Recurrent Yeast Infections

What causes the problem?

Candida, which is a fungus.

How did I get it?

  • Antibiotics
  • Anything that affects your immune system:
  • HIV
  • Stress
  • Diabetes
  • Chemotherapy
  • Swimming and not changing your suit immediately.
  • Diets high in sugar and carbohydrates.
  • Tight clothing and tight underwear.
  • Oral Sex.

What can I do for it?

Watch your diet – low sugars, low starches.

Monitor your stress level – get plenty of sleep and engage in regular excercise and meditation.

Eat 4 cups of yogurt with acidopilus a day or take Acidophilius tablets over the counter.

Effective Hygine:

  • Use Cheer Free or Tide Free detergents for underwear
  • Use a non-irritating soap like Aveeno Oatmeal for cleaning your private parts.
  • Use Hypoallergenic toilet paper
  • No bubble baths
  • Try to wash your bottom with water after each bowel movement.