While the good bacteria in the body are destructed, Candida albicans – a small number of fungus presenting in the body will overgrowth. This condition will lead to infections like thrush. The candida albicans love areas which are warm and airless, that's why the vagina is the most common area they attack.

The symptoms include redness, discomfort, itchy in the vaginal area, creamy white discharge which is thick but sometimes bit watery. 

People who are taking strong antibiotics, especially for a long period of time at risk. Antibiotics kill bacteria, which can alter the balance of microorganisms in the mouth, intestines, vagina and other places in the body and result in a proliferation of yeast. Women are more likely to this type of infection due to hormonal changes during menstruation, pregnancy and menopause.

Many people who suffering from yeast related illnesses are frustrated with their inability to prevent recurrences of the yeast infection. It’s possible that an immune system boost could help to get rid of yeast infections much more easily. In terms of repeated yeast infections and Candida problems, the immune system is a direct link.
Using Chinese medicine combined with acupuncture for thrush may assist to restore your body's natural balance and clear dampness in a lower Jiao, as well as diet and lifestyle. (Source: )

Research and scientific studies have shown that acupuncture may assist in managing vaginal thrush symptoms, from pain relief to stress reduction as well as boosting immune system.

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