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Should You Use Boric Acid Suppositories For Vaginal Infection Treatment?

Should You Use Boric Acid Suppositories For Vaginal Infection Treatment?

Most women have been there in such a situation at some point in time. You’re wriggling and fidgeting in your chair, there is an unusual, funkier smell, and something feels fudgy down under. You are wondering what's going on, in any case. Well, your delicate vaginal area could be infected by bacteria, yeast or infections.

Doctors term vaginal infections as Vaginitis. Women in their childbearing age often suffer from a vaginal condition known as Bacterial Vaginosis or BV; wherein there is a change in the balance of bacteria naturally found in the vagina. Multiple bacteria must be present together for BV to develop. Usually, good bacteria or lactobacilli outnumber the harmful bacteria or anaerobes that do not require oxygenated environment for growth. Lactobacilli produce lactic acid, making your vagina slightly acidic, thus effectively preventing other bacteria and organisms from growing there. However, lower levels of lactobacilli make the vagina less acidic, giving opportunities to other bacteria to thrive. The condition is common to the women in their reproductive years, but it can affect women of any age.

Symptoms of bacterial vaginosis include:

• Strong an unpleasant smell, often described as fishy
• Discharge is thin and watery
• Vaginal itching

Douching, which is the practice of rinsing the vagina with a cleansing agent or water can upset its natural balance, resulting in bacterial vaginosis. More importantly, it could hide or spread infection. Since the vagina is self-cleaning, douching isn't necessary.

If you feel itching or discomfort in your vagina, you may probably have the vaginal yeast infection. Clumpy and whitish-gray discharge is another telltale symptom of a vaginal yeast infection.

So, what causes a vaginal yeast infection?

A healthy vagina contains a healthy balance of bacteria and yeast. Vaginal yeast infection occurs when there is an increase in the yeast present in the vagina, or new yeast is introduced into the area. The organism called Candida albicans cause most vaginal yeast infections. Yeast in the vagina can also multiply when the protective bacteria are eradicated by antibiotics and soaps, irritating the lining of the vagina.

Symptoms of the vaginal yeast infection:

• Redness, swelling, and burning of the vagina
• Itching in vagina and vulva
• Burning when you pee
• Greenish or yellowish discharge
• Pain during intercourse

The first treatment option for vaginal yeast infection is usually a drug called imidazoles. However, it may prove to be ineffective if the yeast is an atypical type, such as C. tropicalis. Other inexpensive option includes the Boric Acid Suppositories that are well tolerated and allow a woman to be in control of her treatment. It’s an acceptable treatment and prevention measure for the women who keep it getting over and over. It works both against Candida albicans and the more resistant C. glabrata yeast strains. Though boric acid is toxic to mouth, it is not so for your vagina. It is well known for its antifungal and antiviral properties.

Non-prescription, over-the-counter drug

Boric acid often needs to be either purchased at a compounding pharmacy or made into a capsule. This will put off most women as they would prefer to be discreet when performing vaginal hygiene. You can buy NutraBlast Boric Life suppositories from a drug store without a prescription and conveniently insert them into your vagina for a few days for yeast infection treatment. Boric acid is also a good option for the women whose BV has been resistant to antibiotic treatment.

What the research says

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has cited boric acid to be one of the management strategies for the women living with recurring BV. [1] In a review published by the Journal of Women’s Health, researchers concluded that boric acid is a safer alternative to many other treatments. [2].

How it works

NutraBlast Boric Life Boric Acid Suppositories relieve you of vaginal infections by bringing your vaginal pH to its normal level. Its potent formulation is developed to restore your normal vaginal pH balance and provides you soothing relief from various vaginal conditions such as bacterial vaginosis, unbalanced discharge, vaginitis, itching, and chronic vaginal conditions..

How to use NutraBlast Boric Life suppositories

Use the boric acid vaginal suppositories for a week or two. You can insert them into your vagina with the help of an applicator or if you prefer, with your fingers. If the symptoms persist, continue inserting the suppositories for another week. They can be used once a week for recurring maintenance. You may find that bedtime works best for your schedule to insert suppositories into your vagina. Boric acid suppositories can be used as a home remedy for bacterial vaginosis treatment. Do not use them if you are pregnant or have a vaginal scrape.

The suppositories can be used to treat the following vaginal conditions:

• Standard yeast infections
• Recurrent yeast infections
• Non-albicans vaginal yeast infections

If you see improvement on the first day itself, still complete the full course to ensure that the infection doesn’t return. In all cases, consult your gynecologist for individual help.

All NutraBlast products and supplements are manufactured in an FDA registered and inspected the facility.

Once you try NutraBlast Boric Life, you may want to make it your bathroom essential and perhaps won’t like traveling without them.