Entries by Dr. Jireh Serfontein

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Sex as a new mom – is it even possible?

With Mother’s Day falling in the month of May, I thought it would be fitting to talk about the sexual aspects surrounding new motherhood. Before there were kids you were able to get your sexy on without any problems. Now, as a new mom, you are sleep-deprived, your breasts are two massive milk jugs, your […]

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Do you know your sexual rights?

21 March marks Human Rights day in South Africa. Sexual rights are grounded in universal human rights that are already recognised across the globe. And for sexual health to be attained and maintained in societies, the sexual rights of all persons must be respected, protected and fulfilled. The World Association of Sexual Health revised the […]

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The top 5 post-birth intimacy issues

By Lynne Gidish. Most birth- and intimacy-related anxieties and questions are difficult to discuss, so our experts tackled your most common post-birth intimacy concerns here. Read the full article here. Dr Jireh Serfontein – Medical Doctor specialising in the field of sexual health medicine. 086 227 7718 www.drjirehserfontein.co.za admin@mysexualhealth.co.za

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Safe sex in the month of love

February is the month of love. That means the birds are doing it, the bees are doing it… Everyone will be getting it on this Valentine’s month, but before the fever of love raises the temperature, it may prove sensible to pause for a moment and give some thought to your reproductive health. Reproductive health […]

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The ins and outs of prostate cancer

Since November is Prostate Awareness month I thought it would be a good time to share some information. Firstly, we need to understand what the prostate is. The prostate is a walnut-sized gland that lies between the bladder and the penis. The urethra runs through the prostate, from the bladder to the penis, letting urine […]

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How to Turn On Your Man

How to Turn On Your Man There are ways to reignite the spark in your love life. By Bonolo Sekudu. Read the full article here. This article was originally written for MOVE Magazine by Bonolo Sekudu, with advice by Dr Jireh Serfontein. Dr Jireh Serfontein – Medical Doctor specialising in the field of sexual health […]

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Low Libido in Women

Low Libido in Women One of the sexual complaints I hear about most often from women visiting my practice, is of experiencing a low libido. Low libido, medically termed hypoactive sexual desire disorder, is when your lack of interest in sex is recurrent or persistent and causes personal distress. Read the full article here. This […]

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Low Libido in Men

Low Libido in Men The number one reason patients schedule a visit to my practice is that they experience sexual problems of some kind. “I think there might be a problem with my libido” is a concern I hear about on a daily basis. Low libido can be described as a decrease or a lack […]

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Copper Pearls – The Latest in Hormone-Free Contraception

Long-term Hormone-Free Contraception The copper pearls are a birth control method that requires no hormones and is effective for up to 5 years. Read the full article here. Dr Jireh Serfontein – Medical Doctor specialising in the field of sexual health medicine. 086 227 7718 www.drjirehserfontein.co.za admin@mysexualhealth.co.za

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As jou lus geblus is

Jou lae libido of moegheid tussen die lakens het dalk baie meer met jou gesondheid te doen as wat jy dink. Deur Marteli Brewis, oorspronklik gepubliseer in Kuier, Februarie 2018. Lees die volle artikel hier. Dr Jireh Serfontein – Medical Doctor specialising in the field of sexual health medicine. 086 227 7718 www.drjirehserfontein.co.za admin@mysexualhealth.co.za

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Kafoefel = Flink Dink

Studies toon ’n vervullende sekslewe kan veral in jou middeljare jou verstand skerp hou en talle skete laat verdwyn. Deur Marelize Potgieter, oorspronklik gepubliseer in Huisgenoot, September 2017. Lees die volle artikel hier. Dr Jireh Serfontein – Medical Doctor specialising in the field of sexual health medicine. 086 227 7718 www.drjirehserfontein.co.za admin@mysexualhealth.co.za

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M is for Masturbation

May is international masturbation month: An entire month devoted to self-love and self-pleasure. It all started in 1995, when a San Francisco based sex shop, Good Vibrations, inaugurated Masturbation Month, in response to the firing of then-Surgeon General Dr. Joycelyn Elders who suggested masturbation be included in youth sex education programmes. “We were astounded. It […]