Vaginal Thrush

Vaginal-Thrush

What is vaginal thrush?

Vaginal thrush is a common vaginal yeast infection caused generally by the fungus Candida resulting in a range of uncomfortable symptoms. With an estimated three out of four women likely to suffer from vaginal thrush during their lives, there are a lot of myths for preventing thrush and remedies that do not work to eliminate this condition, also known as candidiasis.

The yeast organism, Candida, when left unchecked in the body, begins to multiply and eventually this develops into the condition thrush. The candida organism is always present both on and inside our body. Candida usually reside in our gut, vaginal and genital areas, under armpits and anywhere where it is warm and moist. These candida are generally kept in check by friendly bacteria that reside within and on our body, however if the balance is disturbed, then thrush develops. Read More…