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Peppermint oil prevents candidiasis discomfort

Posted June 12, 2011

Candidiasis is not a strange term to many-most especially to the female population because females are very prone to developing a vaginal yeast infection. Compared to men, the environment of the female genital is much more prone to the growth of not only yeast, but other forms of micro-organisms as well because it is warm, dark and moist.

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Home Remedies for Yeast Infections

Posted April 29, 2011

Yeast infections are caused by an overgrowth of the common fungus, candida albicans. Candida can wreak havoc in the body. It can cause not only vaginal yeast infections, but also other health-related issues such as thrush, sinus infections and gastrointestinal problems. Fortunately, there are a few simple home remedies for yeast infections you can use to combat and prevent future outbreaks.

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5 Natural Ways to Fight Candida and Reclaim Your Health

Posted April 25, 2011

For millions of men and women, attempts to enjoy vibrant health are met with unexplainable health problems such as fatigue, foggy brain, yeast infections and digestive disorders. Few people know that their health struggles could very well be linked to a candida infection ó and that they donít have to live that way anymore.

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Prevent yeast infection naturally with Candida fighting foods

Posted April 5, 2011

Three out of four women will experience a yeast infection at some point in their lives. Symptoms like recurring vaginal infections and digestive disorders are now more common than ever before. In this article you will find a list of four healthy foods that hold the potential to prevent or even reverse yeast infection naturally – no prescription drugs required.

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Beneficial effect of Mentha suaveolens essential oil in the treatment of vaginal candidiasis assessed by real-time monitoring of infection

Posted March 2, 2011

Vaginal candidiasis is a frequent and common distressing disease affecting up to 75% of the women of fertile age; most of these women have recurrent episodes. Essential oils from aromatic plants have been shown to have antimicrobial and antifungal activities. This study was aimed at assessing the anti-fungal activity of essential oil from Mentha suaveolens (EOMS) in an experimental infection of vaginal candidiasis.

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Lavender oil is a powerful antifungal that fights skin conditions, Candida

Posted February 25, 2011

New research out of Portugal has found that lavender oil is a powerful antifungal agent that fights and prevents skin and nail infections, including Candida albicans. Published in the Journal of Medical Microbiology, the study found that lavender essential oil exhibits amazing protection against a wide range of pathogenic fungi — and it works better than all known antifungal drugs at doing so.

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Liquid and vapour-phase antifungal activities of selected essential oils against Candida albicans

Posted November 12, 2010

Use of essential oils for controlling Candida albicans growth has gained significance due to the resistance acquired by pathogens towards a number of widely-used drugs. The aim of this study was to test the antifungal activity of selected essential oils against Candida albicans in liquid and vapour phase and to determine the chemical composition and mechanism of action of most potent essential oil.

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Natural Remedies For Candida

Posted June 4, 2010

Instances of the commonly found infection Candida is seen to be on the rise in recent times. Environmental factors as well as lifestyle factors such as diet which are a consequence of modern, or more particularly western way of life, are seen as being contributing factors here.

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Six New Genome Sequences And Fundamental Insights To The Candida Fungus Family Revealed

Posted June 6, 2009

An international research collaboration coordinated by UCD researchers and involving scientists at 21 institutes including the genome sequencing centres in the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, UK and the Broad Institute at MIT and Harvard, USA have defined six new genome sequences in the Candida fungus family and identified genetic differences in species that cause disease.

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Too sick to work? Need health care? Take a number

Posted December 27, 2008

Master toolmaker John McClain built machine parts with details so small they couldn’t be seen with the naked eye. Then a lump on his neck turned out to be cancer

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