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Effective Oral Yeast Infection Treatment

Oral yeast infection is also known as ‘oral thrush’ and is a very painful type of yeast infection.  The cause of this infection is a fungus called Candida albicans.  If you have been diagnosed to have this, getting oral yeast infection treatment is very important.  Oral yeast infection treatment comes in an assortment of ways and forms.  However, it is important that you follow your doctor’s advice so that you can remedy your condition in the simplest and effective manner possible.

Yeast is commonly present in our body and does us no harm when we are healthy and have proper balance with the other bacteria that we have.  However, when this balance become upset, there will be an overgrowth of the yeast and this becomes the infection that we know.  There are many causal factors for the imbalance and among this is consuming large amounts of sugar.  Yeast feeds on sugar and when there is plenty around for it to consume, it begins to grow and multiply beyond control.  Another factor the leads to the cause of imbalance is the changing of hormone levels.  When you are pregnant, are having a period, or taking pills for birth control, you unwillingly have changes in your hormone levels making your vulnerable to the growth of yeast. Continue reading