Podcast: Premature ejaculation: causes, solutions, and how to talk about it

Premature ejaculation may affect up to one in three men, causing emotional distress and complicating intimate relationships. This is unnecessary since the condition is easy to treat.


Dr Jireh spoke with Mariette Snyman, discussing everything you should now about premature ejaculation.

Listen to the podcast here.


Sensitive content: Please note that this episode contains a candid discussion of sexual practices and is intended for adult listeners.
Podcast: Pride Month – Sexual Health For The LGBTIQ+ Community

Dr Jireh Serfontein had the privilege to speak to 5FM.

Pride Month is of course trending and we’re all about it here on 5 Nights. Tonight we’ll be looking at the sexual experiences of people in the LGBTIQ community, particularly same-sex sex and transexual sex. For part 1, Smash Afrika was joined by Dr Jireh Serfontein, sexual health doctor and head of MySexualHealth Pretoria

Listen to the podcast here.

Please note that this podcast contains information intended for adults.
Painful sex in women: causes and cures

Although one in five women will experience painful intercourse at some stage, this remains a taboo topic. Dr. Jireh Serfontein discusses possible reasons why love-making hurts, including the role of oral contraceptives and vaginismus. Treatment may incorporate specialized physiotherapy, dilators, and counselling. This problem also affects intimate relationships and partners; fortunately, medical help is available.

Dr Jireh talks to Mariette Snyman about what you should know about painful sex.

Listen to the podcast here.


PrEP is a prevention method used by people who are HIV-negative and at high risk for being exposed to HIV through sexual contact or injection drug use. PEP refers to the use of antiretroviral drugs for people who are HIV-negative after a single high-risk exposure to stop HIV infection.

On this instalment of Self-care Sessions we took a look at the PrEP & PEP medicines which are used for HIV prevention. What are the misconceptions and what is best practice for using these? Nicole Da Silva was joined by Dr Jireh Serfontein, sexual health doctor and head of MySexualHealth Pretoria.

Listen to the podcast here.


As adults we tend to forget what puberty was like, when the changes started and what it felt like. Navigating through puberty can be very challenging, both for the children as well as the parents. But if we understand what to expect and when to expect certain changes we can help our children through it. 

Read the full blog post here.

#SelfcareSessions: Men’s sexual health

We’ve spoken about women’s sexual health and vaginal care, and now it’s time to put a focus on men’s sexual health. What are those things that men need to know about their sexual health? Well to help with this conversation, Nicole da Silva was joined by Dr Jireh Serfontein, sexual health doctor and head of MySexualHealth Pretoria.

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