Home Remedies for Vaginal Yeast Infection, Vaginal Yeast infection: Causes and Symptoms

Yeast is actually a fungus that is present in some quantity in most of our bodies. Yeast or candida albicans is usually harmless but is very uncomfortable and irritating. This infection is common to both men and women and even children and can occur in any part of the body like underarms, between toes, etc. Howver, vaginal yeast infection in women is very common.

Vaginal Yeast infection

Symptoms of Vaginal Yeast Infection
  1. Itching in the vagina
  2. Burning in the vagina
  3. Itching, swelling, and burning around the skin surrounding the vagina.
  4. Vaginal discharge, typically white and thick but odorless.
  5. Pain and discomfort during sexual intercourse
  6. Burning sensation during urination

Causes of Yeast Infection in Vagina
  1. Use of Antibiotics
  2. Use of oral contraceptives or antacids
  3. Diabetic.
  4. Stress
  5. Reduced body immunity levels
  6. Menstrual Periods

Home Remedies for Vaginal Yeast Infection
  1. Maintain a high level of personal hygiene.
  2. Wash yourself often with warm water.
  3. Dry well after a bath.
  4. Avoid the use of highly scented soaps, bath oils.
  5. Avoid using harsh toilet papers or even scented toilet rolls
  6. Wear loose clothes made of natural fibers.
  7. Avoid wearing synthetic undergarments.
  8. Stay away from deodorant sanitary pads
  9. Keep calm.
  10. Eat healthy food.
  11. Avoid food that cause you irritation.
  12. Avoid tomatoes, peanuts and chocolate
  13. Drink plenty of water and fruit juices.
  14. Yogurt is very good for treating yeast infection.
  15. Take some curd. Take a tampn and dip it in yogurt. Insert in the vagina, twice a day. Even when the infection disappear, you continue this remedy for an extra day.
  16. A few drops of tea tree oil poured on a tampon and inserted in the vagina can provide some relief.
  17. You can cure a yeast infection with the help of apple cider vinegar. Dilute the vinegar in water and gently wash yourself with it.
  18. If you suffer from itching, you can dip a garlic clove in the vinegar and then wash yourself with the liquid.
  19. One of the easiest methods to treat the yeast infection is drinking buttermilk.