A yeast infection is caused by the overgrowth of a yeast called Candida. Candida is a normal part of the vaginal microbiome, a collection of microorganisms in the vagina. Bacteria keeps yeast in check. When this balance gets thrown off, a yeast infection
The probiotic strains Lacticaseibacillus rhamnosus (LGR-1) and Lactobacillus reuteri (LRC-14) have been shown to inhibit the growth of Candida glabrata, a strain of Candida that can cause yeast infections.
Julia Knox, April 14, 2022