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Valentine's Day Tips On Sexual Health

Date:2018-11-30 click:0
Valentine’s day is a loving, romantic and memorable holiday for couples to celebrate love. Some lucky people will receive flowers, chocolates or another token of love. However, people who pay no attention to sexual health might receive a sexually transmitted infection (STI) from their partner by not practicing safe sex. Therefore, no matter what way you choose to spend your holiday, don’t forget to have a healthy date. Then, you will enjoy the pleasure as well as keep in good health.

The rates of sexually transmitted infections are raising year by year worldwide. Many people don’t realize the importance of having safe sex which increases the risk of STIs., including hepatitis C, hepatitis B, syphilis, gonorrhea, Chlamydia and HIV.
Since some STIs like Chlamydia, gonorrhoea and genital herpes have no visible symptoms, most people often don’t know they had it. The symptoms usually be visible after one or three weeks. If caught early, the infections can be easily treated. However, most of people missed the best time to have a treatment, which increase the risk of developing long-term body damages and even infertility.
Although the rate of STIs is increasing in all age groups, this is especially true for young people between the ages of 16 and 25 where the rise in infections has been most marked. Therefore, it’s important to care more about your sexual health just as  other health conditions. 
It’s of necessity to practise safe sex by using condoms. Though it cannot absolutely avoid sexually transmitted diseases, it can greatly reduce the risk of getting an infection. And you should have regular check-ups. There are also other forms of contraception. No matter what form you choose this Valentines Day, you should use a method of contraception that you feel comfortable. 
By looking after your sexual health, you can find the health problems early and ensure a healthy and happy future. So, to avoid an unexpected surprise this Valentines Day, there tips may be helpful for you: 
1. Using condoms or other form of contraception every time you have sex;
2. Getting tested, along with your partner, before having sex;
3. Avoid unprotected sex with a new partner;
4. Avoiding sex when under the influence of alcohol or drugs;
5. Choose a long-term contraceptive solution that is right for you;
6. Having regular check ups.