Sexual health is one of the most important things a college student should manage while at college. Studies show "Somewhere between 20 and 25 percent of college students are or have been infected with an STD", hopefully this will get your attention. Students who plan to be sexually active in college need to know the risks, and ways to keep safe. You only have one body, and a poor decision one night could change your life forever, effecting every aspect of your future.
There are two types of birth control methods: hormonal and nonhormonal. Hormonal approaches include injections, hormonal intrauterine devices (IUD), implanon, oral contraceptives (the pill), nuva rings, and patches. Nonhormonal practices comprise of contraceptive sponges, diaphragms, female and male condoms, nonhormonal intrauterine devices (IUD), and spermicide. All vary in effectiveness and the duration of time for when to be used.
STD stands for Sexually Transmitted Disease. These diseases can be transmitted during any types of sexual contact where direct contact occurs. There are several types of STDs.
Following tips like these can help cut down on a student's chances of getting a STD in college.
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