3 of 4 women will be affected with yeast infection at least once in life. The fungi that is usually present in the vagina start manifesting after the organism comes through some kind of change.
The first thing that comes to mind when you mention candida is persistent infection that is nightmare for every woman.
Over 95 percent of cases that deal with vaginal yeast infections are caused by some kind of candida.
There is not a woman that is immune or protected from this yeast, but there are groups of women that are more at risk. Candida risk increases in women that are pregnant, suffer from diabetes, and are on antibiotics or immunosuppressive therapy.
You can also increase the risk of candida infections with use of perfumes and perfumed products for intimate care or wearing synthetic and tight underwear.
Around 20 percent of women usually go through candida infection without any noticeable symptoms. There are some signs that can be an indication that something is not as it should be and that you may want to take care. Candida infections are usually followed with intensive itching, irritation around the vagina, thick, white secretion without any smell.
Diagnose and treatment
Your gynecologist will diagnose that you have candida infection on your checkup and probably decide about your treatment. The treatment can be tricky because candida is present in the human organism and it can cause relapse.
Natural remedy to treat candida infection
It is up to you to choose the way you are going to treat candida infection. It is recommended to use pro-biotic as the best source for good bacteria. There is a variety of natural remedies that can help you treat this kind of infections. We have here old recipe for natural remedy that is proven to be effective in treating candida. To prepare the remedy you need: a glass of yogurt, 2 cloves of garlic, smaller piece of ginger root and a carrot.
How to prepare
Crush the garlic cloves and grate the carrot and ginger. Add it all in the yogurt and mix. Leave it for 2 hours and then the mixture is ready for use.
It is recommended to use this mixture once a day for minimum one week.