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It Is Scientifically Proven that Yogurt Can Help Prevent Vaginitis

There are many kinds of typical microbial communities in the vagina of healthy women. Among them, Lactobacillus is the dominant bacteria in the vagina of healthy women of childbearing age; its isolation rate is 80%-100%, accounting for more than 95% of vaginal microorganisms. 

 

The decrease or even disappearance of Lactobacillus in the vagina will lead to the imbalance of vaginal flora and make pathogenic microorganisms take advantage of the deficiency to enter, thus causing the occurrence of vaginitis. Therefore, to maintain the dominant position of Lactobacillus vaginalis is essential to reduce the recurrence of vaginitis.
 
 
At present, yogurt on the market is divided into traditional yogurt and yogurt with probiotics added, and the latter usually has the word "probiotics" on the label. Traditional yogurt is a dairy product which is fermented by Streptococcus thermophilus and Lactobacillus bulgaricus. 
 
Although regular yogurt does not contain probiotics, it is rich in protein, vitamin B2, folic acid and calcium, and other nutrients. Therefore, traditional yogurt can alleviate lactose intolerance, relieve intestinal inflammation, and immune regulation.
 
Generally speaking, in order to obtain the efficacy of probiotics, 100 million to 1 billion live probiotics should be ingested every day. At present, some high-quality probiotic yogurt on the market, manufacturers will mark the number of live probiotics in the product.
 
 
Professor Gregor Reid of Western University in Canada believes that according to the principle of contact transmission, Lactobacillus in the rectum can go up into the vagina and colonize, thus affecting the composition of vaginal flora. Therefore, lactic acid bacteria in probiotic yogurt can eventually colonize the vagina through the digestive tract. Professor Gregor Reid has shown that drinking yogurt or probiotics can prevent and alleviate vaginitis to a certain extent. 
 
However, there is no systematic study on how Lactobacillus enters the vagina through the rectum. Whether the vaginal flora of the subjects contained oral Lactobacillus identical strains still needs a further scientific demonstration.
 
Since the 1990s, foreign scholars have continuously studied that lactic acid bacteria in yogurt can reduce intestinal and vaginal pH value by decomposing lactose to form a large amount of lactic acid, thus maintaining the vaginal acidic environment and inhibiting the reproduction of harmful bacteria. 
 
At the same time, Lactobacillus decomposes the small active peptide produced by protein in milk, which can regulate the immune system and reduce the inflammatory reaction after absorption through the intestine, thus improving the defense ability of the vagina against pathogenic bacteria and reducing the recurrence of vaginitis.
 
To sum up, drinking yogurt regularly is good for preventing vaginitis has a specific scientific basis. If vaginitis can not be effectively treated, it is easy to cause cervicitis, cervical erosion, pelvic inflammatory disease, adnexitis, and other complications, in some severe cases, it will lead to infertility. 
 
 
We hope that female patients can take a standardized application of drugs such as Fuyan Pill which has heat-clearing and detoxification, bactericidal and bacteriostatic effects, it can promote blood circulation and remove blood stasis, promote qi and relieve pain, eliminate abnormal leucorrhea, pain, and other discomfort symptoms. At the same time, under the premise of treatment, you can often drink yogurt, improve autoimmunity, away from vaginitsis. 
 
Four "Notes" should be remembered when drinking yogurt
1. Drinking yogurt more than about two hours after the meal is suitable for the growth of lactic acid bacteria. 
 
2. If the yogurt is heated or diluted by boiling water, the active lactic acid bacteria in edible yogurt will die in large quantities, and the health value of the active bacteria will also be lost.
 
 
3. Don't take chloramphenicol, erythromycin, sulfonamide, and other antibiotics together with some drugs to treat diarrhea, which can kill or destroy lactic acid bacteria in yogurt.
 
4. Under normal conditions, the active lactic acid bacteria need to be preserved in the environment of 0-4 degrees Celsius. 

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