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There are 110 Million STDs Circulating. Don’t Catch One of Them!

You may have heard the familiar statistic from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) — there are 20 million new cases of STDs each year. But there’s a more startling figure, revealing that the number of infections out there at any given moment is much higher — a staggering 110 million!

This number is soaring because many STDs can persist without symptoms, so people aren’t able to pursue the right treatment or preventative measures, and end up inadvertently spreading the disease.

Here’s what you need to know about protecting yourself from three common STDs.

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STDs and Infertility: Detect & Treat With STD Screening

You probably already know that STDs can lead to a host of medical conditions and complications for women, including cervical cancer and other potentially fatal diseases, making routine STD screening key for women’s health. But did you know that STDs can also cause infertility in women?

Even if having children is not currently a part of your life plan, if you intend to have kids down the line it’s important to realize the risks associated with STDs — and start taking detection and treatment seriously with STD screening.

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