September 17, 2016
Vasectomy – Is it for you?
The thought of surgery involving the scrotum is enough to instil fear in even the bravest man. But if you have completed your family, a vasectomy is a worthwhile consideration. If this is you, here are your most common questions, answered. (more…)Read More
August 22, 2016
The bad advice you need to question
“I heard from my second cousin’s friend that you can’t get an STD from…” STOP! This is like a terribly-played game of broken telephone – the original information may have been incorrect from the beginning, or lost down the line; unconfirmed “advice” can be very dangerous. If you thought these statements were facts, read this very carefully. (more…)Read More
August 16, 2016
What is Human Papillomavirus?
While HIV is the most common sexually transmitted infection (STI) in South Africa, there are many others which are just as dangerous, for example Human Papilloma Virus (HPV). (more…)Read More
July 6, 2016
Surgical methods of contraception
In my 1st blog post we covered methods of contraceptives that don’t involve medical interventions, and in the 2nd, we looked at barrier methods which prevent pregnancy and STDs. From there we moved onto hormonal methods of contraceptives, and here, in our final blog post we cover surgical “irreversible” methods of contraception. (more…)Read More
December 13, 2015
Safe sex during the holidays
December is time for you to take a break from the daily grind! It’s a month of relaxation, fun and spending time with loved ones. It’s also a time where people let go a little and may take more risks than they usually do. Those late-night get-togethers can lead to unprotected sex, which, in turn, could lead to an unexpected surprise 9 months down the line. (more…)Read More
October 13, 2015
Trying again after a miscarriage – when is it safe?
Having a miscarriage is traumatic - and trying to fall pregnant again can be daunting. Let’s take a look at some commonly asked questions about miscarriage. (more…)Read More
October 11, 2015
Sexual myths: Do you believe in any of them?
Whether you find it easy or difficult to talk about sex, there’s every chance that you’ve heard at least one of these myths. Wanting a healthy sex-life is something everyone wants, but sometimes our expectations are too high without us realising it. How is this possible? We’re fed a lot of information every day on social media, magazines and even what our friends tell us about what a great sex-life is all about. Worst of all, some of them might not be true, or simply exaggerated to impress you. (more…)Read More
October 21, 2014
Don’t let back pain affect your sex-life
Suffering from lower back pain? If you do, then it’s understandable that you’ll try your best to avoid being intimate with your partner for fear of igniting pain instead of passion. However, chronic backache doesn’t need to be the end of your sex life. With a few changes to your positions and pace, intimacy is possible and mutually satisfying. (more…)Read More