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What is it really like to get a Mirena?

Published by Grow A Pair. We follow Lindi as she goes through the process of getting the Mirena inserted! The Mirena is a small, T-shaped hormonal intrauterine device classified as a long-acting reversible contraceptive method. Thank…
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VAGINISMUS

What is Vaginismus? Vaginismus is vaginal tightness causing discomfort, burning, pain, penetration problems, or complete inability to have intercourse. Depending on the intensity, Vaginismus symptoms range from minor burning sensations…
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These types of guys often have problems with erections…

      How about you?! Did you know:  Erectile problems can be a sign of heart disease? Check here if you are at risk: Are you smoking? Did you smoke for more than…
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Candidiasis

Candidiasis is a fungal infection in the body. There are many species of Candida, but the most common species that causes infection is called Candida albicans. Candida albicans occurs normally in small amounts in the body. An overgrowth…
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Is There Really a Mr Right?

Worrying about whether you’ll find Mr Right is a concern that can consume many of us who wish to hang up our dating heels in search of deeper commitment. But in women’s quest to find ‘the one’ are our expectations in romantic relationships…
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Honeymoon Crash Course - Sexual Health 101

By Dr Elna Rudolph. Wedding night jitters? Welcome to Sexual Health 101 – find everything you need to know about sex and your sexual health before you set off on your honeymoon.   Start getting excited about sex! It…
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Sex After 50?

How to make it an easier (bicycle) ride… By Dr. Elna Rudolph. MBChB (UP); MHSc: Sexual Health (US, Aus); FECSM (Fellow of the European Committee for Sexual Medicine) Warming up: Sex after the age of fifty is not unlike cycling after…
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Not tonight Darling… I have a headache (in the pelvis!)

Pelvic pain, like headaches, can have a significant impact on a patient’s sexual functioning, relationship and quality of life.  The common perception is that a headache is the cliché excuse for avoiding intercourse.  But what if the…
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PREMATURE EJACULATION

The definition for premature ejaculation has been debated over the years but many experts in the field currently rely on the International Society of Sexual Medicine (ISSM) definition which identifies the following criteria: Ejaculation…

SEND BETTER SMOKE SIGNALS

By Pablo Sennett. Partly edited by Dr. Elna Rudolph. No matter how solid your relationship, you’ll never get away from everyday stress. But you can make sure it doesn’t burn the house down. Here’s how to stop fanning the flames. The…
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The Complications of Untreated Chlamydia

By Rebekah Kendal. We take a closer look at the complications that men and women might experience as a result of untreated chlamydia. Because at least half of the people with chlamydia don't experience any symptoms, it is possible…
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Sex Marks the Spot - Sexual Exploration

*Adapted by Dr. Elna Rudolph from an Article in Woman’s Health Magazine, authored by Kirsty Carpenter and Maressa Brown. In this article, we explore various erogenous zones and offer some basic tips on how to stimulate your partner. First…