Sexual Health

27 February 2020

Seven ways strawberries can benefit your sex life

Strawberries are one of the best foods for sex, so on National Strawberry Ice Cream Day- we are here to tell you why! Strawberries are busting with anti-oxidants which benefit your ...
16 February 2020

Six ways almonds can improve your sex life

Today is National Almond Day so we thought we would take a look at the benefits of this nut on your sexual prowess! According to "The Testosterone Factor: A Practical Guide ...

19 December 2017

12 Ways to boost your fertility over Christmas

The festive season and New Year often heralds a time for change and for many couples, this may be the phase where they might be thinking about starting a family. ...

21 October 2015

Emergency contraception - why are so many women reluctant to use it?

A study said 83% of women don't use emergency contraception after unprotected sex, so we take a look at the side effects that might be putting people off taking it. ...

6 October 2015

Students sit up and take notice these tests you won’t want to pass

New research reveals pregnancy and contraception concerns of female students • 76% of students surveyed (students surveyed=1,354) said they had no intention of getting pregnant in the next 3 years1 ...

2 October 2015

Five reasons women don’t enjoy sex

For some women, sex is not a pleasurable experience. The reasons why can be different for every woman- it might be psychological, physical or an element of both. It can ...

27 September 2015

Top tips for enjoying sex in later life

Don't settle - Just because you are getting older doesn't mean that you have to put up with every health condition that comes your way- visit your doctor and find ...

26 September 2015

Which contraceptive is right for you?

Today is World Contraception Day- a day that celebrates young people being able to make informed choices about their sexual health and improve their knowledge about contraception. Here we take ...

25 September 2015

To Soon Off The Mark - Premature Ejaculation

Premature ejaculation is a condition defined as a lack of or decreased ejaculatory control - less than a minute after penetration during intercourse. - it's psychological consequences can kill a ...
13 September 2015

The morning after pill- all you need to know

The morning after pill prevents pregnancy after you have had unprotected sex. It can be effective if the condom breaks during intercourse too. Despite the name, you don't need to ...

12 September 2015

How to prevent recurrent cystitis

Cystitis is the inflammation of the bladder caused by a bladder infection. We take a look at how you can reduce the likelihood of getting it in a few easy ...

30 August 2015

Contraception after birth

There is no set time after you give birth to start having sex again but immediately after your child is born you may feel quite sore and tired. The advice ...

23 August 2015

Does the pill cause weight gain?

The NHS says that there is no evidence to support the contraceptive pill causing weight gain. It is important to remember that all contraceptives cause side effects. For some women ...

19 August 2015

Many Brits are still confused by STIs

www.medexpress.co.uk has found that the average Brit is unclear about the symptoms and side effects of STIs and confuse them for other things. Unsurprisingly many don't rate the sexual education ...
15 August 2015

Top ten reasons to get your fertility checked

By Mr Michael Dooley, Consultant Gynaecologist at Poundbury Fertility at King Edward VII's Hospital A recent study has shown that if a woman wants to have a 90% chance of ...

14 August 2015

Signs you might have an STI

STIs can be a very confusing things. There are quite a few to get your head around; some of them have very few symptoms and others have very similar symptoms. ...
6 August 2015

What to do if you miss a pill?

Let's face it- it sounds like the easiest thing in the world to do- take a pill at the same time, every day for three weeks then take a break ...

31 July 2015

Why does sex hurt?

As much as it is widely seen as an act of enjoyment, usually resulting in pleasure, for some women sex can cause a considerable amount of pain. Although a woman ...

22 July 2015

Five reasons why you should know more about your cycles

Since it's arrival in the 1960s, the pill has become the default option for women to prevent pregnancies with over 3.5 million women in the UK currently taking it. There ...
21 July 2015

Thrush- A closer look

No woman needs an itchy, swollen or irritated vagina, do they? Top that with a white foul smelling discharge- enough's enough. Most women (around three quarters in fact) will experience ...

13 July 2015

10 Vaginal health problems

All women have had an unhappy vagina at one time or another- it comes with the territory. We are going to take a look at ten reasons why your downstairs ...

13 July 2015

Which is the right contraceptive pill for you?

As someone who has been on five different contraceptive pills, I know how hard it can be to find the one that works for you. Hormonal contraception can be a ...

6 June 2015

Five reasons why women feel embarrassed about their intimate health

By Dr Becky Spelman, Psychologist Despite considerable progress in recent generations, our culture still observes a range of taboos around women and their bodies, especially when it comes to their ...
17 May 2015

Top 10 reasons to be more open about periods

-  About Clue: Clue is a woman-led digital health startup based in Berlin, Germany. Launched in 2013, Clue is the world's best period tracker and fertility app. Clue's mission is ...