Is Male Organ Sensitivity Impacted by Cycling? What Men Need to Know

Male organ sensitivity is one of the more important aspects of male organ health. In many ways, it’s a delicate balance. When male organ sensitivity is too keen, it can bring about issues such as early on intense point. But on the other hand, when there is diminished male organ sensitivity, a man may get less pleasure and enjoyment out of sensual activity; in some cases, diminished male organ sensitivity can even lead to tumescence difficulties. One popular activity which is known to lead to some diminishment of sensation in the manhood for many men is cycling, especially long distance cycling.

The issue
Although cycling has been popular since the introduction of the bicycle in the 19th century, the attention focused on how biking can diminish member sensation gained significant attention only in the last few decades. This coincides roughly with society’s increased emphasis on physical fitness and with the increased use of bicycles. More and more, people were adding cycling to their list of exercise options, including the use of stationary bikes at gyms.

Long distance cycling also grew in popularity during this time, both as an activity unto itself and as part of triathlons, in which biking joined running and swimming to form one big endurance event.

The male organ sensitivity problem began being increasingly reported around this same time. The problem essentially is this: dedicated bikers, especially those involved in cycling for long distances and/or for lengthy periods of time, tend to sit in positions on the bike seat which place a lot of pressure on the space between the posterior and the sacks. In addition, many cyclists wear compression shorts which compress and constrict the manhood and sacks.

The combination of these two factors tends to create “numbness” – a diminishment of sensitivity – in the member and sacks. Although the actual feeling of numbness is typically transitory and goes away some time after cycling is finished, in many cases men do experience over time a more lasting decrease in male organ sensitivity.

New study
A recent study has looked at this problem, and estimates that tumescence dysfunction occurs in as many as 24% of male cyclists. “Effect of Oscillation on Perineal Pressure in Cyclists: Implications for Micro-Trauma” appeared in a recent issue a medical journal, and looked at the issue in a laboratory setting.

Participants were studied while seated and not pedaling on a typical bike seat; while seated and pedaling; while seated and not pedaling on a bike seat with shock absorbers; and while seated and pedaling on a bike seat with shock absorbers.

Not surprisingly, the impact using shock absorbers was 53% less – indicating that bikers need to use shock absorbing seats (something many currently do not do).

While this seems like common sense, studies like this allow scientists and doctors to work from an evidence base to develop new recommendations and strategies for addressing common issues. It will be interesting to see if this study will lead to new ideas and thoughts concerning how to approach this problem – and whether hardcore cyclists will be willing to adopt new strategies. Finding something that protects male organ sensitivity without interfering with a cyclist’s competitive advantage can be challenging.

Whether one enjoys cycling or not, a man wants to always protect his male organ sensitivity. One method he can employ is to use a first class male organ health creme (health professionals recommend Man 1 Man Oil, which is clinically proven mild and safe for skin) to maintain his overall male organ health. Of special note are those crèmes that include L- carnitine, an amino acid with neuroprotective properties which can help with male organ sensitivity and peripheral nerve damage. The best choices also include vitamin B5. Also known as pantothenic acid, B5 is a vital nutrient that is required for proper cell metabolism and tissue maintenance.

Visit http://www.menshealthfirst.com for additional information on most common male organ health issues, tips on improving manhood sensitivity and what to do to maintain a healthy male member. John Dugan is a professional writer who specializes in men's health issues and is an ongoing contributing writer to numerous websites.

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