A resource to help you determine the best course of action for any yeast infection condition, no matter which gender as this site caters for both yeast infections in women and yeast infections in men.
Even though yeast infections are more commonly found in women, they are often passed onto males through sexual intercourse. While its a lot of fun and pleasure at the time, dealing with a yeast infection can be embarrassing, stressful and sometimes can turn into a life threatening condition.
If your struggling to cure a recurrent yeast infection and have tried many treatments, click here to read about the 5 step plan to getting rid of your yeast infection for once and for all.
Here's a list of terms that are commonly used throughout the medical and worldwide web when surfing the myriad of yeast infection sites out there:
General/Medical Yeast Infection Terms
Skin Yeast Infection Terms
Female Yeast Infection Terms
Male Yeast Infection Terms
Candida manifests itself in a variety of ways that often its difficult to properly diagnose a yeast infection condition. It can cause so many symptoms that unfortunately here's a modest list of the most common signs and symptoms; you may well recognize some of these:
• Indigestion, bloating, flatulence (excess farting)
• Fatigue or lack of energy, muscle aches (feel drained or exhausted all the time)
• Pain (stiff or creaking or swelling in the joints)
• Stomach pain, constipation and bloating
• Frequent diarrhea (very loose stools) or the opposite, Constipation
• Erectile problems or Sexual dysfunction
• Jock itch, dry itchy flaky skin
• Athlete's foot or Tinea present
• Skin and nail problems such as toenail fungus, acne and other severe skin ailments
• Heart Arrhythmia (abnormal heart rhythm)
• Dizziness and drowsiness, earaches, constant headaches
• Prostate problems such as Prostatitis (male)
• Cystitis/urethritis (urinary tract pain, burning or stinging), irregular menstrual cycles
• Poor concentration span and poor memory (fogginess)
• Mood swings, depression, anxiety, irritability
• Loss of libido or sexual appetite
• Cold hands and feet, feel chilly
• Shaking when hungry or eating
• Cravings for sweets, carbohydrates and alcohol
• Mucus discharge, hay fever, sinusitis, or persistent cough,
• Bad breath
Yeast thrives in damp conditions especially in and around genitalia therefore, its recommended ensure that you keep your genital area as dry as possible and consider removing excess pubic hair as it can create a humid and sweaty environment for the yeast to thrive.
There are a few common over the counter and prescription drugs for treating female and male yeast infections; notably Nizoral and Diflucan are popular along with other topical anti fungal creams, such as, Clotrimazole, Miconazole and Isocanazole.
You can try the over the counter medications mentioned above but they won't necessarily treat the underlying or root cause of your yeast infection condition. Often there is a requirement to change your diet and lifestyle in order to rid yourself of thrush for good.
This website focuses on natural yeast infection treatments and taking a more holistic approach to get rid of systemic and recurring yeast infections.
Here's a set of 3 videos that I am sure you will find of use in the diagnosis and treatment of yeast infections, for both women and men. Katie Brosnan is a registered nurse in Austin, Texas and gives a fairly good short and sharp overview of the causes of yeast infection and natural remedies that I will also cover in a variety of posts on this site.
The 4th or last video focuses purely on yeast infection in men and whilst its around 10 minutes in length, guys should watch this if they are concerned about getting or getting rid of a male yeast infection.
Causes of Yeast Infections
Home Remedies to Cure Yeast Infection Recurrences
How to Treat a Yeast Infection With Yogurt
Disclaimer: The information contained on this web site is not intended to replace your doctor's advice and/or medical recommendations. The resource is provided for informational purposes, persistent or frequent yeast infection symptoms should be evaluated by a doctor or health care professional to obtain a proper medical diagnosis and prognosis of your yeast infection condition.