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5 common signs you need to take a mental health day 

In our fast-paced world, it’s easy to overlook our mental well-being amidst the chaos of everyday life. However, taking care of our mental health is just as important as caring for our physical health. Sometimes, the stress and pressure can become overwhelming, leading to burnout and other mental health issues. Recognizing the signs that it’s time to take a mental health day is crucial…
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Myths About HIV/AIDS To Debunk

“You can get HIV/AIDS from someone else if you share a spoon with them”. When you see things like it just throws you off balance and makes you wonder how true it can be. There have been so many misconceptions about HIV/AIDS and these myths have caused damage to people’s lives in one way or another. It is important to be properly informed about certain things before putting them out…
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Seven STDs You Can Contract Through Oral Sex

Many people think that since they can’t get pregnant through oral sex, it is safer than anal and vaginal sex.Yes, discussing oral sex being safe can be explained in two ways; limiting pregnancy or preventing infections like HIV and STDs. In as much as oral sex can prevent you from getting pregnant, you’re still prone to having sexually transmitted diseases. And we believe…
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Sex And Yeast Infection: What You Need To Know

A yeast infection usually happens when there’s an overgrowth of a type of fungus, referred to as Candida, in the body. Though it is possible to have sex with yeast infections, it can be painful, and some other risks are attached. Sexual intercourse may impede yeast infection medications, and condoms may be damaged by yeast infection treatment. Therefore, having sex while infected with vagina…
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Five Reasons Why You Should Get Tested For STIs ASAP

Sexually transmitted infections or diseases (STI/Ds) don’t announce themselves. It creeps on the unsuspecting. So, if you ever believed you can spot someone who’s infected, it is best to trash the idea. Sexually transmitted diseases are more common and can remain asymptomatic for several years, hence the need to get tested immediately. Check out the following reasons: Why you need to get…
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You Can Get These Diseases From Kissing

Kissing is a universally loved act. Everyone craves a kiss that leaves you breathless and needing more. When the kiss is so good, it feels like nothing else matters around you, and the world is floating. That is because when you share a kiss with someone, a hormone called dopamine gets released, which makes you feel good. But imagine hearing something that feels that good can also spread…
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Sex During Menstruation Increases Risk Of HIV, Other STDs – Gynaecologist

Did you know having sex during menstruation increases your chances of contracting an STD? Yes, it does. Solomon Avidime, a professor of obstetrics and gynaecology at Ahmadu Bello University in Zaria, has warned against engaging in vaginal sex with a menstruating woman, citing the possibility of partners becoming infected with HIV and other STDs. Prof. Avidime stated in an interview with…
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How STDs Can Cause Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction happens when a man finds it difficult to get or sustain an erection that is strong enough to engage in sexual activity. A common sexual health condition, erectile dysfunction, may also be the inability to become hard or stay hard. Different factors can cause it, and some include physical and psychological factors, medications, and in some cases, Sexually Transmitted Diseases…
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Hepatitis B: Causes, Symptoms, And How To Protect Yourself

Hepatitis B is an infection caused by the hepatitis B virus or HBV, leading to liver disease. It is spread through sexual intercourse but can be prevented by using condoms during sex or by getting the hepatitis B vaccine. This disease can be severe, and there is no known cure, but the good news is that it is very easy to prevent. Symptoms Most infected people never feel sick. However, some newly…
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What You Need To Know About Hepatitis B

How much do you know about Hepatitis B? You may know it to be an STI, but do you know there are other ways it can be passed on? Hepatitis B is an infection of the liver. The infection causes the liver to become inflamed and reddened. It is caused by a virus called the Hepatitis B virus. It is famous for being one of the significant STDs one can contract from having unprotected sex. But that is…
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