Thursday, 1 September 2016
When we talk about holistic healthcare, it majorly means the physical and mental wellbeing. However, we ignore the other most important aspect of health that is sexual health forming the foundation of human existence. Very recently, we have seen significant change in the thought process of people who are coming forward to talk or discuss about the sexual issues eliminating the taboos associated with sex.
For women, who limit their preferences and desires, just having a successful intercourse is not enough to certify your good sexual health. It encompasses a lot many things like your knowledge about what arouses you and what puts you down, when you feel sexually active, what is it that repels you from sex, what are your comfortable sexual expressions or sex positions, how can you protect yourself from STDs, and how to avoid unwanted pregnancies.
Sexual health is the most important ingredient of a healthy and complete life and women can have better control on their overall health, if they understand the various aspects of sexual health.
Understand the peculiarities of your sexual desire:
Listening to your desires and understanding your peculiar sexual needs will lead to your complete satisfaction and a sexually healthy life. There is nothing to shy off or ignore when it matters health to you.
Give respect to your sexual orientation:
You might have your own likes and dislikes for having sex. Indulging into sexual relationship to please your partner which keeps you aloof of any pleasure may affect you mentally. You should come up with your own choices resulting in your complete involvement and adequate release of sex hormones for better health.
Protect yourself from Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs):
Sex is a natural phenomenon which makes life complete, but your sexual health also depends on how safe you are. Make sure you are protected from all kind of sexually transmitted diseases. You might not have complete idea about STD, so consulting a sexologist will help you a lot in enhancing your awareness while protecting yourself from such diseases.
Be aware of unwanted pregnancies:
Your health may encounter a big blow with unwanted pregnancies and abortions. Knowing about contraception is important and keeping yourself protected against unwanted pregnancy is crucial for your sexual health.
Don't hesitate to discuss your sexual issues:
Despite having everything in place, you might experience discomforts, irritations, or troubles in your overall sexual health. There are gynecologists and sexologists who can provide you with working solutions, suggestions, and treatments, if needed. Do not hesitate to seek medical advice because it's not just about your sexual health, it will also affect your physical and mental health together.