The Latest Health Reviews for Women

Candida Health Supplements

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Candida is a yeast-like fungus that can grow into an infection. Though it isn’t entirely clear how effective supplements are in treating candida infections, people claim to reap benefits. Seek your doctor’s approval prior to taking supplements for best results. Probiotics- Probiotics are healthy bacteria, similar to those found in the body. According to the UMMC, taking probiotics or “friendly ...

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2 Foods That Can Cause Yeast Infections

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All types of alcohol, including such as wine, beer, whiskey, gin, vodka, contain high levels of yeast. The foods that are used to create these alcoholic drinks–potatoes, molasses, beets and grape skins–contain yeast. Yeast is absorbed into the bloodstream when a person drinks excessive amounts of alcohol. This can cause or aggravate a yeast infection. The high amounts of sugar ...

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2 Ways To Naturally Cure Bacterial Vaginosis

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The healthy vagina contains an abundance of “good bacteria,” or normal flora. The normal flora help prevent overgrowth by disease-causing organisms, including bacteria. Bacterial vaginosis, or BV, is a common condition in which the vaginal bacteria are out of balance. In BV, the normal flora are reduced and other bacteria increase dramatically leading to symptoms of vaginal discharge, irritation, or ...

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Foods That Cause UTI

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Urinary tract infections are the second most common type of infection, according to the National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse, accounting for roughly 8.3 million doctor visits every year. They develop when bacteria clings to your urethra — the tube that carries urine out of your body. Although foods do not cause UTIs, healthy dietary habits may help prevent ...

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Candida Diet Side Effects

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In normal amounts, the yeast-like fungus Candida albicans is nothing to worry about — it’s part of a healthy human system. However, when the fungus multiplies excessively, it can cause problems for some people, including yeast infections, rashes and thrush. The Candida diet aims to control an overgrowth of Candida albicans by eliminating certain foods purported to feed the fungus. ...

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3 Home Remedies For Yeast Infection

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A vaginal yeast infection (vaginal candidiasis) is caused by an overgrowth of a fungus that naturally lives in your vagina, called Candida albicans. This overgrowth triggers irritation, inflammation, itching, and painful discharge. Most women experience a yeast infection sometime during their lifetime. If this is your first time experiencing the symptoms of a yeast infection, you should visit a gynecologist ...

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3 Home Remedies For Bacterial Vaginosis

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Bacterial vaginosis is a vaginal infection caused by an overgrowth of bacteria. The vagina naturally has an environment containing “good” and “bad” bacteria. In cases of bacterial vaginosis, there is an excess of bad bacteria. This throws the vaginal environment out of balance. Bacterial vaginosis is a common condition that many women can get, regardless of whether or not they’ve ...

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3 Home Remedies For UTI

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Urinary tract infections affect millions of people every year. Though they’re traditionally treated with antibiotics, there are also many home remedies available that help treat them and prevent them from reoccurring. A urinary tract infection (UTI) is an infection that affects any part of the urinary tract, including the kidneys, ureters, bladder or urethra. Bacteria from the bowel are the ...

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