What is yeast and how it appears

December 6, 2012

 What is thrush
 Almost every woman or girl experienced such an unpleasant disease, such as thrush. This disease is unpleasant not only specific symptoms that disrupt their way of life and sleep, but also the fact that its long-term treatment, and sometimes ineffective. It would seem that such a banal infection is thrush, and difficult to treat. It should be noted that, contrary to popular belief, thrush may suffer not only women but also children and men. So what is thrush?

Thrush, or genital candidiasis (Candida colpitis) - an infectious disease of the vaginal mucosa, which extends to the cervix, and often on the vulva. The causative agent of the disease are yeast-like fungi, most commonly Candida. The most common cause is Candida albicans. Almost 95% of the cases highlighted in the analysis of the vaginal smear this kind of fungus. Mushrooms Candida are opportunistic pathogens that reproduce by budding aerobic (vozduhsoderzhaschih) conditions. The optimum environment for fungi at a pH of 6-6, 5, the temperature 20-37 degrees, although they are able to withstand more acidic. Candida fungi can be detected and in healthy women with no clinical manifestations colpitis and other gynecological diseases. Kandidonositelstvo occurs in 3-5% of all women surveyed.

 What is yeast and how it appears

Causes of genital candidiasis

Yeast fungi can enter the female genital tract of the intestine, through infected objects or by direct contact with exogenous (patients, carriers) sources of infection. Infection is possible in sex. Contribute to the development of thrush factors that reduce the body's defenses. Often the disease develops in the endocrine disorders, long-term antibiotic treatment, prolonged hospital stay after surgery, chronic somatic diseases (especially for violations of exchange, for example, diabetes).

 What is yeast and how it appears

The mechanism of development of thrush

In the development of genital candidiasis distinguish several stages. In the first stage (adhesion) occurs fungi attach to the genital mucosa and colonization (reproduction). The next stage - a stage of introduction or invasion of fungi in the epithelium, which is due to mechanical and enzymatic factors mushrooms. This phase indicates the onset of candidiasis while the first stage characteristic carrier. After overcoming the possible invasion of the epithelial mucosal barrier and invading the connective tissue, and then the vessels with lesions of different organs and systems.

 What is yeast and how it appears

The clinical picture of thrush

Clinical manifestations of yeast depend on the shape and location of the disease process. More common vulvovaginal candidiasis of the vulva and Vulvovaginitis - a disease of children and the elderly  Vulvovaginitis - a disease of children and the elderly
 . They are characterized by copious white (milk) color, similar to grains of curd, itching, burning or irritation in the vulva. Itching is enhanced during sleep Dreams: how to understand our dreams  Dreams: how to understand our dreams
 After water treatment, or sexual intercourse. Sexual intercourse during this very painful. Discharges have an unpleasant, sour smell. When vaginal examination there is a pronounced redness and swelling of the vaginal mucosa, often marked rash vulva and vagina mucosa. Often, genital candidiasis is combined with the defeat of the urinary system. Quite often Candida urethritis, cystitis Cystitis: urgently take action  Cystitis: urgently take action
 , Pyelonephritis. This stands out from the urethra meager mucous or watery pale yellow secret.

Candida endocervicitis Endocervicitis - when to resort to antibiotics?  Endocervicitis - when to resort to antibiotics?
   typically develops in conjunction with colpitis. In the depths of the cervical canal is determined by a large number of kroshkovidnyh lumps or thick white discharge.

 What is yeast and how it appears


Diagnosis thrush is not difficult. Already on the basis of the clinical manifestations of the disease can be suspected. The most affordable is the microscopic examination of vaginal and cervical secretions. In addition, the culture used, immunological, serological and other diagnostic methods.

Anna Sozinova

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Cyclodynon - side effects are rare

August 26, 2012

 Cyclodynon side effects
 Cyclodynon - medicine, which is based on a plant extract. Medicinal herbal preparations have a slow and mild effect on the body, and used long courses rarely give significant side effects.

 Cyclodynon - side effects are rare

The operating principle of a woman's body on Cyclodynon

Cyclodynon - the drug of plant origin, active substance which is a dry extract of K. prostrata ordinary. Ciclodinone produced as coated tablets and oral drops in vials.

Ciclodinone principle of operation is to suppress the formation of a large number of them pituitary hormone prolactin. Prolactin is the main cause hormonal disruptions in a woman's body. Under the effect of reducing the amount of prolactin pituitary gonadotropin-releasing hormone, which stimulates the synthesis of the female sex hormones estrogen and progesterone. Furthermore, there is a violation relationships between estrogen (they usually produce more) and progesterone.

The imbalance of sex hormones leads to the fact that under the influence of a large amount of estrogen is disrupted menstrual cycle, especially its second half, which normally must be formed by progesterone Progesterone - norm and pathology  Progesterone - norm and pathology
 . Estrogens lead to the formation of premenstrual syndrome, causing tissue swelling, headaches and disorders of the central nervous system.

Lack of gonadotropins lead to disruptions in the first half of the menstrual cycle, as under the influence of these hormones occurs oocyte maturation and ovulation Ovulation - How to determine as accurately as possible?  Ovulation - How to determine as accurately as possible?

A large amount of prolactin in the blood is also reflected on the state of the mammary glands. The increased amount of estrogen causes swelling of breast tissue proliferation in her new ducts with subsequent obstruction and the formation of cysts. Round ducts grows connective or fibrous tissue. Normalization of hormonal under the Cyclodynon gradually leads to reverse resorption of small cysts in diffuse (spread) of mastitis.

 Cyclodynon - side effects are rare

Side effects Cyclodynon the central nervous system

Cyclodynon has on the central nervous system effects are easily excited. Therefore, it is recommended to be taken once daily in the morning. Some of the most excitable women Cyclodynon can cause considerable excitement, which manifests itself in nervousness, motor activity, talkativeness, sometimes verging on a nervous breakdown.

Such stimulation can lead to confusion when a woman begins to lose orientation in their environment, location and so on. It is very rare for such manifestations join hallucinations in the form of visual or auditory images, as well as in the form of hallucinatory experiences. When the severity of side effects in the central nervous system usually Cyclodynon canceled, and a woman prescribed sedative (soothing) and, if necessary, sleeping drugs.

 Cyclodynon - side effects are rare

Other side effects Cyclodynon

Cyclodynon may also give an allergic reaction in the form of allergic itchy rash, urticaria, and angioedema.

In addition to the tablets Cyclodynon active principle of dry extract of K. prostrata ordinary, and includes excipients. One of the excipients include lactose or milk sugar.

For some people in the gastro-intestinal tract no lactase - an enzyme which decomposes lactose. This leads to what is wrong decaying lactose causes diarrhea, bloating and abdominal pain Abdominal pain: Types and Symptoms  Abdominal pain: Types and Symptoms
 . This side effect is rare, because the lactose in tablets Cyclodynon contains a small amount, which is not an obstacle, even for appointment tablets diabetics.

 Cyclodynon - side effects are rare

Who should not take Cyclodynon

Cyclodynon not be taken if you are hypersensitive components of the drug to patients. Do not appoint Cyclodynon during pregnancy - it can cause unpredictable changes in hormonal levels, which will necessarily affect the course of pregnancy.

When breastfeeding Breast-feeding: feed - and no nails!  Breast-feeding: feed - and no nails!
   Cyclodynon child is contraindicated, since it inhibits the synthesis of prolactin - a hormone of the pituitary gland, which is under the influence of the formation of breast milk in the mammary glands.

Cyclodynon - a herbal drug, so it has few side effects and contraindications. However, in order to maximize the effectiveness of treatment with this drug, it should be taken by a physician after a preliminary examination.

Galina Romanenko

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