Health Tip: Yeast Infections Can Recur
Here are some common triggers
(HealthDay News) -- Vaginal yeast infections are common and often recur in many women. But they are easily treated with either over-the-counter or prescription medications.
These are common triggers of yeast infections, courtesy of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services:
- Becoming stressed or not getting enough sleep.
- Maintaining a poorly balanced diet, particularly one that's high in sugar.
- Being pregnant.
- Taking certain medications, including steroids, birth control pills or antibiotics.
- Getting your period.
- Having certain health conditions, including HIV or poorly managed diabetes.
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