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Dr Jireh Serfontein, sexual health practitioner

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What is endometriosis?

March is global Endometriosis Awareness Month. Endometriosis is one of the most common chronic gynaecological disorders, affecting an estimated 10% of women in the...
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Your most embarrassing birth questions answered …

“Am I going to poop during labour?” is one of the most uncomfortable questions moms ask their gynaes. We asked our resident sexual health...
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“Not tonight, I have a headache” – ways to get over no libido

“Not tonight baby, I have a headache”. “Not tonight, I am tired”. “Not tonight…not tonight”. Low libido is a very common sexual concern and something...
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What antidepressants could be doing to your libido & sex life

Depression is a common problem affecting more than 350 million people worldwide, with women being 50% more likely to develop depression than men. We...
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Sex as a new mom

Being Mother’s Month, I thought it would be appropriate to talk about the sexual aspects of motherhood – and if this is even possible! Before...
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The HPV vaccination

Vaccines against cervical cancer have been all over the news and social media during the last few years. There has been new hype about...
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Do you know your sexual rights?

Human Rights Day for South Africans falls on 21 March. Although South Africans will always remember the Sharpeville massacre and what it meant, Human...
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Have a satisfying sex life, but keep it safe!

February is the month of love, so it makes sense to focus on reproductive health this month. Reproductive health implies that people are able...
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5 ways how HIV is transmitted 

The 1st of December is World Aids Day and while HIV/AIDS is still the very real threat, great strides have been made in understanding...
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Dads, remember to have your prostate checked!

As November is Prostate Awareness Month, I thought it would be a good time to share some info for the daddies. Firstly, we need...
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