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Aloe Vera Tips & Solutions - That Fishy Smell
May 11, 2015
Aloe Vera Tips & Solutions
monthly newsletter/ezine of
Vol. 4 #41 May 11, 2015
Taking Care of Ourselves - When You Smell Fishy
Psst... This question is for my women readers; what do you do when you smell fishy? Do you know what that means?
BACTERIAL VAGINOSIS, also known as BV is easily one of the most annoying, persistent and wrongly diagnosed of female conditions. Women are usually unaware of it until they start having a fishy smell. Then they panic, but often hesitate to go for help. It is a condition where the normal balance of bacteria in the vagina is disrupted and replaced by an overgrowth of certain bacteria.
I'm thankful not to have had to deal with it myself, but some women have asked if aloe vera could help, or what herbs to try. So I've researched it online, and gathered some helpful remedies.
If you go to your doctor you are likely to get antibiotics, which clears it up temporarily, but then then your bacterial vaginosis comes back more intensely after a while. The medical route is a very frustrating merry-go-round.
Good news! There are natural home remedies that don't cost you more than about $5.00 and if you use it in the prescribed steps, you will be free of BV forever.
First, you want to confirm that this is what you have. Many women search for answers to candida and bladder or yeast infections, thinking this is what they have. Candida and vaginal yeast infections are common vaginal problems too, but the cure for one is not necessarily going to work for the other.
There is not just one particular organism to blame. BV happens when there is a change in the PH balance of the normal vaginal bacteria. When the lactobacillus (the good bacteria) is depleted there is a sudden overgrowth of harmful bacteria, such as anaerobes. You need to restore the balance. So the answer that strikes me as most sensible is to drink alkaline water, and eat alkaline foods, and start taking probotics. But there are other suggestions out there.
The forum at www.myhomeremedieslcom has some very good testimonials of the answers they found - with permanent results.
A Practical Tip/Solution - Practical Steps in a BV Crisis
Of course, you should consult your doctor and be tested for BV before you self-diagnosis. However, there are some practical steps in a BV crisis that you can do in the meantime. Here are a few things you can do that may help, and won't hurt you at all;
I Recommend - More BV Info on My Site
I'm updating my web page on bacterial Vaginosis with some new helpful books I've found. Rather than give all the links here, (as that my get this ezine into your spam folders) I suggest you visit the page, and try the links to the ebooks.
Do let me know if you discover something that is really a cure for you. I might want to put your story on the website as a testimonial.
P.S. By the way, I am considering switching the mailing of this ezine to Tuesdays. I will try working on it a few weeks and let you know if that schedule change makes a big difference for me. You may let me know your preferences too.
And my apologies to the gentlemen readers if you feel left out this time. Maybe I can make it up in June. On the other hand, if your woman-partner is withdrawing it may be for this very BV problem. Now you can suggest some help for her!
Blessings & Thanks!
Ruth Marlene Friesen
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