Sexual Health
August 22, 2020

The bad advice you need to question

“I heard from my second cousin’s friend that you can’t get an STD from…” 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. And, with the internet, anyone's opinion can quickly become fake news. Here's what you should know.
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Men's HealthSexual Health
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…)
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Sexual Health
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…)
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Birth Control
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…)
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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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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…)
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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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Back Pain
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…)
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