Reproductive health

Sex After Menopause

Sex After Menopause

Introduction The transition from normal menstrual cycles to menopause is a time of significant hormonal changes for the female body. Known as the menopausal transition or peri-menopause, it is a period in which many women experience a range of physical ... Read More »

Great Sex Life after Menopause

Great Sex Life after Menopause

The hormonal changes that occur at menopause result in a range of symptoms, including hot flushes, mood changes and sexual symptoms. While most of the symptoms of menopause are temporary, sexual symptoms such as low libido, pain during intercourse (dyspareunia) ... Read More »

Husband’s Guide to Great Sex After Menopause

Husband’s Guide to Great Sex After Menopause

Introduction to menopause Menopause is a time when women experience considerable hormonal changes which result in symptoms such as hot flushes, mood swings and sexual problems. While these symptoms are natural, they can cause significant distress for menopausal women and ... Read More »

Menopause

Menopause

Menopause is the term used when women permanently stop having menstrual periods. It can be diagnosed after one year with no periods following the final menstrual period (FMP). Menopause may occur naturally, or may occur due to chemotherapy, surgery, or ... Read More »

Safe Sex, Alcohol and the Work Christmas Party

Safe Sex, Alcohol and the Work Christmas Party

The festive season is, for many, a time to let their hair down and have a few drinks after a hard year’s work. The work Christmas party can be a highlight of the festive social calendar, not only because the ... Read More »

Female Orgasm

Female Orgasm

The female orgasm is a series of pleasurable physical sensations and feelings which occurs following, and represents the peak in, sexual stimulation. Orgasm in females is a complex multidimensional phenomenon involving both physical and emotional components. However, not a lot ... Read More »

Healthy Sexual Relationships

Healthy Sexual Relationships

Having a healthy sex life and relationship are important parts of your overall health and wellbeing. The majority of adults experience sexual difficulties or health problems at some point. Sexually transmitted infections (including human immunodeficiency virus or HIV) and unwanted ... Read More »

Body Temperature Contraceptive Method

Body Temperature Contraceptive Method

What is the basal body temperature monitoring method? Basal body temperature monitoring is a contraceptive method which relies on the woman monitoring her basal body temperature on a daily basis. Basal body temperature is the body’s temperature at the time ... Read More »

Calendar Based Methods of Contraception

Calendar Based Methods of Contraception

What are calendar based methods? Calendar based contraceptive methods prevent pregnancy by monitoring the fertile periods during the menstrual cycle. To use this method a woman monitors the length of her menstrual cycle for a period of six months to ... Read More »

Cervical Mucus Monitoring Methods of Birth Control

Cervical Mucus Monitoring Methods of Birth Control

What are the cervical mucus monitoring methods of contraception? The cervical mucus monitoring methods of contraception are methods for preventing pregnancy which rely on a woman monitoring changes in her cervical mucus throughout the menstrual cycle. As the presence and ... Read More »