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Lifestyle Factors in Women with Recurrent Genital Candidainfections

Sophia Ehrstr├ m

ISBN 10: 3639222113 / ISBN 13: 9783639222111
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Paperback. 88 pages. Dimensions: 8.7in. x 5.8in. x 0.2in.Recurrent vulvovaginal candidiasis and vulvar vestibulitis have become common in young women during the last two decades. 10-15 of all women of fertile have vulvar symptoms such as itching, dryness, soreness or dyspareunia at some point of their lives, causing severe impact on relationships and quality of life. As much as 5 to 8 of women of reproductive age suffer from recurrent episodes of vulvovaginal candidiasis. 75 of women with vestibulitis report a history of recurrent candida infections. The causes for these two linked vulvovaginal disorders remain largely unclear. The main purposes of this academic thesis were to study aspects of lifestyle, such as chronic mental stress and intake of glucose, in relation to recurrent vulvovaginal candidiasis and vulvar vestibulitis, with the aim to recommend preventive strategies. The results could be of interest for any woman with recurrent genital candida or vulvar vestibulitis, as well as their health care providers. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9783639222111

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Title: Lifestyle Factors in Women with Recurrent ...

Publisher: VDM Verlag

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Recurrent vulvovaginal candidiasis and vulvar vestibulitis have become common in young women during the last two decades. 10-15 % of all women of fertile have vulvar symptoms such as itching, dryness, soreness or dyspareunia at some point of their lives, causing severe impact on relationships and quality of life. As much as 5 to 8% of women of reproductive age suffer from recurrent episodes of vulvovaginal candidiasis. 75 % of women with vestibulitis report a history of recurrent candida infections. The causes for these two linked vulvovaginal disorders remain largely unclear. The main purposes of this academic thesis were to study aspects of lifestyle, such as chronic mental stress and intake of glucose, in relation to recurrent vulvovaginal candidiasis and vulvar vestibulitis, with the aim to recommend preventive strategies. The results could be of interest for any woman with recurrent genital candida or vulvar vestibulitis, as well as their health care providers.

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Sophia Ehrstr÷m, MD, PhD consultant at Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Sciences, Division of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Danderyd hospital, Stockholm, Sweden. Specialist on vulvar diseases at the Vulvar care unit at Danderyd hospital, Stockholm, Sweden. Main field of research: recurrent vulvovaginal infections.

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