All Woman Health

  • STD awareness: Donovanosis

    All Woman Health

    DONOVANOSIS (granuloma inguinale) is a sexually transmitted disease caused by the bacteria klebsiella granulomatis. According to obstetrician-gynaecologist (ObGyn) Dr Ryan Halsall, the disease is spread via sexual intercourse. ...

  • Low libido on the pill

    All Woman Health

    DEAR DR MITCHELL, I am a 26-year-old woman and l’ve been married almost two years. I have been taking the Minigynon contraceptive for about a year now and I’ve noticed that I have no desire for sex since I started t ...

  • When not to use herbal remedies

    All Woman Health

    HERBAL remedies have proven themselves from time to time, but while they are effective, they are not a panacea for all kinds of diseases. General, laparoscopic and bariatric surgeon Dr Alfred Dawes told All Woman that while nat ...

  • Foods to stop eating as you age

    All Woman Health

    THE list of things to do or not to do as you age is quite extensive, and included on that list are foods which can add to or subtract from your quality of life. Dietitian and nutritionist Jenelle Solomon said foods should be cho ...

  • Sexual health myths debunked

    All Woman Health

    MANY myths about sexual intercourse and sexual health have been floating around, and obstetrician-gynaecologist (ObGyn) Dr Jordan Hardie says it is important for women to be informed to avoid possible complications, including in ...

  • Red degeneration in pregnancy

    All Woman Health

    UTERINE fibroids are the most common pelvic tumours in women, and the incidence of fibroids is typically found to be two to three-fold greater in black women. Obstetrician-gynaecologist (ObGyn) at Seymour Park Dr Michelle Baile ...

  • STI awareness: Mucopurulent Cervicitis

    All Woman Health

    MUCOPURULENT cervicitis is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) of the cervix caused by chlamydia, gonorrhoea or other STIs and can lead to pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) if left untreated. According to obstetrician-gynaec ...

  • Risks after neonatal death

    All Woman Health

    DEAR DR MITCHELL, Six months ago I had my baby via C-section and he lived for one day then died. I was diagnosed with polyhydramnios and the baby had a few complications too such as deformities of the ear, foot and finger. My m ...

  • Many household chemicals and chemical hair relaxers can cause the growth of fibroids.

    About OESTROGEN and FIBROIDS

    All Woman Health

    WHEN we hear of uterine fibroids we often think of non-cancerous tumours that result in pain and heavy bleeding in women of reproductive age. And when we think of oestrogen, the female hormones made in the ovaries come to mind. ...



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