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Sexual Health

Food & nutritionSexual Health
August 8, 2016

Can eating apples improve a woman’s entire sexual experience?

Apparently so! Just like you, we have no idea who comes up with some of these weird ideas for medical studies. But they happen, and the results are often surprising. Take this one for example: (more…)
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Sexual Health
April 24, 2016

When men turn into women against their will

By Grant Wood Yes. You did read that headline correctly! Are you aware that it’s possible for your body to go through hormonal changes as you age? This is due to a lowering of your testosterone levels, and can lead to some characteristics that are more commonly associated with women – such as enlarged breasts. (more…)
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FertilityPregnancySexual Health
March 12, 2016

Putting the FUN into fertility

Amazingly, you have only around a 20% chance of conceiving each month – and this is only if everything is working as it should be. This percentage decreases with certain factors like increasing age (especially over 30), certain medical conditions and medication, being overweight, smoking and lack of exercise. (more…)
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Exercise, Fitness & MuscleSexual Health
January 14, 2016

Get some sexercise!

by Joanne Hart for HelloDoctor.co.za Valentine's day is nearly here, which means you a little bit of time to get yourself in peak condition for that special night. What if we told you that some simple, regular exercises could turn your love-life from “Meh, not tonight!” to “I’ll RACE you to the bedroom!”? We aren’t joking! Here are 5 ways to strengthen all the sexiest muscles and build stamina. (more…)
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Sexual Health
January 2, 2016

The 8 health benefits of sex

Joanne Hart for HelloDoctor.com The perks of sex extend well beyond the bedroom, and it does actually have many health benefits to boot! (more…)
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Sexual Health
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…)
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Sexual Health
December 9, 2015

I hate using condoms!

"Why would you like them to begin with? They’re rubber/plastic, and the amount of lubricant you need to use always surprises you – and let’s not mention the price!" If you sit and think about condoms, are they really ruining your sex-life? If you said yes, then let us help you change your mind. Number 1: The biggest side-effect of sex is pregnancy Yup, you read that right. Unprotected sex between a man and woman has a high chance of turning into a pregnancy. Even with the pill or other contraceptives, there’s always a chance that a woman will fall…
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Sexual Health
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…)
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Sexual Health
March 10, 2015

Sorry, Beyonce – You’re Wrong!

'Cause he’s taken you for granted and everything you had got destroyed’ – If I were a boy, Beyonce. Ah, yes – common lyrics of many chart-topping female pop tracks that seem to portray men as being sex obsessed, shallow and likely to cheat on women. But, we, at Hello Doctor, are going to explore whether her lyrics have any truth behind them. (more…)
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InfectionsSexual Health
February 7, 2015

Check out the lesser known STDs

HIV is dangerous, but it’s not the only sexually transmitted disease (STD) that can dramatically affect your life - there are others that can cause real damage. Using condoms and getting regular check-ups if you’re sexually active are how you stay healthy. Come and take a look at the STD line-up. (more…)
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