HUMAN SEXUALITY : HUMAN SEXUALITY it plays a vital role to one’s life regardless of age, gender and religious affiliation.
is the way which we experience and express ourselves as a sexual being.
is a quality of being human. Why do we study human sexuality? : Why do we study human sexuality? Everyone faces various personal and social challenges or problems, involving sexuality such as unwanted pregnancies, sexually transmitted infections and sexual harassment.
Youngsters like you should be prepared for the responsibilities and choices of adulthood in order to live, work and socialize in meaningful ways within the society. fertility : fertility It refers to the natural capability of a person to give life which depends on some factors such as:
way of life
emotions infertility : infertility It refers to biological inability of an individual to contribute to conception.
To a female who cannot carry a pregnancy to full term due to hereditary or environmental factors. Risks factors of infertility: : Risks factors of infertility: Age – a woman’s fertility starts to drop after she is about 32 years old; while a man’s fertility drops after the age of 40.
Smoking – significantly increases the risk of infertility in both men and female.
Alcohol consumption – a woman’s pregnancy can be seriously affected by any amount of alcohol consumption. Alcohol abuse may lower male fertility.
Being obese or overweight – are found to be the principal causes of female infertility and man has a higher risk of having abnormal sperm.
Medications – some drugs affect the fertility of a woman (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs & chemotherapy)
Radiotherapy – was aimed near the woman’s reproductive organs, there is a higher risk of fertility problems. What are the services for human sexuality? : What are the services for human sexuality? Family planning education and counseling services,
Education and services for prenatal, safe delivery and postnatal care and healthcare for infants and women,
Prevention and management of abortion complication,
Treatment of reproductive health conditions,
Prevention and treatment of reproductive tract infections and HIV-AIDS,
Information, education and counseling on human sexuality and responsible parenthood. What are the issues and problems related to human sexuality? : What are the issues and problems related to human sexuality? Good health is a goal that every person should strives for to enjoy quality life. However, a person engages in undesirable sexual activities is a risk of an:
Sexually transmitted infection/diseases.