Yeast Infection Stories
6 Things That Make You Pee All The Time
If you are peeing all day long, it may be nothing but it could also be one of these conditions.
Here’s How Your Body Fights Off A Fungus
When our white blood cells detect a fungus, they attach to it in large numbers and promptly escort it out.
A Deadly, Drug-Resistant Yeast Infection Is Spreading
A new and deadly infection is hitting vulnerable patients in hospitals but doctors don’t know where it’s coming from, and it is both hard to detect and hard to treat.
The Yeast Infection That Kills 60% Of Those Who Have It
A new form of drug-resistant candida yeast is causing fatal infections across the globe.
Men Get Yeast Infections Too, And It May Increase Their Risk For Schizophrenia
Researchers suggest there is a direct and strong link between schizophrenic men and high levels of Candida albicans antibody activity.
Why The First US Uterus Transplant Failed
The Cleveland Clinic reveals last month's failed uterus transplant was caused by a vaginal yeast infection.
Oral Yeast Infection Medications May Put Pregnancies At Risk
A new study strengthens evidence that suggests oral fluconazole yeast infection medication increases pregnant women's risk for miscarriage.
Woman Uses Vaginal Yeast To Make Sourdough Bread
Zoe Stavri is making the Internet's head spin after announcing she used a trace amount of vaginal yeast to bake sourdough bread.
Four easy ways to tackle yeast infection
Yeast is a fungus. It is known by its scientific name Candida. The specific type of fungus most commonly responsible for vaginitis is Candida albicans.
Prevent yeast infections while taking antibiotics
Yeast infections are caused by the Candida Albicans strain of fungus in the human body. Their growth is limited by the immune system and other microorganisms like bacteria that are found in the same areas of the human body where the fungus resides.