Fungus infections can occur in many parts of the body - on the skin between the toes (athletes foot), under the nails, on the scalp, in bearded areas, the genitals, in the vagina or mouth, as well as internal surfaces.
You are more likely to develop a fungal infections if your immune system is depressed, you are taking antibiotics or oral contraceptives, you are obese or a diabetic, you are ill or you perspire heavily.
What can help
Help boost immune system with Vitamin C, Vitamin E and Echinacea
Acidophilus helps to restore your bodies friendly bacteria
Studies have shown that garlic is highly effective in treating fungal infections. It can be taken internally or applied topically.
Tea tree oil is effective against most forms of fungus that cause skin infections. Studies have shown that when applied topically, it is an effective treatment of athletes foot and toenail fungus. Please note, tea tree oil is poisonous and should NEVER be taken internally.
Chamomile acts as an anti inflammatory. Chamomile cream can be applied to the skin, a mouth wash could also be used. A very few people are allergic to Chamomile.
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