A yeast infection is brought about by an overgrowth of fungus known as candida albicans or candida. This fungus is present in your body system but in small contents. Yeast infections are common and can be very painful and uncomfortable. The factors that lead to occurrence of yeast infection in the body include stress, high levels of blood sugar, depletion of the ‘good’ bacteria, hormonal imbalance and breakdown of immune system. While yeast infection being a nuisance, there are several remedies on how to get rid of a yeast infection at home.
Before trying the home remedies on getting rid of yeast infection, you need to know that candida yeast infection condition is caused by a systematic problem in your body. The yeast might manifest in a number of external symptoms, but its root cause is a systematic problem involving your body as a whole. Anything that upsets or tampers with the environmental balance of the fungus candida albicans causes a change in the systematic working of the body leading to yeast infection. To effectively get rid of this condition you have to treat from inside. For most people, the first port of action when looking to get rid of yeast infection at home is:
Change of diet
Adhering to a well defined diet in dealing with yeast infection is probably the best call of action. It is advisable to follow a diet plan with foods and ingredients that discourage the overgrowth of fungi. Try as much as possible to eat organic meat, fish, poultry, fruits and vegetables as they contain no hormones and antibiotics. Antibiotics will kill the good bacteria as well as the bad bacteria leading to infection. Avoid eating refined sugars and carbohydrates such as white rice and white flour. Also keep off products containing yeast, stimulants, fizzy drinks and foods containing flavoring, preservatives and colors. Avoid foods containing yeast such as dried fruits, mushrooms, white vinegar, canned vegetables and calm.
To prevent the overgrowth of candida it is vital to have the right balance of blood PH levels. Correct levels of blood acidity in the body range between the PH of 7.35 and 7.45. An influx in this levels causes multiplication of the Candida. An alkaline food plan consisting of alkaline forming foods such as fresh fruits, vegetables and almonds is advised. These foods will help regain the right amounts of alkaline levels in your body for protection against candida yeast infection.
Use natural yoghurt
Natural yoghurt contains probiotics and live cultures. probiotics help replenish the good bacteria in your body system. For effectiveness, the natural yoghurt should contain no additives, fruits, sugar or coloring. Yoghurt can be applied directly on the area affected. For oral thrush, drinking a glass of yoghurt can work miracles. In the case of vaginal candida, a tampon coated with yoghurt can be inserted overnight.
Garlic and herbal remedies.
Raw garlic works wonders in getting rid of yeast infection. It contains natural anti-fungal and anti-bacterial elements. Basically, it can be crushed and applied to the affected area or can be taken orally. Herbs such as cinnamon, chamomile, myrrh, turmeric and black walnut all have wonderful natural properties to prevent yeast infections as well as get rid of the symptoms.
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When the methods above on how to get rid of a yeast infection at home are followed to the letter, then yeast infections in your body will be a thing of the past. Check out Yeast Infection Remedies for more information