hormones Play?
- 3 Ensure Your Environment Is Penis Safe
- 4 How to make PP bigger easily?
- 5 Pills That Could Increase Penis Size
- 6 Stretching Methods To Make Your Penis Bigger
- 7 Treating Peyronie’s Disease With Stretching Exercises
- 8 Do Penis Pumps Increase The Length Of The Penis?
- 9 How About Penis Enlargement Surgery?
- 10 What Are Penis Injections?
- 11 How Do Penis Implants Work?
- 12 Penis Fillers
- 13 Are You Trying To Fix Your Insecurity, Or Help Your Sex Partner?
- 14 Sometimes It’s Better Being Happy With What You Have
What Determines The Overall Size?
Firstly, genetics come into play here too, lending you an advantage that something as simple as shaving off pubic hair or something as invasive as penis enlargement surgery would never come close to.
The length, girth, and size of your penis can largely be determined by what your predecessors were packing, and when compared to the average penile length, your genetics might just be what sets you apart from the masses.
Your cultural origin might not always play such a big role as the internet may have you believe – a 2004 Study found that race has very little influence over the size of your member down under; and that the proportions you have are purely a role of the genetic dice.
Still struggling with a less-than-average length? Don’t blame your genes just yet. Other factors like hormones (which are largely dependent on lifestyle and will be touched on next), your nutrition choices, your physical fitness, and whether or not you have underlying medical conditions that could affect your penis, all play a role completely separate from anything hereditary.
What Role Do Hormones Play?
Testosterone is the predominant male hormone, responsible for male characteristic developments, muscle growth, body hair growth, deepening of the voice and sex drive.
Low testosterone has been linked to depression, anxiety, poor general health, and of course problems in bed.
A simple way to naturally increase your erection size, is to increase your testosterone levels. Higher testosterone levels have been hypothesized to be an enlargement method by increasing blood flow to the penis.
Sleeping more than 8 hours, working out a few hours per week, and decreasing the amount of fatty tissue you have can all contribute to higher testosterone levels, and could help to make your penis bigger.
Eating a diet higher in seafood such as Oysters, Shellfish, Tuna, and Beef could increase testosterone, giving you a better erection, better health, and make you a little bit more irresistible to your partner.
Not having enough Luteinizing Hormone limits the amount of natural testosterone you produce. Your mother might not have produced enough hCG whilst in pregnancy, causing the fetus to not develop with enough testosterone.
Some males suffer from the condition known as Androgen Insensitivity. This condition makes them slightly less responsive to testosterone, causing the symptoms associated with low testosterone.
Trying to control the amount of estrogen you have might also help, as higher estrogen counts in males have been linked to more fatty tissue, inflammation and depression.
Estrogen is primarily a female hormone, and while males do need some estrogen, too much can be detrimental on the activities you and your partner engage in.
Ensure Your Environment Is Penis Safe
Chemicals in the environment around you can influence your endocrine system, which determines your genes and hormones. These chemicals are known as pollutants, and include chemicals such as pesticides and plasticizers.
Studies published in 2015 and 2016 found that exposing a mother and her fetus to these pollutants can cause male genital birth defects.
There are some myths connected to male sexuality, such as that Masturbation will decrease the measurements of the penis. This is not true, it is also not true that shoe size or height determines the male’s penis measurements.
How to make PP bigger easily?
A larger erection is definitely something most men want, and a 2012 study found that women who achieve orgasm from vaginal stimulation over clitoral stimulation prefer a larger penis as well.
Men often use pills (we’re sure one or two popular brands come to mind) to help increase the size of their penis, without any real knowledge whether it will work or not.
The simplest way of increasing your penis size is to shave your pubic hair. This won’t necessarily increase the actual size of your penis, but visually, pubic hair can be very fluffy and invasive – you might be hiding a few inches down there and you wouldn’t even know it.
Losing weight will also do the same, making your penis look bigger aesthetically by revealing previously hidden inches. As a way to increase the bulk of penis, these are very easy and extremely safe.
The average male has between 18-24% bodyfat. The most commonly heard medical advice will be losing weight through a healthier diet or even a medical intervention method such as liposuction to remove excess weight.
Not only will this make sex more pleasurable, but it’s an effective method to increase blood flow and leads to a bigger penis.
Another simple treatment would be to decrease the amount of cholesterol in your blood. Cholesterol can also decrease blood flow, making it harder for your flaccid penis to become engorged and become erect. Eating a diet higher in fiber and higher in plant proteins might be a treatment for a small penis.
Pills That Could Increase Penis Size
Different herbs and remedies have been used for centuries as penis enlargement methods.
Medicinal advice and practice have improved over the years and some supplements might actually increase the size of your penis, both when flaccid and erect.
Improving of general health will of course massively help to increase your penis size and girth.
If you want to avoid surgery, supplements that can act as penile extenders include ZMA (A mixture of Zinc, Magnesium and Vitamin B6), Ashwaganda Root, Testo Tribulis, Sildenafil, and Yohimbine, provided you do not have any side effects from these supplements.
Other products that can help with penis enlargement are more fitness orientated. Caffeine, Green Tea, Chromium Picolinate, Turmeric Curcumin, Omegas, and a Protein Shake may all increase fat loss and health, enabling better sexual health and make your penis look larger.
Some pills on the market are specifically designed to increase your sexuality and perhaps even act as one of those penile extenders. Pills containing horny Goat Weed, Maca powder, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Zinc, and Riboflavin.
There is not a massive amount of evidence that these work, however Vitamin B6 can lower Progesterone, which in large quantities is not great for the male genitalia. This is of the more safer methods for penile growth, however you should check with your GP first.
Stretching Methods To Make Your Penis Bigger
Many men are not satisfied by their penis length, which leads to the avoidance of sex, a presence of anxiety, struggles with loneliness, and depression. Erectile dysfunction is another problem many men struggle with.
A flaccid penis whilst trying to engage in sex is a sure fire way to be punishing on the male’s emotional and mental health.
Failure to reach a full erection affects 5-15% of all men, and general trouble in the pubic area affect more than 50% of men throughout their lives.
A popular method to increase your penis size, is to use an all day penis stretcher. Using penile extension device like sizegenetics have claim to increase the overall dimensions of the penis by creating micro tears in the muscle tissue, caused by using penile traction equipment to stretch the penis towards the end of the penile tissue. Doing this, the micro tears will be flushed with blood and appear engorged and therefor larger.
Another method is Jelqing, which has been studied extensively to measure it against other methods to increase penis length. A 2011 study found that traction devices did result in an average increase in penis length of 1 inch, if the devices were worn for 9 hours a day, for 3 months.
Another 2011 study found that techniques such as traction devices resulted in increased penis dimensions comparable to that of surgeries; thus there is evidence that Jelqing does in fact work.
Side effects of such penis enlargement methods include pain, bruising, excess scar tissue, and even erectile dysfunction. You can use men enlarging gels to alleviate friction when massaging. Keep in mind that Jelqing should only be performed cautiously and safely.
Treating Peyronie’s Disease With Stretching Exercises
Peyronie’s disease is a condition where the penis is bent at an angle, starting around the base of the penis, causing a disproportionate look at how big your penis is.
This can not only cause sex to be extremely uncomfortable, but might be a sign that the penis has undergone some form of trauma, affecting sexual health by potentially causing erectile dysfunction.
A simple cure for Peyronie’s disease is to do stretching exercises whilst the penis is flaccid, a few times a day. By doing so, you could not only make your penis bigger by slightly straightening it out, but also make your penis look more “normal”.
Another method to try is to stretch the penis whilst getting an erection. Getting a penis implant could also help, but more on this later.
Do Penis Pumps Increase The Length Of The Penis?
Firstly, penile vacuum pump devices are meant as a method to combat erectile dysfunction.
A plastic tube device is placed over the penis with a constriction ring placed around the base of the penis, and either via a battery powered suction or a hand pump the penis is pumped to help maintain an erection.
Whilst erection pump devices are very effective for this situation, there is little evidence to suggest this device will make your penis look bigger than it already is.
Vacuum pump for men are relatively safe to use, however you are still at risk of bleeding – and it is also not advised to use these pumps if you are suffering from sickle cell anemia.
How About Penis Enlargement Surgery?
Penis enlargement surgery, also known as Penuma, has been the only FDA approved surgery to increase penis size.
It can be quite expensive, costing upwards of USD$15 000, and even worse, is not covered by your medical aid.
Doctors place a piece of medical grade silicone into your penis, increasing both the length and girth of your penis.
This procedure claims to increase the length of your penis by 1.5 – 2.5 inches, with more than 80% of men claiming they were happy with the results of their male enhancement.
Another surgery method of penis enhancement via surgery is to simply have surgeon remove fat cells from one part of the body and inject them into the penis to increase girth of the person’s penis, possibly also adding a few inches, known as Fat Grafting.
The cells are purified and contain a certain stem cell that could increase blood flow and spark growth.
Fat grafting seems promising, and has the added benefit that the tissue will not reject the fat cells, since they come from the same body. The recovery time after the surgery is anything from 2 weeks to a full month, whilst no sexual activity is advised.
The last surgical method to make your penis bigger is to cut the suspensory ligament that attaches the penis to the pubic bone.
Surgeons will then move skin from the abdomen to the penile shaft as well, by doing so the penis will appear longer as the penis can hang more freely thanks to the ligament being cut -this procedure is unlikely to result in an increased girth.
What Are Penis Injections?
These injections are mostly comprised of a compound known as Trimix – a mixture of three chemicals alprostadil, phentolamine, and papaverine.
Trimix is only one of three penis injections you could use, and when injected into the penile muscle, it causes the smooth muscle to relax thus increasing blood flow.
Multiple men are advocates that this causes an erection, at which point they can have sex with their partner. This however is not a method a form of male enhancement, as it would not increase the dimensions of your penis.
Even thought Trimix is a medical grade compound, it can still have side effects. Priapism can follow the injection, which is a painful erection that lasts for hours.
It is also advised that men who suffer from leukemia or sickle cell anemia avoid this treatment.
How Do Penis Implants Work?
Penis implants are medical devices inserted into the penis to act as a penile extender, especially to help in the process of getting an erection.
Some men do claim that this is quite a painful procedure, but quite a few gentlemen claim to have an increase in the size and girth of their penis after the implant- however these extenders are more for men who struggle to achieve an erection.
These implants are relatively expensive as well, ranging from $16 000 to $19 000, and are not covered by medical aids.
The time you need to take off from sex after getting the implant, is also quite long – upwards of 8 weeks. A bonus however, is that the implant is invisible and no one will be able to tell you have it.
Fillers are injected into the sides of the penis, and increase the girth of the penis. These fillers are a minimally invasive method against your losing battle, and the fillers are more often than not comprised of hyaluronic acid, as they are safer than others since they dissolve easy.
Penis fillers are a fairly safe method, with 90% of patients having good results within 2 weeks after receiving the fillers.
Are You Trying To Fix Your Insecurity, Or Help Your Sex Partner?
Every man is nervous about going to bed with their partner for the first time, having anxiety of whether or not they will be good or large enough.
More often than not this fear is not necessary, and is simply your insecurities playing tricks on your mind.
Unless your partner specifically requests that you undergo treatment for an increase in penis size (and even then you should only make decisions to do something about your size if you really want to, and if you are medically fit to do so), there should be very little reason for you to consider it. Penis enlargement methods might sometimes be very invasive, and dangerous at that.
Sometimes It’s Better Being Happy With What You Have
There are various mental attributes associated with the feeling that your length and girth might not be enough for your partner.
These are more often than not grounded in insecurities and could easily be fixed with some mental adjustments – investing in your mental health just might be the best treatment. The safest and best advice there is for penis enlargement, is losing weight.
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