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Women's Health
December 20, 2016

How to treat yeast infection properly

A yeast infection is a fungal infection that affects up to 75 percent of women at some point in their lifetime. It is caused by a type of yeast called Candida albicans. This yeast lives naturally in the vagina in small numbers. Its growth is kept in check by Lactobacillus acidophilus – good bacteria that helps keep the vagina healthy and protects against disease. When there aren’t enough of these bacteria in your system, overgrowth of yeast can occur and cause symptoms of vaginal yeast infection. (more…)
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