What are Sexually transmitted diseases STDs, and why is it important to know about them?

Unani Medicine: an approach to STDs

First, Unani Medicine has proved to cure and prevent sexually transmitted diseases STDs or Sexually transmitted infections STIs. Compared with other Medicine, Unani has far fewer complications and better results. 

Sexually transmitted infections are a leading health problem worldwide. The report of the World Health Organisation shows that 1 million people get affected by STIs each day. The numbers of cases are a bit scary and are spreading quickly. 

As the name suggests, STDs are the result of unclean sexual intercourse. The spread of viruses and bacteria can lead to conditions like Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Syphilis, HIV, genital herpes, and genital warts. 

Several factors can lead to STD. It is essential to stay out of it and be careful about having sex. 

Take a look at the risk factors that causes STDs. 

  • If your partner is suffering from STDs. 
  • The number of cases is high in teenagers and sexually active young people 
  • Sexual contact with more than one person or having multiple sexual partners
  • Sexual intercourse without proper protection like condoms.
  • If you suffer from any of the STDs, it increases the risk of other conditions.
  • Economic factors, such as malnutrition and poverty.
  • Lack of access to medical care
  • Low immunity
  • Usage of needles that are already used or used by other people 
  • IV drug intake.
  • The diseases can be spread to the mother during pregnancy or breastfeeding if the motor is infected.

How can you know whether you are suffering from any of the STDs or not?

People with Sexually transmitted diseases do not necessarily show any sign or symptoms. The presence of the disease is hard to tell, especially in women. Promoting awareness of sexual activities and health care is essential in this situation. 

Here are the signs and symptoms of Sexually transmitted diseases. 

  • Pain in abdominal areas
  • Constant itching
  • Genital sores
  • Vaginal discharge and penis discharge
  • Blisters, warts, ulcers or rashes in genital areas
  • Infections like blisters with pus
  • Pain having sex
  • Trouble during urination like burning or painful
  • Constant infections in the urinary tract
  • Fewer and muscle pains
  • Inflammation in the rectum
  • Infection in the rectal 
  • Irregular menstruation

Proper medication can cure diseases. The diagnosis of STDs is through a blood test, urine test, swab test of the Urethra, Cervix, Vagina and Anus. But it’s always better to prevent a condition rather than doing treatment after you suffer from it.  

Unani Medicine promotes the prevention of STDs by bringing changes to your daily regimen. 

Most effective preventive measures for Sexually transmitted diseases. 

  • Be careful while having sex, especially if it is your first time
  • Make sure that STDs do not infect your partner
  • Use condoms for protection and safe sex
  • Regular monitoring of your body if you are sexually active
  • Raising your immunity. Vitamin D, C and B complex vitamins can increase your immunity
  • Personal hygiene 
  • Maintaining vaginal and penis health
  • Practising a healthy regimen 
  • Vaccination to prevent HPV for people between the age of 9 to 26 years. 
  • Prevention of other Sexually transmitted infections.
  • Maintaining your general health care
  • Eating nutritious and medicinal foods
  • Avoiding the usage of shared needles

Do you know that STDs can increase the threat of HIV spread in your body? So it is crucial to monitor your sexual health regularly. Following healthy sexual activities and maintaining sexual hygiene will reduce the risk factor of HIV and other diseases.   

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