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What Happens When You Stop Taking The Birth Control Pill?

What Happens When You Stop Taking The Birth Control Pill?

The combination pill is the most common type of hormonal birth control pill. This works by increasing the amount of oestrogen and progesterone in your system, which prevents your body from releasing an egg. However, these hormones make a greater impact on your body than just preventing pregnancies. A change in your hormones can alter […]

January 15, 2020|Views 48

Genital Lumps – What Causes Bumps In The Pubic Area?

Genital Lumps - What Causes Bumps In The Pubic Area?

Genital lumps can be worrying, but whilst some are harmless, others are certainly a cause for concern. Dr Aka, Consultant Gynaecologist here at The Gynae Centre explains: ‘It is quite normal to notice the sebaceous glands on the skin of the genitals. These secrete sebum into the hair follicles to lubricate the skin and hair […]

December 9, 2019|Views 218

Low Libido: Reasons You May Have A Low Sex Drive

Low Libido: Reasons You May Have A Low Sex Drive

After a stressful day at work you’re feeling irritated, worn out, and all you’re dreaming of is getting home and putting your feet up. The last thing on your mind is sex. We’ve all been there. Dr A Aka, Consultant Gynaecologist here at The Gynae Centre, explains: ‘Although loss of sex drive is an issue […]

November 20, 2019|Views 253

Fertility Problems – What Causes Infertility In Women?

Fertility Problems – What Causes Infertility In Women?

Over 80% of couples will become pregnant within a year of trying for a baby, but a significant number – 1 in 7 couples – will experience fertility problems; that’s around 3.5 million people in the UK alone. On average, it takes around nine months for a couple to achieve a pregnancy. Infertility is diagnosed […]

October 30, 2019|Views 437

STI Testing: Your Sexual Health Questions Answered

STI Testing: Your Sexual Health Questions Answered

According to new data from Public Health England cases of STIs are on the rise: From 2017-2018 there was a 5% increase in the UK. This is worrying news and there are concerns that people are not getting tested frequently enough – or at all. The report showed that cases of gonorrhoea saw a huge […]

September 26, 2019|Views 358
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