Reproductive health and birth

Pregnancy and childbirth are natural processes, but they are far from simple and occasionally something goes wrong. Conception, pregnancy and birth depend on the interplay of various organs and hormones as well as external factors. They require healthy reproductive organs on both the women’s and men’s side.

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  • Premature ejaculation

    Premature ejaculation

    Ejaculation is considered to be premature if "coming" too soon becomes a problem and affects a man’s sex life. Various treatment options are then ava...

  • Ovarian cysts

    Ovarian cysts

    Ovarian cysts are sacs filled with fluid or tissue that form in the ovaries. These cysts are usually non-cancerous (benign) and most of them go away ...

  • Genital herpes

    Genital herpes

    Genital herpes is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Herpes virus infections actually don’t often lead to a disease, thou...

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    Bacterial vaginosis

    In bacterial vaginosis, certain bacteria in the vagina grow a lot more than they normally do. This is usually harmless. It often goes unnoticed, but ...

  • Infertility


    Not being able to have children is usually a source of great emotional turmoil. People often take it for granted that they will be able to. Many coup...

  • Uterine fibroids

    Uterine fibroids

    Many women have benign (non-cancerous) growths known as fibroids in or on their womb (uterus). Most fibroids are small and don't cause any problems. ...