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try stick to water in d if u=morning to flush your worries away and if u are limited to what u eat go back to basics litke lettuce and almonds
I hope that your problem is better now, but in case you or someone else needs it, here's my thoughts!
I've had a lot of problems with yeast infections, which started after I got antibiotics for a urinary tract infection. My mother and sister have problems as well, but my diabetes definitely makes things worse. At the moment it's been a while since I really had a full blown infection. What worked for me was cutting out processed sugars and eating nothing but yoghurt and rice for a few days, that seemed to shock the yeast out of my body for a while. As long as I make sure my diabetes behaves, and I'm careful with processed sugars I'm okay now.
Hi Amanda. Is that a basset hound in your photo? I have 2! Fred and Turtle. That's Turtle as a puppy in my picture.
About your yeast situation - A few decades ago I had 4 courses of antibiotics back to back (aggressive kidney infection) which pretty much screwed up my gut and vaginal flora for the duration. For a long time I tried one thing after another (dietary restrictions and supplements) that promised to restore my microbial balance, but to no avail. To my horror I developed an allergy to the yeast killing vaginal creams and the medications started making me feel sick all over.
My current coping system isn't perfect but I figured I'd post it for the utterly desperate! I add about 11-13 drops of grapefruit extract (GSE) to each of 2 micro-brew beers (could be juice or water or whatever - just tastes good to me in beer:) - that I drink every evening.
This serves the dual purpose of killing any residual yeast in the beer as well as keeping yeast at bay in my body. Then I take acidophilus on a regular basis when I eat carbs. I never get yeast infections now, unless I quit the GSE. Not sure taking it constantly is good for me though. It's a fungicide, maybe kills good flora too.
Also, if you are a bread baker, don't get your hands into the dough or in touch with the yeast. I use a bread machine and bleach the spoon I measure yeast with. I worked in a lab long ago, A fellow tech was having problems with yeast wrecking her tissue culture flasks - Turned out she baked bread on weekends and even several days later the yeast was still present on her hands, enough to infect her cultures! I figured from this experience that even the simple act of bathing can introduce yeast where we don't want it.
Try Olive Leaf Extract. It can help slow down the growth of yeast and bacteria as well. Follow the directions on the bottle.
Many women have higher blood sugar just before their period, so yeast that's already in the body will tend to flare up.
There are active acidophilus type capsules that you can buy at your local health food store which will help. Look for the ones to use internally, as a suppository, they'll be in the fridge. Look for "Probiotic vaginal supposities". There are a couple of different brands available.