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The Safe Is Sexy Blog

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A doctor hands a patient a specimen cup to test for STD

Should You Perform an STD Check?

Sexually Transmitted Diseases can impact your fertility, increase your risk for cancer and some can even lead to death (if left untreated). When certain STDs are caught early, though, wiping them out can be as simple as taking a course of antibiotics. While STDs like HIV are lifelong, HIV can be maintained with proper medical […]

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A woman uses a magnifying glass to look for signs of STDs near her pelvis

Common Symptoms and Signs of STD

Whether you’re in a committed relationship or enjoying the single dating life, if you’re sexually active, you can be at risk for an STD. All sexually active adults should be tested for the most common types of STDs, but, unfortunately, many remain in the dark about their disease status especially when there are no easily […]

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STD Testing Near Me

STD Testing Near Me: At-Home vs. Clinic

Anyone who is sexually active should get tested for STDs on a regular basis. But unfortunately, many people aren’t sure where to go to take a STD test. Searching for “STD testing near me” may result in a list of local clinics, but visiting a doctor isn’t the only way to get tested. You can […]

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A woman with cramping pushes away bread--gluten sensitivity

Food Sensitivity Tests: A 101 Primer

Food allergies aren’t the same as food sensitivities. Food allergies can cause serious reactions like hives and breathing difficulties (anaphylaxis) and may even be fatal. Food sensitivities, however, typically cause irritations related to the gastrointestinal system like gas, bloating, cramping and diarrhea. Managing food sensitivities also can be a challenge, because the triggering food might […]

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Healthcare services available at home

What Types of Healthcare Services Can You Get At Home In 2019?

Whether you live too far from your primary physician, lack adequate insurance, or simply don’t have enough time to schedule a doctor’s appointment, it’s easy to push your health care needs to the backburner. But when it comes to your health, the cost of going potentially untreated is too high to ignore.  So, what can […]

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A woman pushes away bread because of her intolerance to gluten

Living With Gluten Intolerance

Having a gluten intolerance is miserable; you may have a severe stomach ache, diarrhea or other symptoms. Maybe you knew that something just wasn’t right, and you took a test at home. Receiving the news that you are gluten intolerant isn’t always easy; being sensitive to any food usually means eliminating that food so that […]

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How Can I Test Myself For Gluten Intolerance?

How To Test For Gluten Sensitivity At Home Unfortunately, that’s a very popular question these days. Sensitivity to gluten is on top of a lot of people’s minds.  As you may already know, gluten is a general name for the proteins found in wheat, rye, barley and triticale. According to the Celiac Disease Foundation, gluten […]

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Are Home Gluten Tests Accurate?

There are lots of questions someone may need answered about gluten sensitivity in order to fully understand it. Is there a checklist for what foods to avoid? Do I need a blood test? Let’s take that one step further: Are home gluten tests accurate? That’s a good question, and to answer it, we’ll need to […]

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Home diabetes test kit

How Can I Test Myself for Diabetes?

Home Diabetes Test Kits to the Rescue Diabetes is a serious disease that requires accurate testing. This condition strikes when you have too much sugar, or glucose, in your blood. Fortunately, thanks to advances in digital healthcare, there is now an online detect option for diabetes. A home Diabetes Hemoglobin A1c Screening Test from myLAB […]

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Early warning signs of diabetes

What Are Early Signs Of Diabetes?

Diabetes is a serious problem in today’s world. As time passes, more and more people are being affected by this condition. But what are the early signs of diabetes? Let’s discuss an accurate depiction of this potentially deadly disease so you can know what warning signs to keep an eye out for. What is Diabetes? […]

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Best At Home STD Test

Best At Home STD Test Options Compared

When it comes to testing for STD’s going to the doctor can feel a little overwhelming. To avoid this, most consumers are turning to home testing kits, instead. However, the biggest question is which test kit is best? There are dozens of options online and it can easily get confusing quickly when considering your options. […]

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Measuring sperm count with male fertility test

How Can I Check If My Sperm Is Fertile?

Infertility is a serious issue for many couples. Far too often, it is blamed entirely on the woman in the relationship. Of course, it’s entirely possible that a low sperm count can also be to blame. In fact, according to the U.S. National Library of Medicine, one-third of the time, a factor involving the male […]

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