When you’re pregnant, every infection around suddenly becomes ten times more dangerous due to the fact that you’re more vulnerable than you’d have been if you didn’t have a baby growing within you.
Cervical cancer occurs in the cervix and is usually caused by human papillomavirus (HPV), a sexually transmitted infection. There are many myths causing confusion for women. Here’s what you need to know. Myth 1: Cervical cancer is untreatable. Fact: Cervical cancer can be effectively treated if detected early. Myth 2: HPV is not common, and it only affects people who have multiple partners, so I should not worry about the … Read More
It’s Sexual Health Month! September is the perfect time to raise awareness and create a conversation about how to maintain exceptional sexual health. Here are a few of the most common sexual health issues in both men and women, along with what you can do to treat and prevent them. Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) Practicing safe sex is a major component of sexual health; using condoms and other forms of … Read More
In honor of Sexual Health Day, taking place on September 4th, we’re here to encourage everyone to be an advocate for their own sexual health all month long and beyond. Proper sexual health can be beneficial for your physical, mental, and emotional well-being. Here are three simple steps you can take toward bettering your sexual health in the long-run. Regular visits to your doctor Many people put off checking in … Read More
Some people go, “How can you say she was raped when she didn’t struggle? It means she enjoyed it.” This is a wrong notion. According to research, of those who report their rape, around 5% also describe experiencing arousal/orgasm. This doesn’t mean they weren’t sexually assaulted. Contrary to popular belief, rape is not always violent. Some survivors surrender to protect themselves or their loved ones. Some are intoxicated, drugged, physically … Read More
It’s weird how we rarely talk about issues regarding male sexual health when men account for a whopping 40 – 50% of infertility cases. We think more men should take their bodies more seriously so below are 5 common male sexual health issues. We understand the difficulty for men though. Discussing sexual health issues might be an uphill task because any indication of a challenge in this regard is usually considered … Read More
Cervical cancer is easy to contract and spread but with the right information, you can also prevent it and ensure that even your loved ones are protected.
For men, discussing sexual health issues might be an uphill task because any indication of a challenge in this regard is usually considered to be an indictment of his masculinity. However, this shouldn’t be the case. In addition, sexual health issues can be a sore spot for men in relationships whose situations will largely impact on their partners. For instance, 15 percent of couples are deemed to be infertile and … Read More
So you’ve found the one you’re ready to take the next step with. Congratulations, there’s nothing we love more than love. Since you’re getting married, your future decisions will now be taken for two and you have to take you and your partner’s health seriously but, this isn’t always the case because the euphoria of starting a new life might make you head straight on without considering some sexual and … Read More
Can a person with HIV/AIDS enjoy a happy love life? Absolutely! At Avon HMO, we believe that everyone deserves to experience the best that life has to offer, even when it comes to matters of the heart. Your HIV status shouldn’t be a deterrent to this, and with the right information at your disposal, you can enjoy life’s precious love moments too – dating, marriage and beautiful babies included. To … Read More