In our bodies inhabit many fungi and bacteria that are beneficial for our body and help to maintain certain features of it. This is the case of Candida albicans, a fungus that lives in the vagina and other body parts. In the vagina, if conditions are normal, the presence of this fungus does not affect us through the action of the immune system and the acidic pH of the vagina.
However, when for some reason there is a lowering of our defenses or changes occur that alter the pH of the vagina, Candida reproduces and extends more than usual, thus showing a vaginal infection by fungi that cause pain, itching, swelling occurs, instead of the usual flow, a whitish discharge. Continue reading “Natural remedies for vaginal candidiasis”