Period and Candida Overgrowth: What You Need to Know

Many women find they are prone to Candidiasis (yeast infections) just before or during their period. A major component of vaginal health is the pH of the environment. In a healthy woman, vaginal pH is typically 3.5 to 4.5 which is slightly acidic. This acidic environment is caused by lactic acid mainly in the vaginal […]

Is psyllium husk good or bad for candida yeast overgrowth?

Psyllium husk is the seed husk portion of the Psyllium plant (Plantago ovata). Medically, it is mainly used a bulking agent due to its high fiber content of 67-71% and as a mucilage agent with a content of 10-30%.1 While psyllium husk has not been shown to completely resolve candida overgrowth, it may be helpful […]

Can I Get a Yeast Infection from My Dog?

Hi Deborah, My dog has a fungal infection, and I the vet said I have to wash him twice a week with special soap to get rid of it. I was wondering if it’s possible for him to pass on his yeast infection to me? We know that you can get a yeast infection from […]

Can I Catch a Yeast Infection from My Partner?

Hi Deborah, my girlfriend found out she had a yeast infection and since then I’ve felt like I was itching nonstop. I do not notice any physical symptoms yet, but is it possible that I caught a yeast infection from her or is it merely psychological? This question was submitted by a man asking about […]

Can Dogs Get Yeast Infections?

Deborah, My dog smells funny and is always scratching. He always had some sort of corn chip smell, is it possible for dogs to get yeast infections? Yes! Believe it or not, dogs can get yeast infections. They’re not quite the same as the kind we’d experience as humans, but they’re not uncommon at all.

Can Children Get Yeast Infections?

Hi Deborah, I am worried that my 10 year old daughter has systemic yeast after she took antibiotics. Is it possible for her to develop it that early? Absolutely! As a matter of fact, anyone can get a yeast infection, at any age – newborns, toddlers, teens, adults, and even mature adults. Yeast infections in […]

Can I Get a Yeast Infection from Birth Control Pills?

Deborah, I’ve never had a yeast infection until I started birth control. Is it possible that the birth control pills caused my yeast infection? As odd and counterproductive as it sounds, birth control pills are a major contributing factor in the development of yeast infections in women. Women, in general, do have it particularly rough […]

Can I Get Rid of a Yeast Infection Naturally?

Deborah, Is it possible to get rid of a yeast infection without relying on drugs? Yes, you can. While there are tons of pharmaceutical drugs on the market today, there are quite a number of natural remedies you can use to get rid of yeast infections, whether vaginal or systemic.

Can You Get a Yeast Infection from Eating Yogurt?

Hi Deb, I was wondering if it’s possible to get a Yeast Infection From eating yogurt? While the food you eat doesn’t generally cause yeast infections, it can definitely support your infection by allowing the Candida to thrive. The simple answer to this question is that yogurt will not cause your yeast infection. According to […]

Can I Get a Yeast Infection from Antibiotics?

Hello Deb, I want to know if I can get a yeast infection from antibiotics? Yes, absolutely. While getting a yeast infection after antibiotic use isn’t a “given” for everyone, it can definitely happen. Women tend to suffer from vaginal infections after antibiotic use quite frequently; while everyone – men, women, and children – can […]