Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted disease caused by a bacterial infection. It is the 8most common sexually transmitted disease* reported in the United States with over 2 million people between the ages of 14 to 39 infected every year. In women the infection can spread from the cervix to the uterus and to the fallopian tubes.
Symptoms are usually mild and tend to go unnoticed – that is why chlamydia is aptly known as the silent disease. Very often women are reinfected because they are unaware that they have the disease or their partners have not been treated. If left untreated, chlamydia can damage a woman’s reproductive system and lead to infertility