How to cure Bacterial Vaginosis. Suggest

bacterial vaginosis is a very common condition and is caused by a bacterial infection of the vagina. The symptoms can be quite unpleasant, with burning, inflammation, soreness, and pain and discomfort during sex. There may also be some discharge. While a lot of us tend to rely on prescription drugs or over the counter medications to treat these symptoms, most tend to forget that natural methods are a lot more effective and safer.

The human body is like a small ecosystem in itself, supporting various lower life forms like microbes, bacteria and even parasites and fungi. According to most naturalists restoring and maintaining the natural balance can help get rid of the infection permanently. Antibiotics on the other hand destroy bacteria whether good or not, and this can give rise to other problems such as yeast infections. Moreover, over reliance on antibiotics can create a drug resistance in the bacteria, making infections a lot harder to fight. Under normal circumstance ‘good’ bacteria that are present control and maintain the balance and any disruption to this balance causes problems. Natural methods can help to restore the balance, while antibiotics simply attempt to destroy all bacteria.

Natural methods of treatment for bacterial vaginosis have been a subject of interest for a long time and have been found to be quite effective in most cases. Here are some home remedies that you can try using against the infection.
  • Yogurt is one of the most valuable natural ingredients for bacterial vaginosis and yeast infections as it helps restore the natural ph balance. Plain yogurt that has active cultures of acidophilus can be consumed or applied directly.
  • A boric acid douche can also serve as an effective remedy as it helps prevent the multiplication of harmful bacteria and destroys those that are already present. Exercise caution if using this method however as some women are sensitive to it. As an alternative you could also prepare a vinegar douche, with the proportions being a tablespoon of vinegar to a quart of warm water.
  • Homeopathic treatments have also been found to be very effective under a number of circumstances. There are in fact over the counter homeopathic treatments that are also available with common ingredients like pulsatilla and sepia.
  • Foods such as cheese, soy, chocolate, sugar, alcohol and other fermented foods should be avoided as they could cause a yeast infection.
  • For symptomatic relief, cold compresses and warm baths can be quite useful.

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