Keto Crotch Women’s Health – Is It Real?
Keto Crotch Women’s Health is not a real thing it is a myth set up by people to demotivate the people for having the keto diet. By seeing the popularity of the keto diet many different myths started to pile up the keto crotch is one of them.
According to the psychology men usually care about their penis size and women care about the smell of their vagina. So, the symptoms of ketosis are linked to the private parts to demote the value of ketogenic diet.
The keto crotch can be because of the other disease that one can have. Although keto diet come with many different side effects like bad breath, keto flu but the keto crotch is not one of them. However, if you feel like you have a smelly vagina you can ask your healthcare provider and you will be diagnosed to know what is causing the smell.
Keto crotch women’s health can be because of the bacterial vaginosis. The bacteria is known as lactobacilli and it is important to ensure that the vagina has acidic environment. Acidic environment can help to maintain the vaginal microbiome.
The becteria occur when the environment of the vagina changes and this bacterium can change the lactobacilli.
How Ketosis Can Take Part In Keto Crotch Women’s Health
The typical PH of the vagina during reproductive year is around 4.5 pH. According to the study, a high fat can cause change in the ph level of the vagina. The study indicated that the participants had on average 5.1 ph that is more than that of 4.5  and it can allow the bacterium to come in the vagina.
So, according to the study having more fats in the diet might link to the BV but there are other studies that demotivates this analysis and it says that ketogenic diets does not take part in keto crotch.
Side Effects of keto Diet
The keto diet comes with the side effects they can be long term as well as short term.
Short Term side Effects of ketogenic diet
The major short term side effect of keto diet is keto flu and it can resolve with the few weeks. The keto flu symptoms include
- Vomiting and nausea
- Headaches and dizziness
- Insomnia and fatigue
You might also experience bad breath and people describe the bad breath to be fruity and smell like nail polish remover. Keto Breath can happen because of the acetone in the lungs and when someone is following the keto diet.
Long term Side Effects of Keto Diet
Long term side effects of keto diet may include
- Fatty liver
- Hypoproteinemia referred to as abnormally protein in the blood
- kidney stones
- Vitamin and Mineral Deficiencies
Keto crotch can be undiscovered side effect of keto but there is a little chance that keto crotch is a side effect of ketogenic diet.
If it would be a side effect of keto diet then it would cause vaginal discharge in female that are between the age of 15 to 44 years. According to the statistics almost 21.2 million female between the age of 14 to 49 are suffering from vaginal discharge.
Symptoms of BV
Symptoms of BV include
- Thin vaginal discharge that may look white or grey
- Burning or itching pain in or around the vagina
- Fishy Odor
- Burning sensation during urination
Symptoms of the BV and Keto Crotch can be same so it is difficult to say that you are having the symptoms because of keto diet or because of the bacteria. There is also not enough research to clearly know that the keto diet is behind keto crotch.