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Sex Addiction

WHAT IS SEX ADDICTION? Sex addiction is a process addiction (similar to food addiction or an eating disorder). Process addictions differ to substance addictions in that they begin early on in life once a blueprint has been laid out by the…
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Candid sexual health chat on Rooi Rose Radio’s latest podcast series

In the first season of Rooi Rose Radio’s new podcast series “Tussen Ons”, Mariette Snyman talks to experts on women's heart issues, sexual health and happy relationships. Be sure to listen to this groundbreaking series’ first three episodes…

Gender Dysphoria

On May 25, 2019, the World Health Organization (WHO) approved a major change to its global manual of diagnoses, which will greatly benefit transgender people around the world. 'Gender Dysphoria' (or Gender Incongruence) has replaced 'Gender…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…

Gender Affirming Hormone Treatment for Transgender People

We see many transgender and non-binary patients at MSH. These are the principles that apply when we offer gender affirming hormone treatment… We hope you find them helpful and that we see you at one of our practices shortly! 1. Leaving…
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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.…
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Why use lubrication

Lubrication 101 This article on lubricants was written by Boitumelo Matshaba for Move! Magazine.  Dr Elna Rudolph shares her insights and experience with lubricants to improve things in the bedroom. Make sure you also check out our products…
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Painful Intercourse

Painful Intercourse: An article to help doctors make the right diagnosis This article was written by our clinical head, Dr Elna Rudolph, and was published in Nociceptive Views. It is intended to help doctors make the right diagnosis and offer…