How To Avoid Fungal Infections
A fungus is a primitive organism. Fungi live in air, in soil, on plants and in water.
Some live in the human body. Only about half of all types of fungi are harmful.
Some fungi reproduce through tiny spores in the air. You can inhale the spores or they can land on you.
As a result, fungal infections often start in the lungs or on the skin.
You are more likely to get a fungal infection if you have a weakened immune system or take antibiotics.
Unfortunately, there is a strong tendency for fungal infections to recur in many people even after effective clearing with medication.
This is because we all have our strengths and weaknesses. Some people are prone to allergies. Others get lots of colds. Others get stomach ulcers. And some people are prone to recurrent skin fungus infections.
Tips – How To Avoid Fungal Infections:
Statistics say that in the United States more than seven million women have fungal infections recur. In some situations such as pregnancy chances to develop such infections is twice.
And because their treatment can take a long time, it is worth our best to avoid situations conducive to the development of fungal infections.
If you are one of those who often suffer from fungal infections, definitely you are not the unique case, especially in summer.
Avoid foods that contain sugar because they live from sugar. If you quit alcohol and sweets you’ll the best way to prevent the occurrence of that infections.
Clean the closet of clothes from synthetics. It does not allow the skin to breathe, which encourages sweating and it creates an ideal situation for the development of fungi. Almost the same effect have clothes made of densely woven cotton with the addition of modern fiber whose function is firmly to shaped the body.
Avoid wearing synthetic tights because they are suitable for further development of fungi, beginning with the feet upwards where they encourage vaginal infections. If you never quit wearing nylon stockings then at least you need to wash them regularly after each wearing.
Golden advice is that you need to drop all the clothes of synthetics, especially one that is closely attached to the body no matter that you look good in it!
Do not sleep in the clothes you wore all day, but you must put on pajamas or nightgown.
After swimming, bathing or showering you should carefully dry your skin with towel ,which should be changed regularly and be clean, while private parts is better to dry with paper towels.
Do not use harsh soaps for intimate parts. They did not destroy the fungi but only the good bacteria whose function is to maintain a reasonable balance in fungi .
Avoid intimate deodorants because they can cause irritation or an allergic reaction that can encourage the development of infection.
During the period’s change tampons or pads every three to four hours, and especially pay attention to the maintenance of intimate hygiene.
If you already have a fungal disease, pay attention of laundering clothes, because usual washing does not destroys fungi. They should be washed at high temperatures to achieve better disinfection of clothes and to be better washed, also we can achieve the same with ironing.Underwear and clothes should be changed every day.
If you are sexually active, the infection can pass to your partner, if you not treated simultaneously he will transfer you again. Therefore recommends refraining from intimate relations during infection.
If you frequently recurring infections, and you use contraceptive pills, you should talk to your gynecologist about a possible change of the type of contraception.
Be careful when you are at the stage of pre menstrual syndrome (PMS) or if you are under stress or pregnant, because then you are especially prone to developing fungal infections.
Drink regular yogurt which in itself contains L – Acidophilus culture, which can prevent fungal infection, but yogurt should not be pasteurized.
Do not use antibiotics when you have a cold or viral infection, or when it is not necessary, because it will not heal you, but they can bring problems in digestion and impair intestinal flora.
You should dedicate to boost immunity through proper diet and taking multivitamins and minerals (iron and zinc) and if you smoke it is desirable to stop.
Finally REMEMBER all this advice’s are for good, how we should not sleep like this, because you have an infection!
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