CBD getting more and more popular these days and millions of people around the world are currently using it for treating many of their mental and physical health problems. CBD is legal in most countries around the world.
The health benefits of CBD include the treatment of anxiety, skin problems, dementia, epilepsy, and even cancer. Some of the recent studies are showing positive results for using CBD as a potential remedy for some of the sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).
In this article, we will take a look at whether CBD can help in treating chlamydia, one of the most common STDs.
What Is Chlamydia?
Chlamydia is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases. It is caused by Chlamydia trachomatis bacteria. In the case of men, chlamydia affects their throat, rectum, and urethra, and in the case of women, chlamydia is developed in their cervix, throat, and rectum.
One of the main symptoms of chlamydia in women is vaginal discharge. Severe pain during intercourse is another symptom of chlamydia. The major chlamydia symptom in men is swelling in the testicles, which can be very painful.
CBD For Chlamydia
If you give enough attention to the medications used in the treatment of most sexually transmitted diseases, you will quickly realize that almost all the medications are either anti-inflammatory or antiviral type. Studies have already proven that the cannabinoid CBD also possesses antibacterial, antiviral, and antibacterial properties.
Chlamydia and most other STDs usually occur when the immune system of your body is already under attack. You may be suffering from the flu, or taking any medications when the virus attacks the cell tissue. The white blood cell will start attacking the virus for taking control of the situation. This will cause inflammation, pain, and the blisters that are associated with STD’s.
Studies have proven that CBD possesses anti-inflammatory properties that help in reducing the inflammation caused by chlamydia and such sexually transmitted diseases. CBD can also manage the immune response that resulted due to the STD attack. Studies also found that CBD is capable of fighting off a wide range of foreign pathogens. In addition to that, the use of CBD can help in repairing the damaged cells and tissues. The antibacterial properties of CBD are what attracted many scientists to look into CBD as a potential treatment of chlamydia and other sexually transmitted diseases.