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What are the Top Ten Benefits of Sex?

What are the Top Ten Benefits of Sex?

February is the month of love and what better way to celebrate it than by talking about the numerous health benefits of sex. Sex and sexuality are an essential part of everyone’s life and have multiple benefits for both your physical and mental health. It is sometimes...

Trichomoniasis: Everything You Need to Know

Trichomoniasis: Everything You Need to Know

What is Trichomoniasis? Trichomoniasis (or “trich”) is an STI which is often present alongside other STIs and is caused by the parasite Trichomonas vaginalis. Although symptoms vary, most of those who have the parasite wont know they are infected. How does a...

Genital warts 101

Genital warts 101

What is Genital Warts? Genital warts are a STI and are caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV) and affects both women and men, but women are more vulnerable to complications. How does a Genital Warts infection occur? Unprotected oral, vaginal, or anal sex; Sharing...

Gonorrhea: Everything You Need To Know

Gonorrhea: Everything You Need To Know

What is Gonorrhea? Gonorrhea is a STI that can infect both men and women. It’s caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae and can cause infections in warm, moist areas of the body such as the genitals, rectum, and throat. How does the infection occur? This STI is...

Syphilis: Everything You Need To Know

Syphilis: Everything You Need To Know

What is Syphilis? Syphilis is an STI caused by the bacterium Treponema pallidum. There are four stages of the infection: Primary Secondary Latent; and Tertiary. Syphilis is most infectious in the primary and secondary stages (the first two stages). When it is in the...

The Shocking Truth About STIs and Infertility

The Shocking Truth About STIs and Infertility

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are common, with over 1 million STIs acquired every day worldwide and where the majority are asymptomatic. In South Africa, the prevalence of STIs is also high. Fortunately, most do not pose any threats as long as they are...

Chlamydia: Everything You Need to Know

Chlamydia: Everything You Need to Know

What is Chlamydia? Chlamydia is one of the most common STIs that can be contracted by both men and women. If left untreated it can cause permanent damage to a woman’s reproductive system making it difficult or even impossible to get pregnant. It is caused by the...

Genital Herpes: Everything You Need to Know

Genital Herpes: Everything You Need to Know

What is Genital Herpes? Genital Herpes is a STI that causes herpetic sores around the mouth, anus and/or genital area, which are painful blisters (fluid-filled bumps) that can break open and ooze fluid. There are two types of the herpes simplex virus (HSV) that cause...

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