Penetration: why is it hard to get hard? - Therapists in Galway : Therapists in Galway
Most men have problems with erections from time to time. But some men have erectile dysfunction, or ED. If you have ED, you may think that testosterone treatment will help. Testosterone is a male sex hormone.
Erectile dysfunction: How to recognise when it is a serious problem
Healthcare providers sometimes measure the firmness of your erections using the Erection Hardness Score. If you have any medical questions or concerns, please talk to your healthcare provider. The articles on Health Guide are underpinned by peer-reviewed research and information drawn from medical societies and governmental agencies. However, they are not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.
Erectile problems are the most common male presentation in sex therapy and psychological ED is normally easy to treat. Often men who come to me with erectile disorder can get an erection in masturbation, but not with their partners. If this is the case, there might be anxiety or relationship difficulties that are playing into the ED.