Sexual Health Basics
Sexuality is part of being human. Love, affection
and intimacy all play a role in healthy
relationships from childhood through old age.
You often hear about the importance of physical
health, mental health and spiritual health, but
feeling confident about your sexual health also is
very important. Achieving sexual health allows for:
•Avoidance of disease
That's why it's essential to be well-informed about
all aspects of sexual health and what it takes to
have a fulfilling sex life. Similarly, it's
important to be aware of factors that can complicate
your sexual health. Don't let embarrassment keep you
from bringing up concerns or asking questions of
your doctor or other health care providers.