Garlic won’t cure chlamydia – sexually transmitted infection could cause long-term damage, so take doctor-prescribed antibiotics instead
Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted infection that affects both men and women. It is caused by the Chlamydia trachomatis bacteria and, if left untreated, could cause serious complications later. But a message posted on a Nigeria-based Facebook page that promotes herbal cures claims that eating garlic on an empty stomach will cure chlamydia. It reads: “Eat 2 to 4 cloves of garlic in the morning on…
Chlamydia doubles ovarian cancer risk
In recent years, health officials have made huge gains in trying to control infections of Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), another STD known to increase ovarian cancer risk.