Recurrent yeast infections or bacterial vaginosis (BV)? Address the cause.

Women with recurrent vaginal infections know how frustrating it is to get yet another infection. Not only are the symptoms uncomfortable and annoying but it’s often embarrassing to bring it up with your doctor or gynecologist- again. In this article, Dr. Ardyce Yik ND discusses her experience in helping women of all ages get ridContinue reading “Recurrent yeast infections or bacterial vaginosis (BV)? Address the cause.”

Study: HIV transmission risk and bacterial vaginosis

A study has found that the risk of female-to-male HIV transmission is increased three fold for women with bacterial vaginosis, a common disorder in women. The researchers at UCSF assessed the association between bacterial vaginosis and female-to-male HIV transmission risk in a prospective study of 2,236 HIV positive women and their uninfected male partners fromContinue reading “Study: HIV transmission risk and bacterial vaginosis”