You already know the drill. You get sick, the doctor sees you, and you take home several pills to swallow many times a day, for days on end. If you are lucky, it may be one or two tablets daily for only a handful of days. If you are unlucky, or already contending with a chronic condition, it’s likely to be several pills a day over a life time.
Procrastination is a long word, and possibly a more stylish way of saying later. It’s just postponing the inevitable, in disregard to an obvious need for being more proactive. Psychologists estimate that one in five adults have a problem with procrastination. The reasons for procrastination are varied. Alternate chores may be more pleasurable, or what you really need to act on may appear boring and time consuming.
Sexual health is a broad topic, and goes beyond matters related to sexually transmitted infections (STIs). However, STIs form a special component of sexual health. Those afflicted with STIs can suffer grave reproductive health consequences, ranging from chronic pelvic pain to problems with fertility. It is in your interests to guard yourself against STIs, and to seek prompt treatment if you ever get infected.