Home Remedies for Herpes

When medications do not work or you prefer not to use them, there is a grand number of alternative treatment options that can help you deal with the outbreaks of herpes. Seeing that herpes is a chronic disease for which there is no cure, infected people should consider all things that bring them relief, especially […]


Herpes Outbreak Cycles

Herpes is a very common sexually transmitted disease. In fact, one in six people in the United States between the ages of 14 and 49 are infected with herpes. There are two types of herpes, which are Herpes Simplex 1, which is generally cold sores, and Herpes Simplex 2, which is often genital herpes.   […]


How Chlamydia Avoids the Immune System

Chlamydia or Chlamydia trachomatis is the most common sexually transmitted infection on a worldwide level. At this point, 7-8% of UK people aged under 25 are infected with the bacteria. Furthermore, 70% of all infected women and 50% of men with the infection do not experience any symptoms when infected. Therefore, the risk of getting […]


The History of Hepatitis A

The World Health Organization identifies Hepatitis A as one of the oldest known diseases the humankind has faced. First discovered by Steven M.Feinstone back in 1973, Hepatitis A was called various names since it started infecting people (epidemic jaundice, epidemic hepatitis, catarrhal jaundice and infectious hepatitis). WHO defined hepatitis as spherical, non-developed, positive stranded RNA […]


Differences Between Herpes Simplex I And Herpes Simplex II

Herpes is a common sexually transmitted disease that can easily be spread. Even without visible symptoms, this disease can be spread to sexual partners. There are many things to know about herpes, but you should be aware that there are two types of viruses – herpes simplex I and herpes simplex II. One out of […]


The New Gonorrhea Super Strain

The World Health Organization reported that patients all over the world are infected by a new, super strain of gonorrhea. And we do not say ‘super’ because the strain is good or somewhat easier than the other gonorrhea types. On the opposite, this ‘super gonorrhea’ is impossible to fight off. Something like a super force […]


Who’s The Most At Risk For STDs?

Scientists cannot really say if you are at increased risk of STDs, since some types of diseases are more prevalent in some groups, locations and communities than others. When it comes to STDs, the risk is not really about where you live or who you are, but about what you do. Of course, locations with […]


Which State Has the Highest STD Rates

Sexually transmitted diseases are dangerous and they are everywhere. In places where people are most careless about their sexual health, STDs can spread rapidly. According to estimates, treating STDs in the US costs the country $16 billion every year. At this point, there are approximately 30 million infections being transmitted yearly, half of them in people aged […]


Which Cities Have The Highest STD Infection Rates?

When it comes to sexual education, the US ranks behind a lot of other developed nations. The Guttmacher Institute released a report last year, saying that the rate of abortion and teen pregnancy in the US rank among the highest in the developed world. The lack of quality sex education in the United States helps explains […]


Why Don’t Young People Get Tested As Often As They Should?

It is not a secret that young people are most likely to get a sexually transmitted disease. They are not only most sexually active, but they also choose unprotected sex for a variety of reasons, two of them being alcohol and drugs. Even though young people account for half of all known sexually transmitted infections, […]