I think I have a yeast infection your remedy says yogurt could help does it have to be plain yogurt?

Vaginal infections, though common, can be very embarrassing for some women. A lot of women who suffer from them prefer home treatments to getting checked up. Many women have chronic vaginal infections. This means that they get these infections many times a year. As a long term remedy, it is best to zero in on the cause and get help as soon as possible.

It is great if you can get cured by home remedies, however, for some of the disorders, it is best to see a doctor and get professional help. Natural remedies are great because they do not have any serious repercussions, are inexpensive, and can be obtained easily. Do keep in mind that there is no substitute for medical help. A yeast infection is a very common infection and can be treated at home with the help of yogurt. yogurt is naturally made from milk by a biotic action. The enzymes that it contains can kill off yeast and therefore it has been recommended as an excellent remedy for yeast infections. It doesn’t matter how you take the yogurt, as long as you are taking organic yogurt. It is preferable to take plain yogurt without adding any sugar or fruits. It is the excessive sugar in our diet which is the cause for yeast infections in most women. Women who are diabetic or pregnant suffer from vaginal infections quite frequently and it is all because of the excessive sugar.

Apart from eating yogurt, you can also apply yogurt topically. Just take some yogurt in your hand and smear it on the vagina. The enzymes begin their work as soon as they come in contact with the skin. Yogurt also produces hydrogen peroxide which acts as natural bleach and kills off the yeast. Yogurt has many other benefits too and is considered to be a very healthy snack. Therefore, you can eat yogurt without worrying about getting fat or getting any repercussions. On the other hand, if you take any over the counter medicines, you have to bother about the side effects, chemical composition, and many other things.

If you are one of those women, who have been plagued by vaginal infections for some time, then yogurt is an excellent remedy for you. Yogurt is even better than any natural douches. It will not only cure you, but also ensure that the natural pH balance of your self cleaning vagina is maintained so that you do not have such infections in the future.

answered by G M

No it does not have to be plain yogurt, just make sure it has active cultures with Acidophilus, that is what helps.

answered by C

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