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Vaginal yeast infections- the facts.

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Yeast Infection is a concern for everyone since around 75% of the population suffers from some form of this …

Yeast Infection is a concern for everyone since around 75% of the population suffers from some form of this
infection. Yeast infection can cause diaper rash and mouth sores in babies. It can also cause skin rashes in
skin folds below the breasts and stomach in adults. Common among women is vaginal Yeast infection. But
men are not spared from genital yeast infection. In fact, any part of the body can be affected by yeast infection internally
and externally. Since Yeast infection can cause extreme discomfort, it is important to learn how to prevent it.
To prevent yeast infection, one must understand the nature of yeast infection and its root causes.
A valuable information is that yeast is always present in normal human skin and in areas such as
the mouth and vagina. The yeast becomes harmful when some conditions are developed that
trigger yeast infection.


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  • 1. ==== ====Dear Candida Yeast Infection Sufferer, Youre about to discover what might be the most powerfulCandida Yeast Infection cure system ever developed. Its the same system thousands of people,just like you, used to permanently cure their Yeast Infection and achieve permanent freedom fromcandida. My name is Linda Allen and over the past 12 years, through a long process of trial, errorand experimentation, I have developed a sure-fire, 100% guaranteed, clinically researched systemthat is backed by 35,000+ hours of nutritional expertise for eliminating yeast infection for good.This is a very rare, highly unique and potently powerful candida infection healing system, whichvery few people even know exists..http://tinyurl.com/7t5j7ot==== ====Yeast, scientifically referred to as Candida is a variety of fungus. It is commonly present on thehuman skin and in the moist areas of the body, such as the mouth and the vagina. A study showsthat 20% of women normally carry yeast in their vaginal areas. It grows on the bodys form ofsugar, such as glucose. Anything that increases your blood sugar, or changes the hormonalbalance that maintains the blood sugar promotes its growth in the body. Diabetes, pregnancy orimmune-compromised states like cancer treatments or HIV infection are vulnerable conditions foryeast growth. Apart from this, usage of birth control pills, steroids or antibiotics also contribute inits growth within the body.Overgrowth of yeast results in skin rashes, mouth infections (thrush), digestive disorders,esophagus and vaginal infections (vaginitis).Since yeast infections occur most frequently in moistareas of the body, the mouth and the vaginal areas are most prone to be affected by it.Yeast Infection an epidemicYeast Infection can be termed as "Yeast Infection an epidemic". So strong is its presence in thewomens diseases!! Researches show that about 80 percent of yeast infections are caused by aspecific species of Candida, called Candida albicans. The remaining twenty percent of yeastinfections are caused by other types of Candida.Yeast infection is very common amongst women, making it an epidemic in their lives. It is reportedthat as many as 75% of women are affected by it at some point in their lives.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that about 80 %women willexperience a vaginal yeast infection at least once in their lives. In fact, it is estimated that 50% ofcollege women in the United States have been diagnosed with at least one yeast infection by theage of 25. Luckily, yeast infections are fairly easy to treat. But the only way to define them is-Yeastinfection an epidemic for womenYeast Infection-An overviewCauses of yeast infections
  • 2. Yeast infection is common and happens due to irregularities in body balances. Some possiblecauses of this infection are as follows: Antibiotic consumption Oral contraceptives Wearing tight clothes or synthetics such as nylon, spandex or Lycra, which increase moistureand warmth, fostering fungal growth High carbohydrate intake, especially refined sugars and alcohol Pregnancy Diabetes Deodorant tampons or perfumed douches HIV infectionOther possible causes of this infection can be irritants such as body soaps, powders, deodorantsand perfumed products.Symptoms of Yeast InfectionA study shows that yeast infection is very common amongst women. Most of the women faceirritations and itching because of a lot of external factors. Some symptoms of this infection may be:Vaginal irritation Itching and burning in the vagina and its surrounding skin area (vulva) Thick white vaginal discharge Irresistible pain during sexual intercourse Swelling of the vulva and irritation in the vaginal areas Redness, swelling, and/or cracking of the vulvar skin Burning sensation during urinationPrevention tipsYeast infection is nothing major and can be prevented by simple ways of hygiene and care. It isimportant for all to know what is a yeast infection and what are the easy to prevent it. You canprevent a vaginal yeast infection by following these tips.Avoid wearing tight-fitted clothes or synthetic-fiber cloth Wear cotton clothes, as much as possible, especially the under garments Avoid wearing panty-hoses or leotards everyday Carefully wipe and dry your genital areas after a shower. You may use blow driers for thispurpose. Careful wiping after using toilets helps prevent bacteria to enter your vaginal area Avoid using feminine hygiene sprays, deodorant sanitary pads, colored or perfumed toilet paperas they tend to affect the balance of the vaginal acidity and can lead to yeast infections. If you go swimming, get out of your swimsuit as soon as possible. Dont use deodorant tampons.
  • 3. TreatmentAs observed, the normal course of treatment of yeast infections is by inserting medicines in theaffected areas. These medicines are normally creams applied to the vaginal areas with the help ofapplicators, or they may be suppositories that can be left in the vagina to dissolve on their own.Other available forms of yeast infection medication can be creams, which can be applied on thevulva to help relieve itching, or pills which can be taken by way of mouthThe treatment for such infections is generally by tropical or anti-fungal medications. Another wayof treating yeast infection is the use of Acidophilus, which is a helpful bacterium and restrainsgrowth of yeast in the body. Home remedies like live cultured yogurt are also used as treatmentmethods.Though it is rare, but there is a possibility of transmitting a yeast infection to your partner throughsexual intercourse. In such circumstances, if symptoms of yeast infections are observed, it issuggested that the partner too undergoes the treatment.Peter Salazars source for quality supplements is http://www.utopiasilver.comTo read more on this topic go here: http://www.yeastinfectiontreatment.com/articles/yeast-infection-an-epidemic.htmlRead Customer TestimonialsArticle Source:http://EzineArticles.com/?expert=Ben_W_Taylor==== ====Dear Candida Yeast Infection Sufferer, Youre about to discover what might be the most powerfulCandida Yeast Infection cure system ever developed. Its the same system thousands of people,just like you, used to permanently cure their Yeast Infection and achieve permanent freedom fromcandida. My name is Linda Allen and over the past 12 years, through a long process of trial, errorand experimentation, I have developed a sure-fire, 100% guaranteed, clinically researched systemthat is backed by 35,000+ hours of nutritional expertise for eliminating yeast infection for good.This is a very rare, highly unique and potently powerful candida infection healing system, which
  • 4. very few people even know exists..http://tinyurl.com/7t5j7ot==== ====