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Learn about Common & Sexual Infections

The WHO (World Health Organization) estimates there are 1 million STI (Sexually Transmitted Infections) a day and 357 million infections a year worldwide. This website will focus in on the 4 Major Infection Types. Bacterial, Fungal, Parasitic & Viral. Examples below:

  • Chlamydia, Gonorrhea & Syphilis
  • Genital & Oral Herpes
  • Hepatitis A, B & C
  • HIV 1 & HIV 2
  • Athlete's Foot, Toenail Fungus & Impetigo
  • Bladder, Yeast & Strep Throat
  • Lyme Disease, Mono & Shingles
  • Ringworm, Scabies

Infectious & Sexual Health is important to everyone's well being and so should the spread of diseases. Learn about the different types of infections and how to avoid them.


Pneumonia

What Causes a Persistent Pneumonia?

Latest Article - April 17, 2020

Pneumonia is an inflammatory condition of the lungs that’s usually caused by a bacteria or virus, although fungi and protozoa can cause pneumonia too – particularly in people who have a poorly functioning immune system. Pneumonias are most commonly caused by bacteria such as Streptococcus or Mycoplasma (sometimes called walking pneumonia)

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Influenza

Protection Against the Flu

Influenza, commonly referred to as the flu, is a viral respiratory infection. While the symptoms can be like the common cold, the flu is caused by a different type of virus and is much more severe than the average cold. Symptoms of influenza include;

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Chlamydia

Signs & Dangers of a Chlamydia Infection

bacterial infection called chlamydia trachomatis and can be treated and cured with antibiotics. It's a very common STI, especially amongst 14-24 year olds. Chlamydia is often symptomless. Spread by vaginal fluids and semen, this infection can affect the genitals, cervix, anus, urethra, throat & eyes.

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Bacterial

Lyme Disease

Lyme disease is a bacterial infection that is spread through the bite of infected ticks. Because its symptoms mimic those of other illnesses, and because patients may not have noticed a tick...


Fungal

Yeast Infections

Could a common vitamin found in meats such as chicken, beef, and seafood be used to treat fungal infections? People who suffer from common yeast infections, particularly... 


Parasitic

Scabies

Discovering your child has scabies may be distressing for you as a parent, but it's a common disease that affects all children regardless of their race and social background. Information...


Viral

Shingles

Every year approximately one million people in Canada and the United States are afflicted with this virus, also known as herpes zoster. (I was unable to find statistics for other countries).


Disclaimer: Articles not intended to Diagnose, Treat, Cure or Prevent Diseases.

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