Premarital Screening: 5 Tests To Take Before Tying the Knot

Spending the rest of your life with the love of your life is one of life’s greatest gifts. But, not so fast. While you are busy picking the right cake flavour for the wedding, you should definitely not skip on premarital screening. Not only does this screening help you identify genetic disorders and infectious diseases, it also aids you in preventing passing the disease to your loved one and future kids if one of you turns out to be positive. Here are 5 medical tests prospective brides and grooms should undergo to ensure each other’s safety.

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What Should You Do If Your Partner Refuses STD Testing?

Getting physical with your partner is one of the things to look forward to in any relationship. However, it is imperative that every person do STD testing to ensure that no infections or diseases can be passed to the partner no matter which stage of relationship you are at. It is great if your partner is on board with this idea, but what if they refuse to carry out STD testing? We round up six steps you can try to convince them to take the test. From arguing logically and providing the facts to empowering them, we get you covered.

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HIV and Depression

Various studies confirm the fact that HIV-positive individuals are predisposed to developing clinical depression. Unfortunately, the mental health condition can lead to complications and poor health outcomes. Choosing a good strategy to manage and counter depression is an important part of every holistic HIV treatment.

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