A yeast infection, also known as Candida, is basically caused by a group of microscopic fungi or yeast called Candida albicans. It generally affects the vaginal area but can also develop around dentures, under the breasts, lower abdomen, nail beds, and beneath skin folds.
Factors that can increase the risk of getting a yeast infection are pregnancy, stress, chronic health conditions, diabetes, use of oral contraceptives, steroids and antibiotics.
Women can also get yeast infections after menopause due to declining estrogen levels, which thin the vaginal walls. Most men and women suffer from a yeast infection at least once.
Some of the signs of a yeast infection are itching, burning or swelling in and around the affected area. If it is a vaginal yeast infection, there will be pain or discomfort in the vagina during sex, a burning feeling when urinating, and odorless vaginal discharge. There are many simple home remedies that can eliminate the infection in a relatively short time.
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If you have nasal congestion, sinusitis, bloating, diarrhea, gas and constipation then you may have Candida (bad bacteria) overgrowth. It occurs in colon/ bowels. It cases the immune suppression and then may causes so many other fatigues. Avoid consuming sugar and sugar products and sweets to slow down the overgrowth of Candida/Yeast. You can eat fruits but should not consume sugar and all source of sugar. Whole wheat bread and whole fruits and washed raw vegetables are good to eat. If it is hard for you leave the habit of sugar then use sweetener as a substitute. Our diets include so many added sugar that makes the diet disaster. Sugar slow down the immune system help Candida yeast to overgrowth. Consume plain yogurt every day especially in the morning before breakfast after taking plain yogurt drink whole glass of clean crystal water. Start your breakfast 45 minutes after having yogurt for 6 months it will help you control your symptoms of bloating, diarrhea and gas problem.
Yogurt (Dahee) is one of the best health foods. It is high in calcium to build healthy bones, it provide us Vitamin B12, and foliate which supports blood supply in arteries and yogurt also contains pro-biotic (friendly bacteria) which helps in keeping healthy intestine. Yogurt’s friendly bacteria saves us from peptic ulcers and stomach cancer. Friendly bacteria of yogurt also reduce overgrowth of Candida (a harmful infection) and improve symptoms of bowel such as constipation, diarrhea.