Yeast Infection Treatments
For the person who suffers
from yeast infections, whether they are recurrent or not, there
are many yeast infection treatments available these days which
can bring relief to you. Some of these are available as
prescription medications and some of these are available as
over the counter medications.
Other yeast infection
treatments still, are available in the guise of natural yeast
infection treatments. What you choose depends upon your
personal preferences, and to a very large extent your overall
health and possible reactions with any of these yeast infection
This is especially true in the
case of prescription and over the counter medications as these
have the ability to give many different side effects most of
which are not pleasant.
It should also be mentioned
that if you’re taking any of these medications and you’re also
thinking of turning to natural yeast infection treatments, you
might first want to consult with your physician to rule out any
possible drug and herb interactions.
That said, some herbs used in
yeast infection treatments also have side effects of their own,
and if they are being taken over a long period of time, or in
large doses, the help of a trained herbalist should be
enlisted. This will ensure that you get the proper dosages and
that you don’t overstep the bounds.
Of the list of prescription
yeast infection treatments available there is one in particular
that deserves a special mention here. This is the drug called
Diflucan, and the reason for the special mention lies in the
fact that only one dosage is required as a
In the matter of yeast
infection treatments which are natural or herbal, you have a
number of options open to you. These range from the messy to
the sublime to the comforting.
If we go with messy yeast
infection treatments a mention should definitely be made of
yogurt treatments. Next up would be herbal boluses, and after
that the more complicated of the herbal douches used as yeast
The sublime yeast infection
treatments are the ones that bring you immediate relief from
your discomfort, and yogurt should also be included in this
section as well. The application of yogurt to the vagina can
bring about immediate relief for many people which is why it is
a preferred method of yeast infection treatments.
The comforting yeast infection
treatments include no, not yogurt, but a sitz bath. In this
particular treatment you sit with widespread legs in a bath
filled hip deep with warm water and half a cup of apple cider
vinegar, and let the soothing conditions relieve you of your
Overall though, all of these
yeast infection treatments work on some level or other. You
just need to find the one which suits you.