Sunday, October 18, 2009

Yeast Infection Causes May Be Many in Number

Antibiotics are possibly the top result of vaginal yeast infections in women in America, and are a great instance of the vital principle: from the use of technology to solve issues, we make other issues. Let's take for example that you have antibiotics to fix your nasal infection. The antibiotic will destroy the bad bacteria living inside your nose except it can additionally kill the good bacteria, upsetting the important balance of your vaginal system which will allow the yeast to take over. Antibacterial soap can have the identical side-effect. A lot of women have issues with only some types of these drugs or with long-term use of antibiotic treatment.

Cotton makes up much of our clothes now-a-days, but tight cotton clothes can be good for yeast infections and bad for you. Your best bet is to use a skirt without underwear or tights, and divert from pantyhose. If you have ever had the urge to go for a sexy stocking look except were too shy, this is the chance you have been appearing for. And if you do have to use underwear, you should use natural, un-bleached cotton underwear. It is a great idea to change your underwear often, like perhaps daily. If possible, do not sleep in your underwear. If you do, make sure it's a clean pair. Yeast can live and thrive in your underwear, so make sure to wash it very well. Especially during and after your yeast infection, hygiene is important. A few medical people think that when you've a yeast infection, you need to wash and dry your underwear and then iron them so the heat can kill the yeast.

Condoms can actually cause and make yeast infections worse. A lot of condoms come lubricated, and they consist of nonoxynol-9 that might kill the sperm and the HIV virus. A buddy of mine has been saying for many years that she gets a bad yeast infection each time she touches it. Many new studies have shown that nonoxynol-9 is almost surely linked to yeast infections. If you think this is your issue, attempt to use a condom that does not have a sperm killing lubricant. It's important to stay protected during sex, so make sure you're on the pill as well for added protection.

A few persons say that not eating food that has yeast in it can lessen the intensity and time of vaginal yeast infections. I do not understand how this could make a difference because the sort of yeast that is discovered in food isn't the same as the yeast discovered around the vagina. A lot of studies show that a high sugar level can also contribute to a yeast infection.

Hormones, both natural and artificial can affect yeast problems. For instance, pregnant women are especially likely to get yeast infections. People taking a contraceptive pill experience normal yeast infections while their hormone levels go up and down. I used to be on the pill for some time, and got a yeast infection each month before I got my period. Additionally, whether or not you are on the pill, yeast usually does not care for the pH of blood, so small yeast infections will usually go away after your period. But do not get your hopes up because the yeast will occasionally reoccur when your period subsides. Steroids can also contribute to a yeast infection.

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