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SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES, HIV/AIDS, CONTRACEPTION, & ABSTINENCE. Identify common STD’s & problems they cause Explain how people become infected with HIV & develop AIDS Explain how to protect yourself against these diseases What contraception is

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Sexually transmitted diseases hiv aids contraception abstinence

SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES, HIV/AIDS, CONTRACEPTION, & ABSTINENCE

Identify common STD’s & problems they cause

Explain how people become infected with HIV & develop AIDS

Explain how to protect yourself against these diseases

What contraception is

Explain why abstinence is the best prevention


Basic facts about std s provided by american social health association
BASIC FACTS ABOUT STD’S (Provided by American Social Health Association)

  • STD’s refer to a variety of bacterial, viral and parasitic infections that are acquired through sexual activity.

  • STD’s are caused by more than 25 infectious organisms. As more organisms are identified, the number of STD’s continues to expand.

  • U.S. has the highest STD rates of any country in the industrialized world.

  • Each year 9 million new cases of STD’s occur among young people aged 15-24.

  • By age 25, ½ of all sexually active young people get an STD


Awareness educaiton are key
AWARENESS & EDUCAITON ARE KEY… Health Association)

  • Anyone who is sexually active can get an STD

  • You can have more than one STD at a time

  • Sometimes symptoms are not present…

  • STD’s if left untreated can cause permanent damage, such as infertility and even death.

  • On average, one in every four new STD’s occur in teenagers…

    • What does that look like in the general population?

    • How can you prevent this from happening to you?


Abstinence
Abstinence Health Association)

  • A choice to refrain (or not engage in) from an activity (i.e. sexual activity)

  • The only 100% guarantee in preventing infections & pregnancy

    • List your top 10 choices to support abstinence


Contraception
CONTRACEPTION Health Association)

HORMONAL METHOD

NON-HORMONAL METHOD

Birth Control – prevention against pregnancy only

Condoms – prevention against both STD’s & pregnancy, but only

97% effective

WHAT MIGHT BE THE DISADVANTAGES OF USING EITHER METHOD?


STD’S STANDARD DEVIANT – VIDEO Health Association)

http://app.discoveryeducation.com/search?Ntt=std%27s#selItemsPerPage=20&intCurrentPage=0&No=0&N=18342&Ne=18339&Ntt=std's&Ns=&Nr=&browseFilter=&indexVersion=&Ntk=All&Ntx=mode%252Bmatchallpartial


Hiv aids
HIV/AIDS Health Association)

  • What is the difference between HIV & AIDS?

    • HIV=Human ImmunodificiencyVirus

    • AIDS=Acquired Immunodiffiency Syndrome (disease)

    • The virus attacks T cells. As more T cells are taken over, the immune system becomes weaker.

      • The virus can incubate for several years

    • Eventually the body can no longer fight off pathogens & the person develops AIDS as a result of having low T cell count & a number of opportunistic infections& non-communicable diseases.


How does hiv spread or not spread
How does HIV spread – or not spread Health Association)

MYTHS

FACTS

  • Casual contact with another does NOTput you at risk

  • Tears

  • Sweat

  • Saliva

  • Bodily fluids:

    • Blood

    • Semen

    • Vaginal fluids

    • Breast milk


HIV/AIDS – ENDING THE EPIDEMIC Health Association)

http://app.discoveryeducation.com/search?Ntt=HIV%2FAIDS

REALITY MATTERS – HIV/AIDS VIDEO

http://app.discoveryeducation.com/search?Ntt=HIV%2FAIDS&N=18342


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