Preventing Bacterial Vaginosis

author avatar Dr. Eric Berg 08/31/2023


Learn how to prevent bacterial vaginosis!


0:00 What is bacterial vaginosis?

0:18 Bacterial vaginosis symptoms and causes

1:10 How to prevent and fight bacterial vaginosis

2:20 Bulletproof your immune system *free course!

Let’s talk about how to prevent bacterial vaginosis. Bacterial vaginosis is a condition where there is an overgrowth of bacteria. Normally, in the vagina, this bacteria is present in small amounts. It’s only a problem when there is an overgrowth of this bacteria. During keto-adaptation, some women experience a side effect known as keto crotch which is a temporary imbalance than can be addressed with proper nutrition and diet.

Symptoms of bacterial vaginosis can include a bad odor and a lot of pain. This condition can also develop into a UTI (urinary tract infection).

A few causes of bacterial vaginosis:

• Antibiotics

• Dairy

• Sugar

• Excess douching

• High estrogen

How to prevent and fight bacterial vaginosis:

1. Avoid sugar

2. Avoid dairy

3. Take a non-dairy probiotic

4. Take D-mannose

5. Boric acid (suppository)

6. Take oregano pearls

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