BACTERIAL VAGINOSIS—EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT IT

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Bacterial vaginosis is a common problem that is often confused with yeast infection, characterized with unpleasant itching and smell of the intimate parts and increased vaginal secretion. It is a state when the bacteria in vagina start abnormal reproduction and they affect the normal state and balance in the vagina. When you think that something wrong is going on down there don’t rush to the pharmacy right away, there are some things you need to know before you start treating the condition.

MAIN CHARACTERISTICS OF BACTERIAL VAGINOSIS

Unpleasant smell
Itching is the only thing that yeast infection and bacterial vaginosis have in common. If the itching is followed with milky gray discharge and heavy and unpleasant fishlike smell it is not yeast infection it is bacterial vaginosis.

It is not sexually transmitted
Bacterial vaginosis is typically female disease. Man can’t be affected by it. But sexual intercourse or just a lubricant can misbalance the pH of the vagina and cause abnormal reproduction of bacteria that is already living in the vagina. Use of antibiotics, diseases and stress are also one of the causes of this condition.

BACTERIAL VAGINOSIS—EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT IT

Discharge
If you are affected with vaginal discharge it is probably because of the bacterial vaginosis. Half of women experience this condition at least once during the period of ovulation.

TREATING BACTERIAL VAGINOSIS

There are two ways to treat bacterial vaginosis: antibiotics and vaginal suppositories.  There are also some natural remedies you can try if you are in the group of people that doesn’t want chemicals.

Watch what you eat

It is very important to avoid food that feeds bacteria like dairy products, sugar, bread and caffeine packed drinks.  Stick to fresh fruits and vegetables, cereal and nuts. This kind of nutrition will help you recover faster.

Aloe vera
This amazing plant is known for its numerous benefits to human health; among them is the ability to treat bacteria and fungi. Application of aloe vera based cream will regulate the pH balance of the vagina fast and successfully treat the vaginosis.

Garlic
This most powerful natural antibiotic contains alicin which has powerful anti bacterial properties.  You can use it fresh and if you can’t bare the taste you can get capsules. There are some women that apply it vaginally, crushed and wrapped in the tampon.

Calenndula
Calendula flower has amazing health benefits for skin and organism. It is rich with powerful flavonoids with anti inflammatory and anti bacterial properties that can treat bacterial vaginosis. Get calendula vaginal suppositories to reduce secretion and irritation fast.

Echinacea
This plant is amazing natural immunity booster that can successfully treat bacterial infections.  You can use it to successfully treat bacterial vaginosis.

Oregano oil
This oil has the most powerful anti microbe effects and it can successfully treat vaginosis. But it is very strong and if you decide to use it you need to get prescribed method of internal use of this precious oil.

 

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