Taking care of your Sexual Health during the Pandemic

Sexual health services have, like so many other healthcare sectors, struggled under the pressures of the Covid-19 pandemic. When the UK suffered its first wave many routine services were stopped, to focus resources on coronavirus. But as the pandemic continues, it has become clear to the healthcare industry that we must adjust, and find a […]

The ABC of Hepatitis

The term Hepatitis refers to inflammation of the liver. The commonest cause of inflammation is due to viral infection. There are three common types of viral hepatitis- hepatitis A ,hepatitis B and Hepatitis C.   Hepatitis A This is more commonly known as ‘infectious hepatitis’. Hepatitis A is typically transmitted through the ingestion of contaminated […]

Erectile dysfunction – what are the treatments? One option might shock you…

Erectile dysfunction (ED) is when a man cannot achieve and/or maintain a full erection. Sometimes the penis may become semi-erect but may not be hard enough to have sex. In some cases there is no change to the penis at all.   How common is ED? Most men at some point in their lives may […]

Everything you need to know about genital herpes

There is a lot of misinformation and scaremongering out there when it comes to genital herpes. There also is too little emphasis on the importance of this sexually transmitted infection. Genital herpes is important because not only is it one of the more uncomfortable sexually transmitted infections, causing genital pain and difficulty urinating, but also […]

On a quest for the perfect vagina

On a quest for the perfect vagina With documented high rates of dissatisfaction when it comes to genital appearance, both women and men are increasingly seeking ways to improve or perfect their genitalia. From labial surgery (either for cosmetic procedures or functional concerns) through to laser devices inserted vaginally and even “The O-Shot” (injecting the […]

The Comeback of Syphilis

Public Heath England estimates that there is an over 70% increase in syphilis cases over the past 3 years. ‘Condom-less’ sex, the use of pre-exposure prophylaxis medication (PreP), multiple sexual partners, decreased awareness, and the wrong assumption that the disease is a thing of the past have all contributed to such a rise. (PreP is […]