6 Ways to Prevent and Treat Yeast Infections
Antibiotics and a poor diet can destroy good bacteria, triggering stomach troubles and yeast infections.
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Kill the yeast with garlic two to three times a day. For a strong antifungal remedy, Phyllis D. Light, a registered herbalist and director of herbal studies at Clayton College of Natural Health in Birmingham, Ala., recommends 400 milligrams of grapefruit seed extract twice a day for two weeks. A milder option is goldenseal: two 375 mg capsules, three times a day, for 10 days.