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Why Most Yeast Infection Cures Are Ineffective

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If you have ever experienced yeast infections, then chances are you have been affected by the symptoms more than once. Most people who suffer from Candida (medical name for this ailment) have faced a chronic condition. The reason for this reoccurring situation is simple actually. It lies in the fact that most yeast infection cures do not actually provide a cure, but instead just treat the symptoms.

Most yeast infection cures are designed to provide relief from the itching, burning and discomfort, but do not actually work as a solution for getting rid of the problem.

The major pharmaceutical companies who manufacture these products have actually helped to create a vicious cycle. If you suffer from Candida and purchase one of the many different over-the-counter creams or drugs and use this medication, then you will get relief. These medications can treat the condition at the skin level which will lead you to believe you have been healed. However, all they have actually managed to do is controlled your symptoms.Using skin lotions and OTC drugs will address the ailment at the skin level. Nevertheless, the predicament is none of these solutions address the real problem.

Candida is a condition which usually appears on the skin, typically in the area of the vagina or genitals (yes, men can get this disease also). However, this ailment actually exists well before the infected individual realizes.This disease starts in the digestive tract and could eventually end up in the blood stream. At this point, severe damage to the main organs is possible. To be effective yeast infection cures have to get to the root of the problem. They have to do more than just provide comfort from the burning and itching.There are some programs on the market which promise to be yeast infection cures. These procedures are designed to address the issues of the ailment, which are internal not external. These methods attack the situation in a holistic manner rather than a medicinal approach. This means that they focus on diet and lifestyle changes rather than providing a medicine to clear up a skin condition.

The idea behind these programs is Candida is a result of an imbalance of organisms. These organisms, referred to scientifically as Candida Albicans, fight off the bad bacteria in our body and support our immune system. When an imbalance occurs the amount of Candida Albicans organisms in the body become excessive and make their appearance on the skin and in the form of excretion from the vagina.

While all of these programs claim to provide the same results, they do not all have the same effect. Many simply provide some educational information on natural yeast infection cures. They do not provide the information in step-by-step instructions. If you are considering a holistic approach, then you may want to research the many different options available in the market and find one which provides detailed step-by-step instructions.

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Natural Yeast Infection Cures Relieve Burning And Itching

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One thing that most sufferes agree on is that a yeast infection can be agonizing. The burning and itching are unbearable and can really make you feel miserable. The chances are you will not be sure what to do and you may have have heard that over-the-counter products and prescription medications only provide temporary relief, which, sadly,  is true.

In fact, many of these medications can actually exacerbate the situation over time. If you spend a lot of time online, then you may also have heard that Candida can be cured through natural or holistic measures. If so, you have probably wondered exactly how these remedies work. Well, there are several excellent, and highly effective natural yeast infection cures which are designed to provide comfort from the burning sensation and other complications.

When trying to cure any kind of Candida infection you need to address the symptoms before you can cure the illness. Providing relief and clearing up your skin condition is actually just the first step. But, like may treatments, the first step is an important one because once you have the complications under control, you can then focus on the long term solution.

Luckily, there are several natural yeast infection cures which use natural ingredients and, best of all, most of the ingredients needed for these remedies are probably already in your cupboards. Whatever products you don’t have to hand  should be easy to find at a natural food store or, of course, online.

One of the most commonly used natural yeast infection cures involves the use of plain yogurt. You may already know that yogurt contains bacteria and has long been credited with its immune system support. One of the nice things about this treatment is that it is equally as effective when used externally as it is when taken internally. When using this treatment, plain yogurt with no additives must be used – no strawberry then! Why avoid flavored yogurts? Well, its because they contain sugar and the yeast in the infection actually feeds off sugar.

Garlic is also considered to be a highly affective natural yeast infection cure. Its also very easy to administer – simply take a garlic clove orally. Taking cloves is also effective but can be unpleasant due to the odor so you may want to crush the clove and wash it down with some water. You can also find garlic tabs at most local natural food store or online. These are, obviously, easier to work with and I recommend them. However, it is important to make sure that the garlic tabs are natural – always check the packaging.  Additionally, garlic provides excellent health benefits.

Another very effective natural yeast infection cures is apple cider vinegar. It has long been beileved that this natural by-product is helpful with weight loss but these days a growing number of people consider apple cider vinegar as being able to provide comfort from Candida symptoms when used orally or externally.

Other products used for holistic treatments include honey and hydrogen peroxide. Honey, as well as being very tasty,  is a powerful antioxidant and has the ability to heal wounds.

These are just a few of the many natural yeast infection cures that are both effective and easily available and all of these remedies are designed to provide comfort from the symptoms associated with a recurring yeast infection. For a long-term fix, however, you will probably need to make dietary and lifestyle changes.

One thing that most sufferes agree on is that a yeast infection can be agonizing. The burning and itching are unbea...

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