Yeast infections and yogurt

Does yogurt help prevent yeast infections?

Several studies have suggested that one cup of yogurt (only the kind that has acidophilus bacteria) a day may reduce the frequency of vaginal yeast infections. Check the label for the statement “contains live cultures” or something similar.

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Last revised: December 3, 2012
by Levon Ter-Markosyan, D.M.D.

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