Christopher G. Wood MD FACS


Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG)

Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) is a hormone that is usually produced during pregnancy. But some types of cancer can also cause high levels of hCG. The amount of hCG may be measured in blood or urine to see if a woman is pregnant. The test also may be done as part of a screening test for birth defects. High levels of…

Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG)

Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) is a hormone that is usually produced during pregnancy. But some types of cancer can also cause high levels of hCG. The amount of hCG may be measured in blood or urine to see if a woman is pregnant. The test also may be done as part of a screening test for birth defects. High levels of…

Hormonal Factors in Erection Problems

Hormonal factors may play a role in erection problems (erectile dysfunction). Men who produce low levels of the hormone testosterone (a condition known as hypogonadism) may have decreased sexual desire. A blood test is usually done if your doctor suspects this problem. But few men with erection problems have low…

Anatomía de la próstata

La próstata es un órgano pequeño con forma de nuez que se encuentra justo debajo de la vejiga del hombre. Rodea la uretra, el conducto que transporta la orina desde la vejiga hacia el exterior del organismo a través del pene. La próstata produce la mayor parte del líquido del semen.

Psychotherapy for Erection Problems

Psychological issues may play a role in erection problems (erectile dysfunction). These issues may include depression, anxiety disorder, or another mental disorder. Men with these types of problems may benefit from therapy. Psychological treatment is most likely to be helpful for men who: Have an erect penis when they…