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The Common Causes of Yeast Infections

What is yeast infection?

Yeast infections consist of Candida albicans, and other forms of yeast that can grow in the vagina, rectum, and mouth. In a healthy vagina, the presence of yeast is not a problem. The problem occurs when the female system is unbalanced. At this time there may be an explosion of organisms such as yeast growing inside and outside the vagina. The result is often a very itchy sensation, easily irritated by the possible white discharge.

How common is yeast infection?

Yeast infections are the second most common type of female vaginal infection (bacterial vaginosis is the most common). According to medical statistics, Over 70% of women develop at least one yeast infection during their lifetime and more than 40% of women have more than one infection.

What is the cause of yeast infection?

Drugs and Drugs


  • Antibiotics

  • Steroids

  • Prescription drugs

  • Birth control pills

Genital irritation


  • Douching

  • Sprays, soaps and other hygiene products (Especially anti-bacterial products)

  • Direct contact with the infected area (Sexual contact)

Immune dysfunction


  • The compromised immune system

  • Allergy

  • Tiredness (Adrenal Burnout)

  • Pressure

  • Recurrent Bacterial Infections

Internal and External Environment


  • Environmental Toxicity

  • Diet

  • Hormone Changes (PMS, Menopause, Pregnancy)

  • Diabetes

What can I do to help with my yeast infection?

Here are some easy douches and remedies for your yeast infections:

Yogurt and Probiotics

Take a tampon and put some yogurt "living culture" without the top. Insert a tampon into the vagina



Wash apple cider vinegar

Fill the bath, and place approximately. 1-2 cups of apple cider vinegar in water. Soak for about 20 minutes



Hydrogen peroxide dishes

Mix 1/2 teaspoon of 35% hydrogen peroxide in 500ml distilled water. Douche slowly and avoid fluid entering the womb.



garlic

Garlic has anti-fungal properties. Put the non-smoked garlic into a cheese cloth and tie the garlic with a piece of toothpaste that does not blow. Leave the tail behind so you can pull the cheese cloth out. You can leave it in the vagina for up to 12 hours.



There you have it, some of the leading causes of yeast infections and some simple home remedies. I hope this little guide will help your Candida / yeast problem.



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