Learn about bladder health, overactive bladder (OAB) and bladder and bowel incontinence. The Canadian Continence Foundation offers information on symptoms, diagnosis, treatments and resources. CCF is a non-profit charitable organization working to enhance the quality of life for people experiencing urinary and bowel incontinence.
With age, the production of male sex hormone decreases resulting in physical and emotional changes which may be bothersome to some men. Read about the symptoms of low testosterone levels and the benefits and risks of treatment by the Canadian Urological Association.
Facts on menopause from Canada's experts. Read here about menopause, perimenopause, health concerns, resources and treatments. Get information on management of symptoms with lifestyle, hormonal and non-hormonal treatments, and alternative and complementary therapies. Menopauseandu.ca is an initiative of the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC)
Facts on menstrual periods from Canada's experts. Up-to-date, expert information about menstruation including pages on normal periods, abnormal pain and bleeding, endometriosis, and fibroids. YourPeriod.ca is an initiative of the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC)
Pregnant or planning for a baby? The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Public Health Unit now offers InJoy, a free online Prenatal Program! Get accurate information on pregnancy, labour and birth, and caring for your newborn – all in an online format. Parents you do not need to register to access the site just follow the simple steps on the link below and InJoy!
Pregnancy Info is a website of the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOCG). Click here to read about healthy pregnancies, screening and testing, preparing for delivery and special situations in pregnancy (e.g twins, unplanned, travel).
The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge (HKPR) District Public Health Unit have a dedicated Healthy Families team available to provide guidance and support for pregnant women and families. HKPR programs provide a range of services tailored to the needs of families from preconception through parenthood. View their website to learn more about pregnancy testing, prenatal care, Healthy Babies Healthy Children, the Feeding & Nutrition Clinic, and Nurse-Family Partnerships Home Visits.
Cancer Care Ontario provides information on prostate cancer for patients, families, caregivers and health care providers. Learn about early detection, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and after treatment. Learn how healthy eating, healthy movement and a healthy body weight can reduce your risk of prostate cancer.
Read about the risks, symptoms, diagnosis and treatments for prostate cancer. Helpful information on diagnosis, cancer type staging and grading. Online chat, resources and links to support provided by the Canadian Cancer Society.
Learn about prostate health, benign prostate hypertrophy (BPH) and bowel and bladder continence. The Men's Room is a page on the Canadian Continence Foundation website that offers information on symptoms, diagnosis and treatments. CCF is a non-profit charitable organization working to enhance the quality of life for people experiencing urinary and bowel incontinence.
Erectile dysfunction (ED) is the persistent inability to get and maintain an erection for sexual activity. This common problem may have profound effects on the affected man, his partner and their relationship. In most cases, sexual function can be improved with open communication, support, lifestyle changes and, in some cases, medical treatment. Read more from the Canadian Urological Association.
HPVinfo.ca delivers evidence-based information about the human papillomavirus (HPV). HPV is a highly contagious virus and can spread by skin-to-skin contact in the genital area (penetration is not required) or during genital, anal or oral sex. Read here about prevention, signs and symptoms, and treatment. HPVInfo.ca is an initiative of the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC)
Peyronie’s disease is an inflammatory condition of the penis which may result in discomfort and curvature with erections.Read about diagnosis and treatments by the Canadian Urological Association.
SexandU.ca takes a real-life approach to the questions and issues around sex and sexuality. From talking about sex, to lifestyle choices, to contraception and sexually transmitted infections, SexandU.ca provides up-to-date information on topics related to sexual and reproductive health. SexandU.ca is an initiative of the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC).
The Haliburton Kawartha Pine Ridge Public Health Unit provides sexual health clinics in Campbellford, Brighton, Port Hope, Haliburton and Lindsay. Visit the website for clinic dates and times in your community. Appointments can be booked by phone or online.
A vasectomy is low-risk surgery for men that provides permanent birth control. Read about the procedure, what to expect, after-care and sex after vasectomy by the Canadian Urological Association.
THFHT formally recognizes the traditional keepers of this land and, specifically our neighbours of the Alderville First Nation, with a formal territorial acknowledgement. We reside on the Gunshot Treaty Lands of 1788. On these lands and on the shores of the big lake, the Mississauga Anishinabeg
(A-NISH-IN-NAW-BEK) met with the Crown to facilitate the opening of these lands for settlement. Let us be reminded of the responsibility we all have in making sure that we respect these lands and waters that give us life and sustain our livelihoods.
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