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Sexual Health
June 23, 2017

The mechanics of great sex

You’ve mastered every position and technique, so you must be amazing in the sack, right? Don’t toot your own horn too hard now, maestro. Great sex goes beyond titillating tricks and quivering orgasms. It starts in your brain… “The brain is the most powerful sex organ,” says sex therapist Dr. Ian Kerner. There’s something to this claim, as in fact, your brain has the ability to induce an orgasm without any physical touch… Without your brain, you wouldn’t feel pain or pleasure. Without your brain, you’d have no interest in sex at all. That common saying, “Love (or sex) is…
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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
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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Birth ControlSexual Health
March 11, 2014

What are the hormonal methods of contraception? Written by Dr Lynelle

In my 1st blog post (Contraception 101) post we covered methods of contraceptives that don’t involve medical interventions. In my 2nd blog post (Contraceptives Which Prevent Pregnancy and STDs: Written by Dr Lynelle), we looked at barrier methods which prevent pregnancy and STDs. Here, we take a look at hormonal methods of contraceptives. (more…)
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Sexual Health
February 7, 2014

Here’s what men REALLY want this Valentine’s Day

Every year, on 14 February, shops make their biggest sales on flowers, chocolates, teddy bears and other cute gifts that couples exchange on Valentine’s Day. But ladies, is that what guys *really* want? Apparently not! According to a team of researchers who surveyed more than 1 000 adults, the only thing men want on Valentine’s Day is SEX. And nearly 60% of them said they expect to get even BETTER sex on Valentine’s Day than they normally get. So, while they might moan about the commercial side of the day, it turns out they actually look forward to it, maybe…
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Sexual Health
February 4, 2014

How the ‘other’ STDs can change your life

Most sexually transmitted diseases (STD) are overshadowed by the most infamous STD i.e. HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus). Even though HIV is dangerous, diseases like chlamydia, gonorrhoea and syphilis can also have a long-term impact on your life - even your ability to get pregnant! Here's what you need to know: (more…)
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Sexual Health
December 6, 2013

Condoms are all the rage in Plett

No matter what nervous parents might think about the annual Matric Rage in Plettenburg Bay, one great thing is emerging from news reports – teenagers are buying condoms by the crate load. To be honest, we’re not sure they’re always being used properly, as the sales of morning-after contraception pills has also gone through the roof, but the “condomise” message has clearly been received by SA teens. (more…)
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