By : Charlie | Published : Wednesday February 13, 2013 | Posted in : Sexual Health
Valentines Day is traditionally the day that romantics across the world celebrate love. Hence the grand and romantic gestures comprising of flowers, confectionery, champagne and above all else the intimate time with your loved one, signifies the emergence of this romantic holiday. For a fun and safe Valentines it is advised that you follow the three Cís Ė card, candy and condoms, with the latter being the most important. With sexually transmitted infections...
By : Charlie | Published : Wednesday October 31, 2012 | Posted in : Sexual Health
Although most parents would like to believe that their daughter will abstain from sex until she is married, the truth is, for many this notion may be unrealistic. Thus should a young girl begin a sexual relationship, contraceptive use is imperative. Recent articles by the Daily Telegraph show that not only has the use of contraceptives by schoolgirls and college students trebled in the past two years, but that girls as young as 13 have been given the...
By : Sophie | Published : Friday March 9, 2012 | Posted in : Sexual Health
STIs are an increasing problem in the UK, despite awareness campaigns run by various health bodies and charities. The blame for these increasing figures is an argument in itself, and as such is not something Iíll be discussing here in any great detail. An important factor in the growing numbers of infected individuals, however, has to be the fact that many people just donít know theyíre infected, and so go on to infect other individuals.
By : Sophie | Published : Friday February 3, 2012 | Posted in : Sexual Health
The issue of sex education has been in the news a lot recently, but discussions tend to centre around young people and sex education in schools. A recent report from the magazine Student BMJ has added to the debate with the news that STI rates among over-45s are becoming a huge concern. Should there be a greater focus on older people in regards to sex education?
By : Emily | Published : Friday December 16, 2011 | Posted in : Sexual Health
In spite of the wide availability of reliable information about genital herpes, there is still ignorance about the condition and the people who have it, which leads to unnecessary stigmatisation of those with it. With the help of the Herpes Viruses Association, we aim to debunk many of the popular myths genital herpes. The post will deal with popular myths such as whether genital herpes increases a women's risk of cervical cancer or whether it can spread by...
By : Sophie | Published : Sunday November 27, 2011 | Posted in : Sexual Health
A lowered libido doesnít have to mean the end of your sex life. The best thing to do is try to get to the route of the problem, as most causes of low libido are easily fixable or treatable. Here we look at five of the most common causes of low libido and offer you suggestions as to what you can do to overcome the problem. Common causes include stress, ED/FSD, alcohol/drug intake, certain medications and problems within a relationship.
By : Perry | Published : Friday November 25, 2011 | Posted in : Sexual Health
Sexual health plays an extremely important role in our lives. Just as vital as general health, including things like weight and diet, sexual health contributes to overall well-being and happiness. When people are sexually healthy, they are more confident and secure within themselves; allowing for a more positive attitude and outlook. However, sexual health problems are something many people are afraid of addressing because they find the subject embarrassing.
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