More than 75% of all women are affected with a yeast infection at some point or another in their lives. The yeast infection is caused by from an overgrowth of the fungi candida albicans. This microorganism occurs naturally throughout the human body and is harmless at low levels. However, due to several factors such as stress, hormone imbalance, antibiotic treatments and other circumstances the candida albicans will over grow and that is where the problem starts.
SOm of the symptoms associated with a yeast infection are itching, redness, burning sensation during urination or sexual intercourse, and a cheesy white discharge normally within days from the onset of one’s monthly menstrual period. These symptoms can be very truyền nước tại nhà uncomfortable and should be treated immediately.
One of the most recommended form of treatment is using natural home remedies. These remedies work very well to eliminate symptoms in a short amount of time. The following are some of the most common yeast infection home remedies that you can use if you have an infection.
1. Yogurt Tampon – this home treatment involves the insertion of a yogurt dipped tampon into the vaginal cavity to be taken out after several hours. This home treatment could be messy and could be considered as “gross” for most sensibilities. Those who are brave enough to try this treatment should make sure that the yogurt used is plain and free of any flavoring and fruit bits. Symptoms are usually gone after several applications.
2. Salt and Vinegar Bath – this is a simple enough treatment as it only involves filling up a tub with a mixture of salt and vinegar and soaking in it for about half an hour. This treatment is believed to be a good antiseptic treatment for the vaginal area.
3. Vinegar Garlic Douche – Another kitchen remedy. This makes use of water infused with garlic and mixed with apple cider vinegar. By leaving a clove of garlic mixed in with the vinegar sitting in about 2 cups of water, a douching solution is created for use in killing the candida albicans causing the infection.