has become very prevalent in modern society. The
increased incidence of Candida-related problems has been
due to overuse of antibiotics, poor dietary habits,
stress of modern day living, and toxins from our food
and environment. Candidiasis can affect anyone, and
therefore, it is important to know about Candida symptoms
more about Causes of Yeast (Candida)
of the Candida symptoms are:
sinus problems, asthma, chronic chest
in gaining or losing weight.
problems like irritable bowel syndrome, gas, heartburn,
bloating, diarrhea or
fatigue and lethargy.
depression, poor memory, hyperactivity, ADD and ADHD in
children, mood swings, panic
problems, loss of sexual drive, impotence,
endometriosis, vaginitis , rash on
fungal infections of the skin that include problems like
thrush, athlete’s foot, fungal nail infections and ring
UTI and prostate infections.
fatigue and recurring inflammation of the
weakness and joint pain or swelling and
mouth and tongue or cracked or coated
or itchy skin, especially of the anus and other damp
places of the body.
and alcohol cravings.
cure which focuses on symptoms, instead of supporting
healthy intestinal environment, will miss the mark and
actually worsen the situation. A suitable treatment may
be divided into four steps:
the Candida by eliminating sugar and simple
up the immune system with a healthy
off the Candida overgrowth with
the good bacteria in the digestive
anti-Candida diet is basically a sugar free, very low
carbohydrate, high protein and fat diet. Sugar and
sugary foods are totally eliminated, as are bad fats
like processed oils and hydrogenated fats. Plenty of
fresh vegetables and proteins will promote a healthy
immune system. Herbal antifungals like caprylic acid,
aloe vera, Pau d’Arco tea, garlic, coconut oil,
grapefruit seed extract, olive leaf extract, neem, apple
cider vinegar, clove oil, oregano oil, etc are some
products which have been found to be extremely safe and
useful. To eliminate toxic build-up in the body,
psyllium husk, flax seeds, alfalfa leaves, slippery elm
bark may be used. Once the symptoms recede, it is
important to plant the beneficial probiotic bacteria
back in the digestive tract. Probiotic yoghurt, capsules
containing Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium help in
replacing the normal gut flora.
stress is a contributing factor in Candida infections,
it is important to find a regular exercise routine that
suits your lifestyle. This will help increase your
circulation, enhance your energy levels and act as a
wonderful stress reducer. Strengthen your immune system
with a good diet, adequate sleep, regular physical
activity and emotional well-being.
a strengthened immune system, you will not only enjoy
better health, but you will be less likely to be
susceptible to fungal, bacterial, and viral infections.
Recognizing Candida symptoms
and curing them with a holistic remedial method is
the only way to ensure a permanent state of good health
and well being for your body.