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How to prevent a vaginal yeast infection

How to prevent a vaginal yeast infection?

How to prevent a vaginal yeast infection?   You may be wondering why you keep getting vaginal yeast infections and what you can do to prevent them from happening again and again. I’ve come up with an extensive list of possible causes of vaginal yeast infections and things you can do to prevent them. It’ll […]

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Can stress cause a yeast infection

Can stress cause a yeast infection?

Can stress cause a yeast infection?   Being under stress for a prolonged period of time can significantly lower your body’s immunity and therefore make you more susceptible to yeast infections. But how exactly does it happen? When you’re under stress your body starts producing hormones that affect your health, the longer you’re under stress, […]

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Will yeast infection go away with period

Will yeast infection go away with period?

Why do I get yeast infection before period?     You may be asking yourself why you’re getting bouts of vaginal yeast infection right before or after your period, or why your symptoms seem to go away with period. This article will explain why it’s happening and what are the best ways to avoid getting yeast […]

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Can beer cause yeast infections

Can beer cause yeast infections?

Can beer cause yeast infections?     You may have heard that it’s best to avoid drinking beer when you suffer from yeast infections. I love having a beer from time to time, especially on hot days and I always wondered if it could cause my yeast infections. Somehow, I was always skeptical about beer triggering Candida bouts and I […]

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Can yeast infections be sexually transmitted

Can yeast infections be sexually transmitted?

Can yeast infections be sexually transmitted?   The answer seems obvious, as usually the treatment of vaginal yeast infections involves treating the woman’s sexual partner and they are told to use condoms during the Candida bout to avoid reinfection. When I started researching the topic in depth I was expecting to find a lot of evidence in […]

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Does sugar cause yeast infections?

Does sugar cause yeast infections?

Does sugar cause yeast infections?   We often hear that eating too much sugar causes vaginal yeast infections. It seems plausible at first because yeast thrive on sugar, but if we look at the research we’ll get a slightly different picture. So, does sugar cause yeast infections? It turns out that the connection is not as obvious as it […]

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Symptoms & Causes

Vaginal Yeast Infection Symptoms & Causes     A vaginal yeast infection, known as thrush or vaginal candidiasis,  is caused by a fungus called Candida. Candida is  a part of your vaginal microflora, along with bacteria. When the  balance between yeast and bacteria is disturbed, yeast overgrows causing unpleasant symptoms.     5 most common signs of vaginal yeast infection:   Your vagina […]

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