Sexual health awareness and education are crucial to helping fight the spread of sexually transmitted infections (STIs).
In this section you’ll find information on prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and management of STIs .
Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) that can cause painful sores on and around the genital area. It can be transmitted during sex even if your partner has no sores or symptoms of infection. There is no cure, but medication can help ease symptoms.
Syphilis is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) that is transmitted through sex and can also be transmitted from mother to child during childbirth. Although less common, it can be transmitted through injection drug use or through broken skin on the body.
Chlamydia is the most common bacterial sexually transmitted infection (STI) in Canada. It is transmitted through sex and can be transmitted from mother to child during childbirth. When left untreated, it can lead to painful health problems and sterility.
Seniors and aging – sexual activity
Sexual activity is a natural and important part of a healthy lifestyle, no matter what your age. As you age most people experience changes in sexual desire and response to sexual stimulation. Understanding what causes this may help to enhance or maintain your sex life.
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