Urinary incontinence is the loss of bladder control; a common and uncomfortable problem. As little as a cough or sneeze can trigger the need to urinate.
Many women suffer from abnormally heavy bleeding during their menstrual cycles. But what is a heavy period vs. an average period and what can cause a heavy period? Dr. Natalia Novikova weighs in on what causes endometriosis: "During endometriosis, the misplaced endometrial cells stick to your pelvic wall and the surfaces of your pelvic organs,
Dr Novikova recently featured as one of the 3 female Mediclinic doctors making history, alongside the youngest neurosurgeon in South Africa and the first black female plastic surgeon in the country. Dr Novikova was commended for her role in introducing aesthetic gynaecology in South Africa. Read the full article here.
'Gynaecologist and laparoscopic Surgeon Dr Natalia Novikova gives us a better insight into what you can expect when you go for your procedure.' - extract from the article. This online feature covers five cosmetic procedures for the vagina (Femilift, Vaginal Botox, O-shot, G-Spot Augmentation and Hymenoplasty) and includes insights into the procedure as well as its safety
'A new view on menstrual cycles' Fertility awareness and menstrual cycles, taboo topics for many, were openly discussed at a talk held at Soil for Life in Constantia during March. Karen Watkins of the Constantia Bulletin contacted Dr Novikova for her insight on the topic. Read the article here.
'After years of suffering through period after period, you might welcome the dawn of your menopausal years. Until the symptoms start. Dr. Natalia Novikova (drnovikova.co.za), a Cape Town gynaecologist, says menopause usually occurs between the ages of 45 and 58, but that the symptoms can last for anything from one to seven years.' Clicks reached
Dr Novikova explains labia fillers in the January edition of Women's Health SA. Labia fillers are becoming a popular area of aesthetic gynaecology in South Africa and the world. From the article: 'We’ve all seen celebs who’ve fallen prey to the quest for full, plump lips and ended up with a permanent, comical duck pout.
Leigh Champanis King reached out to Dr Novikova for her 'Life etc Q&A' segment titled 'The Naked Truth' to look into the questions many women have around sex but don't ask. Dr Novikova was asked for insight into pain experienced during penetrative sex and how it can be fixed. Read the full feature from the
An often overlooked problem in the lives of women who have experienced cancer and cancer treatment, this article features sexual issues women may face during this turbulent time of their lives. From the article: 'You’ve passed the hurdle and triumphed over the Big C. With the feeling of new beginnings and a second chance at