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Erectile Dysfunction
March 15, 2024
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Can Juagen (Manhood Massages) & Prostate Massages in Singapore Treat Erectile Dysfunction?

Erectile dysfunction is a common issue faced by men, causing difficulty in achieving or maintaining an erection. In recent years, there has been a growing interest in natural remedies for this condition, including Juagen, an ancient Chinese manhood massage technique. In this article, we will explore what Juagen is, how it works, and whether it is an effective treatment for erectile dysfunction. We will also delve into prostate massages and whether they can be considered as an effective form of erectile dysfunction treatment.

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What Is Juagen (抓根)?

Also known as "Manhood Massage", Juagen (抓根) is a traditional Chinese practice that dates back over 2000 years. Juagen involves the use of acupressure and massage techniques to stimulate specific points on the male genitalia. By manipulating and applying pressure to the muscles and veins in the genital region, it supposedly improves blood circulation and removes blockages in the area.  

Practitioners of Juagen believe it can balance the body's energy flow, increase vitality, improve overall well-being, reduce stress, and even enhance sexual function in men. However, it is important to note that scientific evidence supporting these claims is limited.

Is Juagen Legit Or Is It Just Hanky-Panky Massage?

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Juagen massage is legal in Singapore, however it is not a regulated medical treatment. 

Looking for some hanky panky? Think again. 

In Singapore, the massage industry is subject to strict rules set out by both the Ministry of Health (MOH) and the Singapore Police Force (SPF). Massage parlours are required to be licensed and to adhere to the specific guidelines and regulations. 

It is important to note that any massage parlours offering Juagen or other other massages as a pretext for any sexual services or activities is illegal in Singapore. 

In a raid carried by the Singapore Police Force in 2021, it was found that a total of 63 licensed and unlicensed massage parlours were found to have been advertising sexual services, in breach of the Massage Establishments Act and the Massage Establishment Rules

If you are interested in undergoing Juagen sessions in Singapore, it is important that you do your due diligence and select a reputable, licensed massage establishment. 

What Is Prostate Massage? 

Prostate massage is the stimulation of the prostate gland using a finger or specialised tool. The prostate is a small, walnut-sized gland located between the bladder and the penis, and is responsible for producing semen. These massages are performed either externally through the perineum or internally via the anus. 

While studies are limited, prostate massages are believed to treat conditions like prostatitis (swelling and inflammation of the prostate gland), urine flow issues, painful ejaculation, and erectile dysfunction. 

Undergoing prostate massage is thought to facilitate the clearing of the prostatic duct, a passage connecting your prostate to the rest of your urinary and reproductive system. The massage produces a secretion of fluid that clears the prostatic duct, and potentially eliminates any symptoms you're experiencing. 

Juagen (Manhood) Massage vs Prostate Massage (What They Do, Cost, Which Ones Are Legal in Singapore)  

Massage TypeWhat They DoIs It Legal In Singapore?Price
Juagen (Manhood) MassageMassage of the genital region to improve blood circulation and remove blockages in the areaYes but not regulated as a medical treatment1 Hour Session: Approximately SGD 90 - 200
Prostate MassageStimulation of the prostate gland using a finger or specialised tool, either internally or externallyYes but not regulated as a medical treatment1 Hour Session: Approximately SGD 230

Are Any Of These Massages Effective At Treating Erectile Dysfunction? 

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Erectile dysfunction (ED) is often caused by poor blood flow to the genital area.

While further scientific research is necessary, there is a possibility that Juagen's acupressure and massage techniques could potentially help treat ED. 

By manipulating the muscles and veins in the genital region, Juagen aims to increase blood flow and circulation to the area, potentially enhancing your ability to achieve and maintain an erection, thus alleviating ED symptoms.

However, as Juagen is not recognised and regulated as a form of medical treatment in Singapore, it is recommended that you should speak to a licensed doctor about your erectile dysfunction issues and get prescribed treatments that work. 

There is limited research on the direct link between prostate massage and ED, but there are several theories on how it may help. 

Some studies suggest that prostate massage can increase blood flow to the penis, improve sexual function, and alleviate symptoms of ED. Additionally, prostate massage may help relieve pelvic pain and inflammation, which can contribute to ED.

Risks Involved With Juagen 

Here are some potential risks associated with Juagen that you might want to consider before booking a session:

1. Lack of Regulation 

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As mentioned earlier, while Juagen is legal in Singapore, it is also unregulated as a form of medical treatment. This means that it can be performed by practitioners and masseuses who might not have undergone standardised training or been subjected to any medical oversight. To minimise any potential risks, it is important that you choose experienced and reputable practitioners. 

2. Infection Risk

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Massages involving direct contact with the genital areas pose a risk of infection. It is important that proper hygiene practices are carried out by your practitioner or masseuse, as a lapse could increase your risk of developing a bacterial or fungal infection. 

The maintenance of a sterile environment and use of clean equipment and protective gear is crucial to minimising infection risks.

3. Discomfort Or Pain 

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As the genital region is a sensitive area, if Juagen is performed incorrectly, it may cause you discomfort or pain. 

If you experience discomfort or pain during a Juagen session, you should communicate that with your practitioner or masseuse. They should then take the appropriate steps to assess the situation and adjust the technique to ensure your comfort. 

Alternative ED Treatments Available In Singapore

Looking for more reputable ways to treat your ED? Here are some of the most common and effective ED treatments available in Singapore:

1. Prescription Oral Medication

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The most commonly prescribed ED treatments are oral medications like Viagra and Cialis.

These medications belong to a classification of medication called phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitors (PDE5 inhibitors). They work by relaxing the muscles and increasing the blood flow to your penis. This then helps you to get and maintain an erection much more easily. 

2. Penile Injections

Penile injections, also known as alprostadil injections, are administered directly into the penis.

They work by expanding your blood vessels and increasing the blood flow to your penis. Once injected, they can quickly produce an erection which can last up to an hour. 

3. Penile Implants

Penile implants involve surgically inserting a small tube on both sides of your penis. These tubes can then be pumped with air to help erect your penis.

4. Suppositories

Alprostadil urethral suppository involves inserting a small alprostadil suppository into the tip of your penis. The medication gets absorbed by the urethral wall, which then produces an erection that can last up to an hour.

5. Vacuum Restriction Devices (Penis Pump)

Vacuum restriction devices, also known as a penis pump, involves a hollow tube placed over the penis and then connected to a pump (either operated by hand or battery).

This pumping action creates a vacuum, causing blood to flow towards the penis. By placing a tension rubber ring around the base of the penis, the penis pump can generate an erection that lasts up to 30 minutes.

6. Talk Therapy

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While oral medication to address the physiological causes of ED, they will not be able to treat psychological causes like depression, stress and anxiety. 

Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) can help address and treat the psychological causes of ED. Alternatively, you can also explore relaxation techniques like breathing exercises, meditation, and guided imagery. These techniques have the potential to alleviate symptoms associated with anxiety, stress, and depression.

If you are experiencing erectile dysfunction, it is advisable that you consult a doctor. Here at Noah, our doctors are best equipped with the knowledge to help you ascertain the root cause of your ED. They will be able to advise you on the best treatment suited for you, and can also prescribe you the right medication should you need it.

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