YEAST INFECTIONS

Common infections especially among women and during pregnancy. Fungal infections are also common in high-humidity climates among men and women wearing tight pants, preventing air circulation around the genitals area. Common symptoms are persistent itching, burning, redness, soreness, and vaginal discharge. Diabetes and antibiotics are the principal risk factors.

Diet:
Reduce or avoid refined foods and sugar. Eat yogurt for its lactobacilli that help restore the balance in intestinal flora.

Nutrients:
Vitamins B complex, A, C, E, garlic, acidophilus.

Herbs:
Echinacea, pau d'arco, goldenseal, turmeric.