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VAGINAL YEAST INFECTION

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ATTHOUGH WOMEN TEND TO SHARE WEIGHT I.O5S, BEAUTY AND HAIR SECREIS openly and freely, they are reluctant to share sexual health issues with their BFFs or the doctor out of shame and embarrassment. Studies from across the world have shown that millions of women suffer from one or the other embarrassing condition.

Accordingto Emily Payne from Mail Online, young women would rather google their illnesses than see a GP on things they think are embarrassing as she experiences a great number of women self-diagnose online.

Please.note that this information is solely for informational purposes to show simple solutions exist. Sister Namibia does not take responsibility for any possible consequences from following the home remedy tips given in this article. It is important to seek medical advice in severe caseS.

YEAST INFECIION

Yeast lives in the vagina all the time in small, harmless quantities. A yeast infection ' is a very common infection caused by a fungus called C.andida albicans. Yeast infection or candidiasis is a common problem faced by people who live in hot and humid conditions. It affects agreat percentage of women at some point during their lifetime. When this fungi grows out of corjtrol it results in itchin6ss, a rash, burning and redness, which can be extremely uncomfortable. In some cases a thick, whitd, odourless discharge, resembling cottage cheese, appears. Lactobacillus bacteria (a healthy type) normally keep the vagina's pH and yeast levels in check. But the balance can be tipped by antibiotics, corticosteroids, uncontrolled diabetes, or raised estrogen Ievels from birth control or pregnancy. Yet, in many cases, there's no easily identified cause.

You may have only have a few of these symptoms and they maybe mild or severe. There is also a possibility of women transferring the yeast infection to their male partners. While yeast can...