The Effects of HIV on the Body

Most people are likely familiar with HIV, but they may not know how it can affect the body. HIV destroys CD4 cells (also called T cells or helper cells), which are critical to the immune system. CD4 cells are responsible for keeping people healthy and protecting them from common diseases and infections. As HIV gradually […]

Everything You Need to Know About Sexually Transmitted Diseases

STIs vs. STDsOften confused, sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) aren’t actually the same thing. An infection —which is when bacteria, viruses, or parasites attack the body —comes before a disease. And while an infection may result in zero symptoms, a disease usually always comes with clear signs. Now you know the […]