Yeast Infection Causes


Reduced body immunity levels

If your body has a low immunity levels, it is very easy to succumb to such conditions where the organisms grow faster causing the infection.


Use of some antibiotics can also cause yeast infection.


Sometimes physical and mental stress also causes the yeast level to go up considerably

Birth Control Pills

Some reaction due to birth control pills also cause yeast infection

Menstrual Periods

In some cases, infection is caused during mestrual cycles.


Diabetic conditions may cause the infection in certain cases


Home remedies for Yeast Infection


Home remedy using Yogurt

Take a tampon and dip it in yogurt. Insert in the vagina, twice a day. Continue this remedy for an extra day after your symptoms go away.

Tea Tree Oil

A few drops of tea tree oil poured on a tampon and inserted in the vagina can provide some relief.


For non-vaginal yeast infections, you can apply garlic paste directly on the affected parts. This remedy is for other affected parts of the body and not for the vaginal yeast infection.


Diet for Yeast Infection


No Secific diet

There is no specific diet that we are aware of for this condition. Of course, eat healthy, lots of fruits and vegetables, as always.


Suggestions for Yeast infection

Loose fitting undergarments

To avoid yeast infection avoid wearing tight underwear or other tight acrylic garments everyday. Use loose fitting cotton underwear and panties. Avoid wearing jeans, legging, panty hose every day.

External stimulants

If you suspect infection, stay away from deodorant sanitary pads and tampons. Avoid sprays and other such external agents as that could cause irritation.

Wet clothes

Do not remain in wet clothes for a long time. Change into dry ones as soon as possible and dry your affected body parts before changing into a new set of dry clothes.

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