Sexual Health

Sexual health is a state of physical, mental and social well-being in relation to sexuality.

It requires a positive and respectful approach to sexuality and sexual relationships, as well as the possibility of having pleasurable and safe sexual experiences, free of coercion, discrimination and violence.

Sexual health is the ability to embrace and enjoy our sexuality throughout our lives. It is an important part of our physical and emotional health.

Sexual Health Information

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Answers to common questions about Chlamydia

Get the facts about Chlamydia. Here are the answers to some common questions about this sexually transmitted disease (STD).

Answers to common questions about HIV or AIDS

HIV stands for human immunodeficiency virus. It weakens a person’s immune system by destroying important cells that fight disease and infection. No effective cure exists for HIV, but with proper medical care, HIV can be controlled.

This article will give you basic information about HIV, such as how it’s transmitted, how you can prevent it, and how to get tested for HIV.

Answers to common questions about syphilis

Late stage syphilis can cause problems with the heart and other internal organs, and can lead to blindness, and central nervous system disorders such as  insanity and paralysis. While it is treatable even at this stage, prior damage cannot be reversed. Here are answers to some common questions about diagnosing and treating syphilis.

Chlamydia trachomatis is often called “the silent epidemic.”
Gonorrhea and other sexually transmitted diseases (STD)
How’s your sex life?
Initial & Recurrent Outbreaks of Genital Herpes
Stages of Genital Herpes
Symptoms of Genital Herpes
The Facts About Herpes