encompasses infections that range from superficial, such as oral thrush
and vaginitis, to systemic and potentially life-threatening diseases.
Yeast infections of the latter category are also referred to as
candidemia and are usually confined to severely immune compromised
persons, such as cancer, transplant, and AIDS patients.
Yeast flourishes in environments that are warm and humid and clothing
can trap things women wear tight or non cotton underwear. Women should
wear cotton underwear that can breathe easily. It is recommended that
women change their underwear at least once a day or go to bed at night
Another cause can be yeast infection lurking in chemical dyes, paints
and perfumes. You may have an allergic reaction to some things that are
on your clothing or hygiene products and this can cause to the
environment in your vagina to change thus cause a yeast infection. You
can also have troubles with dyed or perfumed toilet paper. If you have
a tendency to contract yeast infections, be sure that you use natural
products that do not contain harmful chemicals.
Condoms may be another cause yeast infection.
You can deal an infection in one of two ways. Many condoms have a
lubricant that has added nonoxynol-9, which is a spermicidal that may
or may not kill the AIDS virus.
To help keep your vaginal area dry, try change and switch to all-cotton
underwear and make sure you carefully dry off after you shower. If you
can, wear cotton underwear to bed, don’t wear at all, and always wash
and thoroughly dry your underwear before wearing them. Don’t lounge
around in a wet bathing suit and stay away from jeans or pantyhose that
are too tight.
Remedy for Yeast Infection:
Olive oil is an effective remedy for yeast infection treatment, take
3-4 drops of olive oil and grapefruit juice and mix in two cups of
water. Drink this mixture that gives quick relief from yeast infection.
Garlic has medicinal property and kills yeast and germs, apply Garlic
paste to the infected area except vagina. Use this paste 2-3 times a
day till the infection is completely cured.
Apple-extract vinegar is an effective remedy for the yeast infection
treatment. Mix it with little water and garlic extract. Soak a cotton
ball in prepared mixture and put it in the vagina and other infected
area. This provides you fast relief from itchy feeling and hot
Tea tree oil is also an effective medicine. Soak cotton ball in oil and
place it in the vagina. This will reduce the vaginal pain and
When you educate yourself about yeast infection causes,
you can change any behavior that may be causing you to suffer.
Sometimes, changing a simple thing can bring the greatest benefits.