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Is Herpes Curable? Plus Answers to 3 Other Common Questions About Herpes

It’s hardly surprising that many people want to know: “Is herpes curable?” Herpes, a sexually transmitted infection, or STI, is quite common. Approximately one out of every eight people between the ages of 14 and 49 living in the United...

Fenugreek Benefits for Men and Women

Herbs and foods from around the globe continue to make their way into mainstream America as they are touted for their extraordinary health benefits and healing properties. The latest food to be making the rounds on social media is fenugreek....

Genital Herpes: Symptoms, Treatment and Risks

Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted infection, or STI, meaning it is spread through sexual contact including vaginal, anal, and oral sex. Genital herpes is not the name of the virus, but rather the common symptom. The virus that causes herpes is called herpes simplex, and there are...

Syphilis: Causes, Symptoms, Cure

Syphilis is a sexually transmitted bacterial infection that is spread through vaginal, anal, and oral sex. Syphilis has existed for thousands of years and has been a health concern since as early as the 15th and 16th centuries. According to...

Chlamydia: Causes, Signs and Treatment of This Common Culprit

Chlamydia is a bacterial infection that is transmitted through sexual contact, mainly vaginal and anal sex. Chlamydia is a very common sexually transmitted infection in the United States, second only to HPV. Chlamydia is easily spread since many people who...

Treating Male Infertility: Is There an Answer?

While fertility problems can affect both men and women, infertility in men often gets less attention in the media. However, research shows that 35% of the time when couples suffer infertility it’s because of factors affecting men. And with around...

HPV Vaccine for the Most Prevalent STI in America

In 2006, the first HPV vaccine was approved for use in female and male children and young adults up to 26 years of age. The HPV vaccine has recently made headlines because the FDA has now approved its use up...

Gonorrhea: Catching and Treating “The Clap”

Gonorrhea, also known as “the clap,” is a sexually transmitted infection, or STI, that is spread through sexual contact including vaginal sex, anal sex, and oral sex. Gonorrhea is caused by the bacteria Neisseria gonorrhoeae, which can cause a bacterial...