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 ...
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 ...

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 ...

30 April 2015

The top 10 most common sexual health concerns of British women today

Even today, many women find it difficult to talk to their own GP about sexual health problems feeling embarrassed or shy about their symptoms or worried that their questions might ...
30 March 2015

How to talk about sexual problems with your doctor

Sex is important to many people and can have a positive impact upon sexual health and well-being. A regular, happy sex life can benefit our physical, mental, emotional and social ...

19 March 2015

The history of contraception

Although condoms and the pills still remain the most popular forms of contraception- we take a look at some of the other methods that have come and gone and others ...
2 February 2015

Labiaplasties- The facts

Mr Miles Berry, Plastic and Aesthetic Surgeon from Weymouth Street Hospital talks us through the so called ‘designer vagina’ and its appeal for women who want to look good down ...

10 January 2015

Five ways to keep your vagina healthy before and after sex

It can be easy to put our vaginal health to one side in the hope that whatever is going on ‘down there’ will eventually go away untreated. There are some ...

16 December 2014

Vaginismus: The Facts

Often described as a vaginal panic attack Harley Street Fertility Clinic Director and gynaecologist Dr Venkat explains everything you need to know about vaginismus. What is vaginismus for those who ...
8 December 2014

Be sexually safe over the festive season

This month, sales of the morning-after-pill will soar by nearly 80% as the Christmas party season gets in full swing with sales traditionally peaking today.  In response to this, DrThom – ...
19 September 2014

Stop embarrassment ruining your sexual health

It's Sexual Health Week so we take on two big issues regarding your health and help you tackle them.  Don’t avoid the doctor This week is Sexual Health week and the ...
30 August 2014

STI checks not priority for couples

Keeping abreast of sexual health doesn’t seem of concern for a third of UK couples, as new research reveals that they have never had an STI test. These figures are shocking ...
22 August 2014

Keep your sexual health intact at festivals

Sexually Transmitted Infections are rife in festivals, according to new research. The online pharmacy who conducted the research are now reaching out to warn people attending the dangers of unprotected ...
31 July 2014

The health benefits of an orgasm

Today is National Orgasm Day, and to celebrate we're giving you health reasons why you should be enjoying the big 'O' more often.  With the help of intimate lifestyle brand LELO ...
29 July 2014

Benidorm named the unsafe sex-spot for Brits abroad

Benidorm has been uncovered as Mediterranean hotspot for unprotected casual sex, according to new research into the behaviour and health of British holidaymakers. The national survey found that one in ten ...
16 June 2014

How to talk to your partner about sex

It’s hard to imagine that talking to our partners about sex could be difficult when we share so much, but it’s true sometimes it can leave you feeling embarrassed, stressed ...
4 June 2014

Condoms aren't used on majority of one night stands

More than two thirds of people aren't using a condom when on a one night stand, according to new research.  What's more, almost three quarters of those surveyed confessed that STIs ...
27 April 2014

STI myths we believe

It’s hard to think about the consequences of unprotected sex when you’re in the middle of the act, but it’s important that we protect ourselves from sexually transmitted infections. An online ...
25 March 2014

Ending the stigma around emergency contraception

It’s not often we come up against taboo subjects and whilst contraception is a simple conversation for most women, there is still a huge amount of stigma surrounding emergency contraception. According ...
16 February 2014

Fifth of young adults would have sex with someone knowing they have STI

Sexual health is obviously not at the forefront of young adults minds; as new research reveals that one in five claim that they would have sex with someone openly knowing ...
10 February 2014

Syphilis cases rising rapidly

The number of syphilis cases is rising rapidly and worryingly in Northern Ireland, according to new figures.  Health experts have warned they are seeing a rise in the sexually transmitted infection.  The latest figures ...
2 December 2013

Contraception myths busted

48 per cent of us would ask a female friend for advice about the contraceptive pill, but are we sure our friends actually know what they are talking about? LloydsPharmacy Online ...
20 November 2013

Sex education - knowledge to be forgotten?

Sex education may be something we giggle at whilst in school, but it's important to know for our own health and wellbeing. But new research from Durex highlights that 40% ...