Infections may result in health disorders that may disturb the normal lives of a person. Candidiasis is a type of fungal infection that can appear in the mouth, genital areas, skin, and other areas. The disease is primarily caused by the Candida yeast which leads to severe complications. However, the symptoms may vary from one person and another person. It is necessary to prevent the fungal infections effectively for living a healthy lifestyle. Anyone who suffers from Candidiasis needs special care for reducing the risks. In most cases, the physicians will suggest a right treatment procedure for the symptoms.
Causes of Candidiasis
Apart from yeast infections, some other factors are also responsible for the Candidiasis which includes:
- Tight clothes
- Powerful medications and antibiotics
- High level diabetes
- Low immunity levels
- Wet skin
- Environmental factors
- Poor hygiene
- Use of birth control pills
- Smoking and alcohol consumption
Symptoms of Candidiasis
Candidasis may result in a variety of symptoms which include:
- Itching of skin
- Urinary tract infection (UTI )
- Retinal abscess
- Unusual menstruation
- Abdominal pains
- Burning sensation
- Indigestion problem
- Bleeding gums
- White patches
- Difficulties in swallowing
- Frequent drying of mouth and tongue
- Irritation in the fold of the skin
How can Ayurveda Help in Managing Candidiasis?
According to Ayurveda, Candidiasis is mainly formed by due to indigestion caused by the toxins. The holistic medical system even believes that it is caused by the immunity problem. It aims at providing the solutions for the disorder with herbal remedies and medicines.
Ayurveda always focuses on strengthening the body to make it fit for fighting against yeast infections. Apart from that, it recommends a well-balanced diet plan and lifestyle changes for ensuring optimal results.
Another thing is that it offers solutions for the problems by balancing Vata, Pitta, and Kapha doshas to keep health in a good condition.
Herbs Used for Candidiasis Treatment
1. Neem (Azadirachta indica)
Neem contains various medical properties that can help to cure many disorders. The anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties of the herb allow a person to stay away from skin problems. Furthermore, it works well on the skin thereby promoting the wellness. It plays a key role in stimulating the immunity power that gives ways for reducing fungal infections.
2. Giloy (Tinospora cordifolia)
Giloy is a wonderful herb which makes feasible ways for fighting against the infections significantly to lead a problem less life. Moreover, it helps to recover from the symptoms with high success rates.
3. Lodhra (Symplocos racemosa)
Lodhra acts as a uterine tonic that helps to control bleeding and gynecological problems. The bark of the tree contributes more to get relief from Candidiasis disorder by addressing essential needs.
4. Ashoka (Saraca Asoca)
Ashoka has coolant properties that help to solve the Pitta aggravated state effectively that helps to get relief from burning sensation and infections.
5. Manjistha (Rubia cordifolia)
Manjistha is a very powerful herb used in the Ayurveda for calming aggravated Pitta dosha condition. The herb is a suitable one for removing toxins from the body to avoid unwanted issues.
6. Vidanga (Embelia ribes)
Vidanga herb provides methods for killing all types of fungus, bacteria, and virus. It acts as a blood cleanser thereby paving ways for eliminating skin disorders.
7. Musta (Cyprus rotundus)
Musta herb supports for regular menstruation and promotes healthy digestion. It gives ways for removing toxins without aggravating pitta dosha. It even helps for a healthy skin to control unwanted problems.
All the herbs are 100% safe enabling the patients to recover from the problems without any side effects.
Diet & Lifestyle
One should take foods that pacify the Pitta dosha. It is advisable to eat freshly cooked and warm foods rather than raw and cold foods.
Anyone who is having Candidiasis symptoms should avoid sour foods and too much of salt and sugar for keeping health in a better state. Moreover, they must avoid excess consumption of alcohol, tea, and coffee.
Relaxation techniques like yoga and massage are very important to get rid of Candidiasis. It is necessary to follow stress management, proper hygiene, exercising, and other activities for removing toxins from the body. Besides that, it is a wise one to avoid extreme cold hot weather conditions.
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Vaidya Jagjit Singh is a 3rd generation Ayurved physician from his family and is the remarkable person responsible for setting up of the Chandigarh Ayurved and Panchkarma Centre in sector 32 and 22, Chandigarh and Zirakpur and he is also the first founder member of Guru Ravidas Ayurved University. He has done his B.A.M.S. from Shri Dhanwantri Ayurvedic College, Chandigarh. He is an admirable ayurvedic physician with specialization in Chronic ailments.