The truth about yeast and Candida imbalance Do you remember your first? We’re talking about the first time you felt the vaginal itching, burning, and discomfort caused by an overgrowth of Candida yeast. You might have felt embarrassed, worried, irritated (physically and emotionally), or all of the above (and more). Candida is a naturally occurring yeast, and always present in small amounts. Unfortunately, when life happens and things get out of balance, that’s when it can sometimes rise to uncomfortable levels….