Vaginal yeast infection is a persistent health problem that affects large numbers of women, and occurs as a result of the use of antibiotics, wearing wet swimwear during the summer and use of aggressive cosmetics for intimate care.
The most common cause of infection is Candida, a type of fungus that causes infections of the skin, nails and vaginal inflammation in the urinary tract, and digestive problems and fatigue.
Symptoms of vaginal yeast infections are itching, unpleasant sensation, thick and abundant white discharge, redness and swelling of the mucous membrane. This infection affects more than 75 percent of women during their lives.
WHAT CAN CAUSE YEAST INFECTION?
There are more things that can causes yeast infection development. Use of antibiotics cans vaginal infections. It is known that they affect the balance between good and bad bacteria as well as natural pH of the mucosa tissue. Carbohydrates are feeding the fungi therefore their exaggerated use can be a cause of yeast infection. Excess use of alcohol is also a cause because the body converts alcohol in carbohydrates during the process of digestion. Stress and insufficient amount of good sleep, underwear with low quality made of synthetic, tight pants, tampons, daily napkins, as well as conditions as pregnancy or diabetes.
WHAT CAN YOU TREAT YEAST INFECTION WITH?
There are a lot of natural ways to solve some of these conditions. If they occur often that probably is a sign of bad immune system and you should see a doctor.
It is a natural antibacterial anti viral and anti fungal medicine.. Garlic may be placed directly into the vagina, peeled and wrapped in clean gauze, and then placed within the vagina. Make sure that the part of the gauze remains outside the vagina, so that you can easily remove it. If there is a feeling of intense burning, remove the garlic. Therapy should be carried out until the symptoms are resolved.
Yogurt and similar probiotics are allies of good bacteria and enemies of fungi. A half liter of yogurt a day can help with yeast infection. It can reduce the itching and redness, if you apply directly to the affected mucosa. Leave it on about ten minutes to and then rinse with water.
JOHN’S WORT OIL
Pure natural St. John’s Wort oil is very successful in the long-term treatment of yeast infection. Put a small amount of oil on the saucer and just gently add on a tampon in a tinny layer. The tampon should not be soaked in the oil. Change the tampon and repeat treatment until your symptoms disappear.
SODIUM BICARBONATE (BAKING SODA)
It ensures an alkaline state of the body so that the fungus is more difficult to reproduce. You can prepare a mixture of two liters of boiled water with two tablespoons of baking soda and wash daily for a month, except during menstruation.