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Why Can't I Get an Erection?

  • 24 Sep, 2019
  • Mohamed Imran Lakhi

Many men will experience occasional situations in which they are unable to get and maintain an erection for sexual intercourse. This is quite normal and can be caused by a number of factors such as stress, tiredness, anxiety or having too much alcohol.However, if you regularly have difficultly trying to achieve an erection for sex, then you may have erectile dysfunction. This is quite a common condition for men over the age of 40. According t...

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What Causes Bacterial Vaginosis?

  • 23 Sep, 2019
  • Mohamed Imran Lakhi

Bacterial Vaginosis is caused when the vagina's natural bacterial levels are disturbed, leading to symptoms such as a strong, fishy smell and abnormal discharge. According to the female hygiene brand Canesten, Bacterial Vaginosis, otherwise known as BV, is the most common cause of vaginal infections in women of childbearing age.The vagina contains thousands of bacteria, otherwise known as lactobacilli, which keep the natural pH balance at a s...

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What are the chances of becoming pregnant while on the pill?

  • 17 Sep, 2019
  • Mohamed Imran Lakhi

The contraceptive pill is still one of the most successful methods of preventing pregnancy today. But as with any other prescription medicine, how you take it will determine how effective it will be for you.When used as prescribed, the contraceptive pill can be greater than 99% effective at preventing pregnancy. In numbers, this means less than 1 out of 100 women will get pregnant on the pill each year.The pill works to prevent pregnancy in t...

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Why do I keep getting thrush?

  • 11 Sep, 2019
  • Mohamed Imran Lakhi

What is thrush?Thrush is a common yeast infection that can affect men and women. Although it's relatively harmless, thrush can be quite uncomfortable, a little embarrassing, and may keep coming back despite repeated treatments.Thrush can affect several areas of the body, including the armpits, the groin, and the mouth, although it's far more common in the genital area. While thrush is not technically classed as a sexually transmitted infectio...

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How long does it take the contraceptive pill to work?

  • 06 Sep, 2019
  • Mohamed Imran Lakhi

A lot of women still prefer the contraceptive pill as a non-invasive option for preventing pregnancy these days. If you have decided to use the pill, you may be wondering when exactly it will start protecting you from becoming pregnant.While there is a general guide as to when you can expect the pill to take effect, there are other factors that will affect how long it will take the pill to start working. But first, let’s briefly look at...

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