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Why Fit Women Have Much Better Sex

By Cindy Kuzma. Partly edited by Dr. Elna Rudolph. The perfect playlist helps get you in the mood. Sweat beads on your skin, your heart races and your muscles contract. By the time you’re finished, you’re breathless, maybe drained,…

Will a detox improve my sex life? Ask Dr Rascher

By Dr. Careen Rascher. Published in Longevity Magazine, October 2017. Low sexual desire can develop for many reasons, including stress, lack of sleep, hormonal imbalances and weight gain. Getting rid of toxins and pollutants in your body…
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Die groot O

Deur Mariette Snyman, oorspronklik gepubliseer in Rooi Rose. Gedeeltelik aangepas deur Dr. Elna Rudolph. Die ekstase van orgasme – of die afwesigheid daarvan – is vir baie mense ‘n taboe-onderwerp. Maar die invloed wat dit op vroue…
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Sex in the third trimester

From my perspective as a sexologist, I think it is important for couples to maintain an emotional and physically intimate relationship right through pregnancy.  You need to be as close as possible to face the challenges ahead and come out…
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HIV and safe conception

By Dr. Elna Rudolph and Dr. Jireh Serfontein. Before the introduction of antiretroviral therapy (ART), healthcare providers discouraged childbearing due to the risk of HIV transmission (to uninfected partners as well as from mother-to-child). Read…
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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…