Fremont, California (EastBayDaily) — Let’s do our part on World AIDS Day, December 1, 2009. It’s time for a better understanding of the facts that are essential to fighting HIV/AIDS. There are many ways to make a difference, as an individual.
Understanding the facts will help reduce prejudice and stereotyping that affects so many lives. It’s time to make a difference, start a movement. Stop the transmission of HIV/AIDS. How?
Getting tested is a very convenient process. A local health clinic should provide anonymous free testing. The results are readily available with only a short wait. There are several other methods of testing. Provided below are links to help find the method best suited.
Testing negative for STD’s and/or HIV is not the end of the campaign. The job has just started. Use a condom every time. Protect yourself and protect your partner, if not using male condoms, use a female condom. Responsibility doesn’t stop with a negative test. Continue to practice pleasurable safe sex, do not contract or spread infections.
Individuals testing positive will have a greater responsibility. Keeping healthy, informing others, and practicing pleasurable safe sex (without fail) every time. Testing positive can be a very stressful but with good counseling individuals can make healthy decisions to ensure positive outcomes. Doctor visits are in order to determine the necessity for medication to maintaining a healthy immune system. Diet and exercise can play a major role in protecting physical and mental well being. Whether sexually active or in a relationship it is wise to be tested. Many more options exist when the transmission is caught early. Everyone should know their status and do what they can to maintain their well being and protect others.
The time is now to be proactive and health conscious. Get tested!
Start today on World AIDS Day 2009, get tested and never have unprotected sex again. It is one thing to say the words, ”I will never have unprotected sex.” Now is the time to mean it! MAXPRO Condoms in conjunction with HUGE Brand condoms make it convenient to buy condoms online. Now with a seasonal special it is even more affordable than before. (Coupon Code required for free shipping and $6.95 price)
Individuals may feel they are aware of their partner’s past and may discover that they are now in a high risk group. Yes. Once again, practice pleasurable safe sex; use a condom when having sex, everytime. This is an individual’s choice and as with every choice made there are positive and/or negative consequences that follow. Make a choice for a healthy future, do not have unprotected sex. Practice pleasurable safe sex, don’t take the chance of being put at risk. Stop the spread of HIV/AIDS by making sure that it stops with you!
HIV can be passed by infected blood, semen, vaginal fluids or breast milk. The most common ways HIV is transmitted; sex without a condom, sharing infected needles and syringes, and from an HIV positive mother (to her child) during pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding.
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