Category Archives: Health

You might not know you have sexually transmitted diseases or infections

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) don't always show any evidence & persons may seems perfectly healthy or not even know they have infections. For this reason it is better to use the name “sexually transmitted infections” (STIs) The STIs are mainly: Bacteria (gonorrhea, syphilis, chlamydia) Parasites (trichomoniasis) Viruses (human papillomavirus, genital herpes, HIV) Others (Hepatitis A, B…
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Rape side affects (RTS) & Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) overlap

The symptoms of Rape Traumatic Syndrome (RTS) and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)  overlap. Obviously a person who has been raped will generally experience high levels of distress during the sexual assault and for a very long time after. Some victims are able to cope and recover quickly but others may continue to experience some form…
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