Studies show that this class of antifungal drugs (drugs used to treat yeast infection i.e. Monistat 7, and athlete’s foot treatment Lotrimin.) have a negative effect on Ca²⁺ATPase in the heart, skeletal muscle, and lymphocytes.
Only use antifungal medications (especially oral formulation) when absolutely necessary.
Avoid Femstat, Gyne-Lotromin, Monistat, and Vagistat when possible.
There are natural alternatives such as Femi-Stat. If yeast infections are recurring, a low sugar diet and probiotics may help.
Avoid dandruff shampoos with ketramazole.
Avoid Lotrimin AF Jock Itch and athlete foot treatments such as Desenex foot powder.
Natural options include products with tea tree oil, a natural anti-fungal.
Beware of taking oral antifungal for toe fungus.
Approximately one half of suspected fungal infections in nails have a non-fungal cause. In fact that FDA has cautioned that oral antifungals should not be used for toe fungus.