Sexual Health

All Schools in England to get Sex Education Classes

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The government has announced that sex and relationships education will soon be compulsory in all English schools. Justine Greening, the Education Secretary, says that children from the age of four upwards will be given lessons about healthy and safe relationships, and that sex will also be taught when children reach an appropriate age.  However, parents…

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Herpes: The Facts (and What to Do About It)

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Herpes is an infection that is sexually transmitted and can affect the genitals and the cervix in addition to the skin on other areas of the body. The herpes simplex virus, to use its scientific name, comes in two different types: Herpes Type 1 (HSV-1) Herpes Type 2 (HSV-2) Herpes is a long-term condition but…

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Bacterial Vaginosis and Gardnerella

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Everything You Need to Know About Bacterial Vaginosis (Gardnerella) When it comes to vaginal health, many women shy away from the unpleasant details. Conditions that affect the look, feel or smell of the vagina can be embarrassing to talk about to a friend or partner, let alone a doctor, and so often the problem is…

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