Natural Treatment of Infections in Women
Yeast in women vagina sometimes doesn’t affect health, but sometimes it can cause infection that can be very unpleasant. One of the most common gynecological problems faced by women is vaginal yeast infections.
An estimated 75% of the female population at some point in life will face this disease. It is an infection of the vagina and vulva, caused by fungi.
Infections in Women
The most common cause is Candida albicans (more than 90% of cases).
The appearance of vaginal yeast infection creates frustration and discomfort, because it causes symptoms such as itching in the genital organs, the occurrence of thick white vaginal discharge, burning during urination, and pain during sexual intercourse.
Although in most cases the vaginal fungal infections are not dangerous and are easily treated, much better option is to do as much as you can to avoid them. Of course, you can’t always avoid the appearance of fungus, but you can reduce the risk.
It’s good that treating them can be sometimes very simple.
The biggest risks for vaginal yeast infection are:
- Using of antibiotics for a long time. Prolonged use of antibiotics can lead to disruption of the balance of microflora in the vagina and reduce the level of Lactobacillus, and thus increase the risk of BVI.
- It is thought that people who suffer from diabetes, and do not receive appropriate treatment due to elevated blood sugar, may occur fungal infection.
- Increased levels of estrogens. Some of the researches confirmed that there is an increased incidence of BVI in women who have elevated levels of estrogen (during pregnancy, use of oral contraceptives etc.).
- Compromised immunity. Reduced immunity also enables the development of fungal infections. Especially increased risks are affected by HIV and people with malignant disease receiving appropriate therapy.
- Sexual activity with frequent change of partners. Transmission of fungal infection between sexual partners is possible. Therefore, it is advisable practicing protected sex.
- Use of funds that can disrupt the balance of the vaginal microflora. Inappropriate gels for intimate care, use of intrauterine contraceptive devices and improper lubricants may damage the vaginal balance.
When you have fungal infection of the vagina, clinical features may include:
- Thick, white vaginal discharge;
- Itching of the vagina;
- Redness and swelling of the vulva;
- Burning sensation when urinating;
- Feeling pain during sexual intercourse.
Some natural ways to treat this are:
- Tea treatment
Tea from organic rosemary can be very good medicament for this infection. It can reduce itching and burning what is caused by the infection.
You need to drink about 4 cups rosemary tea at day. Blueberry juice and cranberry also can be good.
- Essential oils
The diluted essential oils are an excellent preventive measure for women who often get vaginal infections, especially in full employment. The essential oil of lavender is particularly effective for the destruction of the applicant and of itself possesses a pleasant smell.
Essential oil of lavender Vagina: ¼ cup oil herbs mixed with ¼ tbsp lavender. Daily vaginal ointment or applied about half a teaspoon of the mixture of the buffer and placed in the vagina overnight.
Garlic is an effective antibacterial and antifungal agent that can be great fighter with the applicant and thus fight against most of the vaginal diseases. Consume each day 2-3 cloves of garlic.
- Apple cider vinegar
This is also good medicament. You can add apple cider vinegar in your water when you are taking bat.
Marigold is good remedy that is used true history like remedy for many diseases and infections to. Add few crushed marigold leaves on infected area.
This is not recommended for pregnant women.
In future try to avoid this infection, so that you will reduce the risk. Try to follow these steps:
- Watch your clothes – do not wear tight clothing
- Do not use perfumed powders or sprays for intimate hygiene.
- Forget warm baths.
- Do not use strong soaps and shower gels for intimate hygiene.
- Always wipe from front to back to after visiting the WC.
- If you have diabetes, control your blood sugar levels
- Avoid unnecessary antibiotics.
- Consume yogurt.
- Watch your diet, avoid foods rich in carbohydrates.
- Reduce stress.