The New STD Epidemic You Haven't Heard Of
Sexually transmitted disease rates are at noteworthy highs, as indicated by another report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
There were more instances of chlamydia reported in 2014 than any other time in recent memory, and syphilis and gonorrhea rates are additionally surging.
The CDC isn't certain what's behind the ascent, however confirmation proposes that condom use has dropped as of late, says Sarah Kidd, M.D., a disease transmission specialist for the CDC.
Individuals simply aren't as agonized over unprotected sex now as they were amid the AIDS scourge of the 80s, says Bradley Stoner, M.D., Ph.D., educator of solution at Washington University in St. Louis.
Hookup applications like Tinder may likewise add to the increment in infection, says Dr. Stoner, in light of the fact that they offer you some assistance with finding sex accomplices outside your ordinary social circle.