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Women’s Health

Pre-menarche

What is Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) Infection? HPV infection is a common viral infection that causes growths (warts) on the…

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Menarche

Dysmenorrhoea or painful periods Dysmenorrhea is throbbing or cramping pains in the lower abdomen just before and/or during menstruation. It…

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Heavy Menstrual Bleeding

Heavy menstrual bleeding (also called menorrhagia) is excessive menstrual bleeding occurring at regular intervals or prolonged menstrual bleeding lasting more…

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Sexual Health

What is contraception? Contraception (birth control) prevents pregnancy by interfering with the normal process of ovulation (release of an egg…

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What are Sexually Transmitted Diseases?

Sexually transmitted diseases or STDs, are diseases that are spread by having sex with someone who has an STD. You…

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Mammogram

Breast Health

Screening for Breast cancer Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in South Africa. It is estimated that one in…

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Postmenopausal

What is menopause? Menopause occurs when a woman’s ovaries stop producing a hormone called oestrogen, resulting in the end of…

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What is Osteoporosis?

Osteoporosis is a condition in which the bones become thin, brittle and weak. It leads to an increased risk of…

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Pre-pregnancy

5 steps to preparing for pregnancy

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Pregnancy

Antenatal visits You should book your first antenatal visit as soon as you know you're pregnant (ideally between 10 to…

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Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding has many benefits for both you and your baby.1 Breastfeeding is best for your baby because it is the…

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