Good day, Eric Bakker, naturopath, authorof Candida Crusher, with another question I get asked from time to time from my femalepatients. Can I treat my yeast infection while I’m onmy period? You can treat it while you’re on your period,but I think a better time to treat a vaginal yeast infection is before your period in theproliferative phase. This is when the lining of the endometrium is starting to build up.So from ovulation through to period is a better time to treat. And in Chapter 5 of my book,Candida Crusher, you can read my unique twostep treatment for chronic vaginal yeast infection.
In the time building up to the menstrual cycleis a good time to use a kill or antifungal treatment. And in the postperiod time isa good time to do a restorative treatment or a building up treatment. And I guaranteeyou if you do three or four of these treatments concurrently for three to four months, you’regoing to notice a big improvement. So you can treat while you’re on your periodand I know some females do treat regardless of whether they’ve got their period or not,they’ll treat. But I believe a better approach is to treat premenstrual cycle and post andnot during the actual bleeding phase. But it’s up to you. You can use douching protocolswhenever you want.
So, I’m going to do a lot more tutorials regardingchronic vaginal treatments because this is an area I’ve treated many people over an extendedperiod of time. Have a look at my book, Chapter 5, and there is a lot of material there onchronic vaginal yeast infection treatment. So I hope that answers your question. Thankyou.
(gentle music) Laci Oh hi, everyone! Throughout the last ten years I’ve had so many vaginal issues that I’m basically a certified hacker now. (ding) Before I get started sharingsome ancient remedies and twenty first century lifesavers
just a little reminder. I’m gonna be talking aboutvaginal infections and stuff and sometimes the symptoms ofthose are actually symptoms of things that are much more serious. So, yay, love your vagina and go to the when you need to. First step, when yeast getsa little outta control. Why yes, I am about to suggest
that you put garlic in your vagina. I know it sounds weird butit seriously works so well. Just push in a whole clove. Don’t puncture it or will burn and change that baby every twelve hours. Usually within three to five days my yeast infections are gone. Yeah, it can leave a little bit of a smell
but who doesn’t like garlic bread? The vagina’s a pocket so it’s not gonna get lost but if you’re worried, you can tie some floss to it so that you can easily pull it out. For pain relief, I put plain yogurt twith live active cultures into the fingers of a latexglove and then freeze it.
Look for yogurt with theleast amount of sugar that you can find ’cause yeast loves sugar and when you pull it outof the freezer you’ll have these delightful,(mumbling) yogurt tampons. Pop one in overnight witha pad to catch the leakage. Next up, UTIs. I know, I know you’ve heardit before but seriously, hydration is so freaking important.
Try to be drinking alittle water all day long. Second, secret weapon is DMannose. You can get this at a supplement store and I take two capsules three times a day for five days whiledrinking lots of water. Continue taking it a few days even after the symptoms have gone. I’ve also had good results withprobiotics for bladder pain