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What are some effective yeast
infection cure that works?
No doubt, yeast infection affects over 75% of all the women at
least once in their lifetime. It is caused by the overgrowth of a
fungus called Candida albicans that normally lives on the skin and in
the vaginal tract.
When certain factors affect the environment of
the vagina, such as antibiotic use, weakened immune system, change in
the pH (a measure of acidity and alkalinity), diabetes or menstruation,
candida can grow excessively causing all the annoying symptoms of a
The most commonly reported symptoms of yeast
infection are itching and burning discomfort on the outside area and on
the inside of the vagina, odourless white discharge and burning
sensation when urinating.
Most yeast infections can be treated at
home with natural and home remedies as long as you are aware of the symptoms. This is because
there are other infections such as bacterial vaginosis or trichomonas
that may require proper treatment from your family doctor.
a list of the top four natural and home yeast infection cure that can
be used by many women to help get rid of candida yeast.
#1 Tea Tree
It is proven
that tea tree oil can kill
off fungus, bacteria and viruses. It is a potent antiseptic that can be
used on the skin and in the vagina. The biggest complaint is skin
irritation since it is such a potent antiseptic liquid. It is best to
start with small amount first before adding more to avoid discomfort
from the liquid.
Put several drops
of tea tree (undiluted) on a tampon and insert into the vagina. This
can be done twice daily for 5 to 7 days. That should be long enough to
kill of the yeast infection overgrowth.
like tea tree oil, is
known to kill of yeast. It is known to be effective when applied to the
skin and also when taken by mouth.
Indeed, in some countries,
many health conscious people eat garlic to get the benefits of boosting
their immune system
to help prevent all types of infections.
up 5 to 20 cloves of garlic (about 1 garlic pod) finely and wrap
them in cheesecloth in the shape of a tampon. Place it in the vagina
for half an hour (may be longer if there is no irritation).
twice daily for several days until the symptoms disappear. Use it for
additional 2 days to ensure that all the yeast overgrowth is completely
(Apple Cider Vinegar)
does vinegar work? It is acidic and can help to bring the pH of the
vagina down to prevent growth of yeast. Moreover, it also shows good
Mix 2 cups of apple cider vinegar in a tub of warm water. Sit in this
solution for about half an hour. When done, dry the outside carefully.
Repeat this once daily or every other day.
contains the probiotics
acidophilus that normally exist in the vagina. By being there, they
prevent candida albicans from taking over and overgrow out of control.
Saturate a tampon
with unflavoured plain yogurt. Insert twice daily. Continue this for 2
to 3 days after all the symptoms disappear.
consider adding yogurt to your diet. Not only will they protect against
yeast infections, it is also excellent for digestive health.
Avoid the embarrassment and discomfort by using these yeast
infection cure first.
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