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Frequent Yeast Infection Causes

June 1, 2016 by  
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Frequent yeast infection symptoms are such a nuisance for those affected by the candida fungus. If you are a man who is suffering from this condition, chances are you have penile yeast infection. If you are a woman, the most common location is in the vagina. If you are woman with frequent outbreaks, you are diagnosed with a condition called. recurrent vulvovaginal candidiasis. This article will discuss reason why you might have chronic recurrent yeast infections.

Here are some reasons why you may be experiencing frequent yeast infection occurrences:

1) Antibiotic use. Have you had any chronic conditions (other than yeast) that require the use of antibiotics? If so, perhaps this is your problem. While the use of antibiotics is an effective treatment at curing various viruses and illnesses, frequent use of medications and antibiotics can actually kill the ‘good bacteria’ that needs to be present in your body to keep the balance of yeast in check.

2) Contraceptive Use. While contraceptives work great to avoid pregnancy, they can also affect your body’s ability to fight a candida infection. For women who are on the pill, the combination of excess estrogen and progesterone stimulate fungal growth of candida. The use of spermicidal jellies and creams can cause the vaginal fluids to be more receptive to candida growth as well.

3) A Weakened Immune System. If you have a compromised immune system, this can also increase the yeast levels in your body. An immune system that is not at its optimal performance might not have enough of the ‘good bacteria’ to combat excessive yeast, causing your chronic candida problem.

4) Sexual Activity. If you are man who is having unprotected sex and you have intercourse with a partner that has a vaginal yeast infection, you are at risk of catching it.

5) High Blood Sugar. If you have high levels of blood glucose in your system, this also creates an environment that the yeast fungus loves. Yeast can multiply (to unhealthy levels) when there is excess sugar in the bloodstream. So, if you have recurring hyperglycemia issues, then you are at risk for a frequent yeast infection.

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