To prevent candidiasis, follow these guidelines: Keep moist areas of the body cool and dry.Avoid wearing a wet swimwear or damp clothing for too long intervals. Avoid frequent douching.Avoid bubble baths (scented or unscented). Avoid wearing underwear made from nylon and other nonventilating materials. Avoid wearing tight pantyhose or tight pants. Add yogurt for your diet. Avoid frequent or prolonged usage of oral antibiotics if possible. Having marked my ten-year anniversary of first arriving with this country on August 3, 2011 I pointed out that although my environment has changed drastically from those of ten years ago I have never really release my 'old self.' Rather, I have learned to check out my beliefs while using natives' list of eyes. After all, 'you cannot enter your neighbor's garden with your own personal declaration!' In this article, I would like to contrast and compare a number of the superstitions in the Mediterranean cultures which are practiced underneath the guise of 'scientific' premises from the United States.