Death Grip Syndrome. What is it & How to Treat it
Beat The Habit, Not Your Meat!
by Air Force Amy
Death Grip Syndrome, also known as porn-induced erectile dysfunction (PIED), is a condition where a person becomes unable to achieve or maintain an erection during sexual activity due to excessive or prolonged use of pornography or masturbation. This condition can have a negative impact on a person’s sexual relationships and overall quality of life.
The treatment for death grip syndrome involves several approaches, including:
1. Abstinence: Stopping or reducing the use of pornography and masturbation is often the first step in treating death grip syndrome.
2. Counseling: Talking to a therapist can help a person address any underlying psychological or emotional issues that may be contributing to their use of pornography or their difficulty achieving an erection.
3. Medications: In some cases, medications such as Viagra or Cialis may be prescribed to help a person achieve and maintain an erection.
4. Lifestyle changes: Adopting a healthier lifestyle, including regular exercise and a balanced diet, can also help improve sexual function.
5. Support groups: Joining a support group can provide a person with a supportive community of individuals who are also struggling with death grip syndrome and can offer advice and encouragement.
6. Re-Introduction to various sexual stimulations sans the visual porn.
It is important to note that death grip syndrome can be a complex condition, and treatment may require a combination of these approaches. Consulting with a healthcare provider, therapist, sex therapist and qualified sex professional (me, AirForceAmy) can help a person determine the best course of action for their specific needs.
Is PIED caused by the need for visual stimulation?
Yes, death grip syndrome or porn-induced erectile dysfunction (PIED) is often caused by the excessive use of pornography or masturbation to achieve sexual arousal. This can lead to a desensitization to natural sexual stimuli such as touch, smell, and sound, and a dependence on visual stimulation to achieve or maintain an erection during sexual activity. Over time, this can result in difficulty achieving an erection or reaching orgasm during sexual activity with a partner.
The treatment for death grip syndrome usually involves reducing or stopping the use of pornography and masturbation, and focusing on other forms of sexual stimulation and intimacy with a partner to re-sensitize oneself to natural sexual stimuli. Counseling or therapy may also be helpful to address any underlying psychological or emotional issues that may be contributing to the reliance on pornography or masturbation for sexual arousal.
The length of time it takes to re-sensitize oneself to natural sexual stimuli and recover from death grip syndrome or porn-induced erectile dysfunction can vary depending on the severity of the condition and the individual’s personal circumstances. Re-sensitization involves gradually reducing or eliminating the use of pornography and masturbation and focusing on other forms of sexual stimulation, such as intimacy with a partner or self-stimulation without visual aids. This process may take weeks or months, and it is important to be patient and persistent in making changes.
Working with a sex therapist or counselor can be helpful in addressing any underlying psychological or emotional issues that may be contributing to the reliance on pornography or masturbation for sexual arousal. Other therapy may involve exploring and resolving past trauma, addressing anxiety or depression, or improving communication and intimacy in relationships.
It is important to note that recovery from death grip syndrome may take time and a willingness to make changes in one’s behavior and thought patterns.
Would ED pills help to return normal sexual function.
Erectile dysfunction (ED) pills, such as Viagra or Cialis, can be helpful in restoring normal sexual function in men who are experiencing ED due to physical causes, such as poor blood flow to the penis. However, ED pills may not be effective in treating porn-induced erectile dysfunction, also known as death grip syndrome, which is caused by the excessive use of pornography or masturbation.
Death grip syndrome is often related to psychological factors, such as desensitization to natural sexual stimuli or anxiety related to sexual performance. In these cases, the use of ED pills alone may not address the underlying psychological causes of the condition.
If a person is experiencing porn-induced erectile dysfunction, treatment may involve reducing or eliminating the use of pornography and masturbation, as well as addressing any underlying psychological or emotional issues that may be contributing to the reliance on these behaviors for sexual arousal. In some cases, therapy or counseling may be helpful in addressing these underlying issues.
It is important to consult with a healthcare provider to determine the best course of treatment for ED or porn-induced erectile dysfunction, as the appropriate treatment will depend on the underlying causes of the condition.
My advice and reason for writing this article is of course to bring awareness to this condition but to also offer my services as certified sex therapist at the Bunnyranch. I can re introduce a person with death grip syndrome back to normalization and stimulation without the visualization of pornography and without shame or judgement.
I am a compassionate woman that loves my craft and I just want you to have the most fulfilling sex life possible. I have an arsenal of tips and tricks up my sleeve and decades of experience to help improve performance and overcome anxiety and fear based sexual tension and issues.
If you or someone you know can relate to the symptoms oin this article please do not hesitatre to email me to begin your super fun journey to a happy, fulfilling and rewarding sex life≥
Air Force Amy