Your daily life will return to normal as soon as your vaginal issues do, so treat it quickly. When you next encounter a yeast infection, keep the advice from this piece in mind. With any luck, this article can help you treat it quickly. There are a number of different natural remedies used to treat a yeast infection. Drinking large quantities of water is one of the easiest thing you can do to prevent getting yeast infections. This sounds pretty simple, but proper hydration is needed to keep good pH levels. Ask your doctor for probiotic supplements if your antibiotics are causing yeast infections. Taking a probiotic will help your body get used to the antibiotics you have to take and should decrease your chances of getting a yeast infection.
Do not believe that yeast infections cannot occur if you keep yourself clean. Many clean people still experience yeast infections. Yeast infections result from an internal pH imbalance and are caused by many different factors besides hygiene issues. Where the infection occurs, you should put garlic on that area. Consuming garlic has many uses besides treating yeast infections. Put fresh garlic on the affected area to help yourself feel better. You can simply crush up the clove if you don’t wish to use the clove as a whole. It may feel uncomfortable, but works well for many. Keep your vaginal area clean, but refrain from douching. When you take a shower, clean your private region. Lightly clean the entire area with water and some gentle soap. This will prevent yeast from growing in the warm, moist crevices. Douching, however, disturbs the natural PH balance of the area and is not recommended.
Lactobacilius acidophilis is a natural culture, and your friend. It is a live culture found in certain yogurts and can really slow the growth of yeast bacteria from building up. If you have to eat yogurt to get this culture, eat the sugar-free kind. Yeast need to eat sugar, so the more you take in, the more they can reproduce.