Home Remedies for Yeast Allergy

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Home Remedies for Yeast Allergy

The prime use of yeast is to ferment food items. Some food items that contain yeast include bread, cheese, wine, beer, cheese, vinegar, mushrooms, and dried fruits.

Yeast belongs to the fungi family and is a microorganism that is found in the body and many food items that we eat everyday. Yeast is not harmful when taken in smaller amount and does not cause any kind of imbalance. When the amount of yeast in the body increases, the body may develop some allergic symptoms. There is a protein present in yeast which the body takes it to be harmful and as such releases histamines and antibodies. These histamines are supposed to neutralize the proteins.

Cause of Yeast Allergy

There is two basic cause of yeast allergy which are given below

• Foods containing yeast like bread, wine and beer can cause allergy.

• A yeast infection in the body called candidiasis.

Candidiasis is a fungal infection caused by a microorganism called candida albicans. It is found in the human body and animals too. It is not harmful because the amount of yeast is balanced by another organism known as the lactobacillus acidophilus.

Yeast Allergy Symptoms

When there is imbalance between the two that is between candida and lactobacillus, a person may experience some of the following symptoms given below:

• Fatigue

Is a common symptom of yeast allergy. If a moderate consumption of any food item containing yeast is followed by tired feeling, then there is a possibility of yeast allergy.

• Digestion

Digestive upset, abdominal pain and other symptoms associated with bowel irregularities that include constipation, diarrhea and flatulence.

• Respiratory system

Runny nose, sneezing, puffy eyes and in chronic case it ...

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...allergy and infection. It also soothes burning sensation in the mucous membranes. Take one-half teaspoon of its extract thrice a day. It should be avoided during pregnancy.

• Thyme can be made into strong tea and used in external application. It is known to provide relief from itching. It can also be used in baths and also as vaginal washes.

Home remedy for yeast using calendula

• Calendula is used to soothe inflammation and helps in promoting tissue healing. Pour six tablespoon of calendula in four cups of boil water. Cover it and steep when cool. This can be used for bath as well as vaginal wash.

Drugs manufactured in the laboratory are expensive chemicals or synthetic and apart from all these there may be many side effects the body has to deal with. All this realization has made people to turn to natural and cost-effective home remedies for yeast allergy.
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