Probiotics And Bacterial Vaginosis

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It’s no secret that probiotics are one of the most effective home remedies for bacterial vaginosis, but the selection of the right kind of probiotic is very important.  In this post, I want to talk a little bit about how probiotics work to treat BV and help you choose a probiotic that will be most effective. » Read more..

The Connection Between BV And Your Period

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Women have many questions as to what bearing their period will have on their BV infection if they have one. Well, the connection between BV and your period depends to some degree on the personal biological make-up of your body.  Whereas some women may experience a worsening of their period during a bout of BV, in other women, their period has little or no effect on the condition. » Read more..

Bacterial Vaginosis Over The Counter Treatments

Bacterial Vaginosis Over The Counter Treatments

Among the various vaginal infections, bacterial vaginosis is the most common condition. The disease is caused by an unbalanced pH occurring in the vagina, which, in turn, allows bacterial growth. Some of the common symptoms of bacterial vaginosis are burning, a smelly fluid emission, and general itching. General factors and causes for this disease include frequent douching, multiple sexual partners or unprotected sexual encounters.  Although BV is generally not dangerous, it needs to be taken care of since it can cause more serious consequences down the road. » Read more..

Tea Tree Oil An Effective Remedy For Bacterial Vaginosis

Tea Tree Oil An Effective Remedy For Bacterial Vaginosis

Using tea tree oil (Melaleuca Alternifolia ) has been observed to be an effective natural remedy not only for yeast infection but also for bacterial vaginosis (BV). In this post, I’ll talk about the benefits of tea tree oil for BV and how you can put it to work for you! » Read more..

Doxycycline and BV

Doxycycline and BV

Due to the fact that bacterial vaginosis (BV) is caused by several types of bacteria and not fungi, such as in the case of yeast infection and trichomoniasis, a great deal of people often ask about the potential effectiveness of doxycycline for BV. Doxycycline is a bacteriostatic antibiotic of the tetracycline group which is used to treat a wide array of bacterial infections. Given the fact that it is an antibacterial agent, many people believe that it might be effective against BV. » Read more..

Fight BV With Folic Acid

Fight BV With Folic Acid

Every woman must be careful to note any abnormal discharge, foul odor or severe itching in her genital region – these may be signs of bacterial vaginosis or BV. When harmful bacteria thrive in the vagina, it disrupts the natural balance of microbes and causes those unpleasant symptoms. In case you experience BV, don’t despair; there are various remedies available. » Read more..