It’s a common misconception that yeast infections only arise from sexual activity. While yeast infections can be transmitted sexually, they aren’t classified as an STD like Gonorrhea or Chlamydia. There are several ways an individual can develop a yeast infection.
Have you ever consumed oral contraceptive pills? Taken antibiotics? Crave sugary or sweet foods often? Several factors can lead to a yeast infection. For example, excessive menstrual discharge, a high intake of sugar, wearing extremely tight clothing, poor circulation, high stress levels, and a carbohydrate-rich diet can all contribute to its development. Even if you’ve never been intimate with someone, it’s still possible to develop a yeast infection.
We delve deeper into this topic in our book, Candida Crusher. In Chapter 4 and Chapter 5, you’ll find a wealth of information on vaginal infections that can provide clarity on your situation.
Disclaimer: While we aim to provide accurate and helpful information, it’s essential that you consult with your healthcare professional regarding any personal health concerns.