A UTI affects the urinary system, which includes the kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra. Causes and treatment of a UTI.
A Pap smear is a procedure that tests for cervical cancer as well as Human papillomavirus (HPV). In this article, we’ll give you all the information you need to ensure that you understand the importance of having the test done every three to five years.
Are you tired or experiencing negative side effects of using birth control pills? The good news is that there are long-acting- and permanent contraceptive methods available. In this article, we’ll take an in-depth look at the different types so that you can make an informed decision about which method suits you best. Make sure that…
Is your sex life not as pleasurable as it used to be? Many factors can influence this issue; one of them is a weak pelvic floor. Don’t to worry, with a bit of (s)exercise, targeting your pelvic floor, you’ll enjoy a better sex life.
Parents, it may be a difficult topic to bring up with your child(ren), but it’s vital that girls have comprehensive knowledge about all aspects of sex when reaching their teenage years. Use this article as a guide to educating them about the potential consequences of having unsafe sex and how they can protect themselves from…
Your body, your choice… or is it? What are your rights when it comes to contraception and pregnancy termination? In this article, we’re going to lay down the law (so to speak) so that you will never even have to think about this question ever again.
Ever heard or read about HPV? No? Well, then you need to digest these fundamental facts about human papillomavirus. You may already have it without knowing.
STI myth-busting The amount of false information out there, especially on the internet, is astounding and leads to the transmission of STIs and unintended pregnancies. In this article, we’re going to be focusing on STI myth-busting.
Understanding PMS Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a group of changes that can affect your physical and emotional health during days of your menstrual cycle, usually just before your period; PMS starts five to 11 days before menstruation. In this article, we’re going to give you a better understanding of the condition.
What is body dysmorphia? Also known as body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), it is a mental condition where the individual cannot stop thinking about supposed flaws in their appearance. There are a variety of causes: from genetics to the skewed societal pressure of what is considered ‘beautiful’. Marie Stopes South Africa is dedicated to women’s wellness…