How to prevent vaginal yeast infections?

The following tips can help reduce the number of episodes or prevent vaginal yeast infections:

  • Reducing the consumption of sugar and processed foods
  • Wearing loose-fitting, breathable cotton underwear and clothes
  • Avoiding wearing wet clothes or bathing suits for a long time
  • Avoiding antibiotics unnecessarily without a prescription
  • Avoiding vaginal douching without consulting a doctor
  • Avoiding vaginal deodorant sprays and scented vaginal lotions
  • Eating a healthy, balanced diet
  • Maintaining overall body hygiene