Tag Archives: yeast

6 Things That Make You Pee All The Time

Peeing a lot doesn’t have to mean anything dangerous; you may just be drinking a lot of water. But when is a lot just too much? The normal pee range varies, with your diet and lifestyle playing a role. But generally it is only considered to be a problem if your frequent urination is interfering with… Read More »

Meet Candida Auris, The Drug-Resistant Yeast Infection That Kills Up To 60% Of Those Infected

Most women — and some men — are familiar with yeast infections. While they are no doubt an uncomfortable nuisance, they are rarely dangerous. Or at least we would hope. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a new strain of drug-resistant yeast infections has recently been reported spreading throughout the globe.… Read More »

Men Who Have Had Yeast Infections In The Past May Be At Risk For Schizophrenia And Bipolar Disorder

Does psychiatric illness start with an infection? New research published in npj Schizophrenia suggests people who are exposed to infectious viruses or parasites may develop behavioral anomalies and disorders during adulthood. It’s not a new idea, but it is one that’s gaining traction: An increasing number of studies have found links between the risk for… Read More »

Failed Uterus Transplant Caused By Vaginal Yeast Infection: Cleveland Clinic

The Cleveland Clinic has finally identified the complication that led to the removal of Lindsey McFarland’s uterus transplant: a vaginal yeast infection. “Preliminary results suggest that the complication was due to an infection caused by an organism that is commonly found in a woman’s reproductive system,” the Clinic said in a paragraph-long statement. “The infection appears to… Read More »

Pregnant Women Who Take Oral Yeast Infection Medications Have Increased Miscarriage Risk

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that 75 percent of all adult women have experienced a vaginal yeast infection at some point in their lifetime; thankfully, these infections are easily treated. But a new study suggests pregnant women may need to be especially cautious when treating an infection. According to the research, the… Read More »