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Dr Jireh Serfontein, sexual health practitioner


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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Low libido in women

One of the top sexual complaints I hear from women is that of a low libido. Low libido, medically termed as hypoactive sexual desire...

Copper pearls: The latest in hormone-free contraception

The copper pearls are a birth control method that requires no hormones and is effective for up to 5 years. The copper pearls work along...
birth control pills and condom

What is the right birth control for you?

Making choices about birth control isn’t easy. There are many factors that come into play: your overall health, how often you have sex, the...