How to Increase Penis Size - Methods for Penis Enlargement

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Medically Reviewed by Dr. Deepika Tiwari - MBBS on 14 Jan 2019 - Written by Dr. Abhishek S Parihar - MBBS - Grammatically Approved by Dr. Kavita Jaggi Agrawal - MBBS

To increase average penis size one can follow a healthy diet, avoid smoking, exercise daily, take vitamins and minerals, lose belly fat, avoid using penis enlargement products. However, to increase penis size faster one can try penis massage, stretching, and kegel exercise.

Almost every man in this world wish to satisfy their partners during sex. However, issues such as size of sex organs such as penis is considered as a factor measuring sexual pleasure.

What is a penis?

Penis is an integral part of male reproductive system which plays an inevitable role in sexual intercourse. The male reproductive system is consisted of the penis, the testicles, prostate gland, and the seminal vessels or epididymis. The penis is a spongy body consisted of muscles with an ability to create an erection which causes stiffening of the muscles. The stiff body of the penis is required for sexual penetration and ejaculation of semen through urethra, a channel inside the penis which helps in ejaculation of sperm as well as urine.

Does My penis Size Matter?

penis size is a major anxiety factor among men and boys. Penis or phallus is often a medium to boast manhood and masculinity. Research shows that average 90% of men worldwide prefer to have a long and thick penis to satisfy their partners.

An average of 60% males relate penis size to sexual satisfaction. “The more the better” is a socialized norm among men regarding penis size.

Do Women Really Care About penis Size?

Research shows that women prefers a moderately sized penis for sexual gratification. However, more than the penis size, women are concerned with other factors such as sexual skills, foreplay, oral sex, sexual attentions, intelligence, erotic talks, chemistry etc. when it comes to a satisfactory sexual relationship. For women “Bigger is not always better”.

women really care about penis size

Minimum & Average penis Size

The minimum penis size of an erected penis should be around 8 cm or 3.14 inches for successful sexual intercourse. However, it depends on factors such as age and race. For example, the minimum penis size is 9-10 cm as compared 8 cm in Asian males.

The average penis length is 14-16 cm with girth 12-13 cm in Caucasian and African males. However, Asian males are slightly left behind with 13-14 as minimum penis size. However, girth is not really a matter for men in any race.

How to Increase penis Size?

An enlarged penis is a fantasy of many men. If you are one of them and are really interested to increase your penis size, we bring you certain exercises and dietary supplements such as vitamins and minerals to help you achieve your dream.

how to increase penis size

However, these exercises do not induce a rapid increase of the penis which should be taken into mind. Moreover, if you are not into home exercises and supplements for penis size increase, you can adopt for medical method of penis enlargement with the help of an urologist.

1- Exercises to Increase penis Size

A penis is consisted of three layers of spongy tissues filled with blood. When sexual excitement happens, the blood circulation goes high and erection takes place.  When you do regular exercises of penis, it leads to expansion of the penis chambers. The increased chambers are able to absorb more blood and hence the penis size increases during erection. We in this article, bring you certain home remedies or exercise methods to increase penis size.

  • Warm Towel Therapy- Steam therapy is often considered best for muscle health. For this therapy, dip a soft and clean towel in lukewarm water, squeeze out the excess water and use the steam or vapor to massage your penis. Regular use of this therapy will induce more blood flow and expansion of penile chambers.
  • Jel-Q Method- This is a very popular massaging technique effective for penis enlargement. This method is a bit technical and needs close attention. Jel-Q can be explained with the following steps-
  • Clean and dry your penis and the nearby area properly.
  • With clean hands apply lubricating products such as Vaseline, baby oil, artificial lubricants, cocoa butter etc. on the penis and massage your penis.
  • Make an ‘O’ shaped grasp at the base of the penis with thumb and index finger.
  • Use ‘pincher grasp’ using the other hand. Use the thumb and index finger here. Use the picture below the hold your penis and keep moving forward and backward to promote blood flow.

2. Vitamins & Minerals to Increase penis Size

There are certain vitamins and minerals you should take as a part of your daily dietary intake to increase penis size. They also help people with various sexual dysfunctions such as premature ejaculation and prolonged erection. The vitamins & minerals necessary for this purpose-

  • Amino Acid
  • Calcium
  • Vitamin E
  • Potassium
  • Folic Acid

These vitamins and minerals can be found in natural forms in many green vegetables and meat form. Also, these can be bought in artificial form in the form of supplements or medicines.

How to increase penis size at home?

There are a number of ways in which you can try to increase the size of penis at home itself:

  • Taking herbs to maximize blood flow to penis: A number of herbs like ginseng, ginkgo biloba, maca, L-arginine can help you in increasing the length of the sex organ. You can also have watermelon for the same. 
  • Quit smoking
  • Regular exercise
  • Exercise your pelvic floor
  • Losing fat around belly
  • Try penis-enhancing devices
  • Avoid using penis enlargement products like Viagra
  • No stretching or weight-hanging
  • Avoid Surgical enhancement

increase penis size at home

Average penis size in India

Average size in India stands at 4 inches as concluded in a worldwide study.

Average penis size in world

According to a study, the average flaccid penis length was found to be measuring 3.5 inches ie 8.9 cm in length.

How to increase penis size faster?

There are certain ways that can help you boost up your penis growth faster than the usual ways.

  • Kegel Exercise: Performing Kegel exercise regularly can boost your erection as it contributes to the increasing blood flow in the penis. 
  • The Hot Cloth Warm Up: As mentioned earlier, This method has different benefits like it increases blood flow in the tissues inside penis and also, it helps in making the skin around the organ turn more flexible. This flexibility is necessary for performing size enhancing exercises and helps in reducing the chances of getting bruises. 
  • Stretching: Stretching helps in exercising the organ to increase blood flow and it takes only 5 minutes of stretching to make the desired difference. 
  • Rich diet: At the time of following any type of penis enlargement exercise regimen, there has to be certain vitamins and vitamins that need to be included in the diet. In order to avail the benefits of all the nutrients, you must have a nutrient rich diet. It will not only help in penis enlargement but also help you achieve sexual ability and libido.

Does size of penis matter for satisfaction?

As per various studies and researches, size of penis has no physical impact on female satisfaction as generally perceived by men. However, the width of the penis can still be considered to be an important aspect in this context. Mainly, because the girth of the penis towards the base can give better stimulation to the clitoris. The feeling of greater fullness, due to the greater width, is also a reason for increased sense of satisfaction at both physical as well as psychological level.

Minimum penis size to satisfy a woman?

The average minimum flaccid size required to sexually satisfy a woman is close to 3.61 inches.

Hope this article has been beneficial for you in resolving your queries on penis size. Follow Elawoman blog to get regular updates on fertility health and treatment.

Dr. Abhishek S Parihar

Written by

Reproductive Endocrinologist, Gynecologist

Dr. Abhishek S Parihar is an Infertility Specialist and Reproductive Endocrinologist specializing in PCOD treatment, IUI, IVF treatment and HPV Vaccination specialty as well. He has completed MBBS from Pondicherry University in 2003 and MS in Obstetrics and Gynecology from JJM Medical College in 2008. Later, he went on to pursue Fellowship in Reproductive Medicine from CRAFT Hospital, Kerala in 2012. He is a member of Indian Medical Association (IMA), Gynecological Endocrine Society of India, Indian Fertility Society (IFS) and Indian Association of Gynecological Endoscopist (IAGE) and Federation of Obstetric and Gynecological Societies of India (FOGSI). Dr. Abhishek is currently practicing his expertise at Faith Infertility and IVF Clinic, Indirapuram, Ghaziabad. For more information, visit elawoman.com


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Ujjwal Rai

Informative article and I think I will use the listed resources to increase my penis size by cutting off the bad habits from my daily routine.

Nov. 3, 2018, 5:59 p.m. 4.5


Swastika Rao

Flaxseed is rich in omega 3 folic acid so, you can include it to your daily diet to increase your penis size.

Oct. 25, 2018, 10:12 p.m. 4.5


Nityanand Gupta

I think it's better to work on increasing your sperm count rather than working on increasing your penis size. Sperm quality will help you and your wife to conceive easily.

Oct. 17, 2018, 1:55 p.m. 4.5


Sameer Gupta

The exercises listed in this article to increase penis size are really effective. I have tried it on myself and it's fruitful.

Oct. 5, 2018, 2:31 p.m. 4.5


Sangida Khan

You can choose natural methods to overcome your penis problems like using canola oil, apple cider vinegar and lot more. They don't have any side-effects and are very effective.

Oct. 4, 2018, 6:48 p.m. 4.5


Vyomaang Gurbux

Oct. 3, 2018, 3:29 p.m. 4.5

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