An overview of Candida
Candida is a very harmful disease and it can affect any part of the body. It is a fungal disease. It is caused by the yeast bacteria. It is found in some of the studies that yeast cells in our body are capable to produce more than 75 toxic substances. Candida is mostly caused by the Candida Albican, which is a type of yeast. Although pathogenic strains of Candida are very similar to the food yeasts but food yeasts do not carry the same pathogenicity and ability to strongly adhere to and colonize mucous membranes. These bacteria attack the immune system of the body and affect the normal system of the body.
Treatment of Candida
Although Candida is a very harmful disease and it very badly affects the body. But, the treatment of Candida is not very difficult and most of the Candida infections can be treated at home. It is an infectious disease and it is treated with the help of the antibiotics. Affected person has to take medicines as prescribed by the physician and follow the simple diet plan and Candida can be vanished within some weeks. Normally, physicians prescribe for the topical administration of antifungal drugs such as clotrimazole (Femizole-7, Gyne-Lotrimin), miconazole (Monistat-Derm, Monistat Vaginal), Nystatin, tioconazole (Vagistat Vaginal). Some times some drugs such as fluconazole (Diflucan) and amphotericin B for oral administration of drugs. Candida is generally wiped out from the body by these antibiotic drugs, but sometimes a person can be affected by the sexual intercourse with his partner. Hence, partner of the affected person should also be treated against the Candida.
Prevention of Candida and diet
As per a famous saying, prevention is always better than cure. It is very easy to avoid the chances of Candida by following a balanced diet. To decrease the chances of Candida you should keep your skin clean, dry, and free from abrasions or cuts. Candida diet is a diet in which the food stuff which causes Candida is excluded fro the daily diet. Fatty food such as potato chips, burger and the foodstuff which contains unprocessed sugar such as cakes and pastries should e eliminated from the diet.