Do you suffer from ongoing fatigue, digestive disorders and other symptoms that you and your doctor can't explain? Chances are that you may have candidiasis - an overlooked condition that can sabotage your health in many different ways.
Chronic candidiasis is also known as yeast infection or simply "Candida". It is caused by Candida albicans, which is a naturally occurring microorganism in our GI tract. Sometimes this single-celled yeast-like organism may multiply out of control and cause a vast array of seemingly unrelated symptoms.
Symptoms of chronic candidiasis
Learn what happens when your body has too much yeast:
Other common symptoms associated with chronic candidiasis include mucous congestion, anxiety, poor memory and "fogged-in" feeling.
Causes of candidiasis
Under what circumstances can you develop chronic candidiasis? Usually when you do something that disrupts the intestinal balance between good and bad bacteria.
Each one of us carries about three pounds of gut flora. These little inhabitants of our gut have fundamental influence on our overall health and wellbeing by aiding our digestion and enhancing the immune system. However, certain factors can negatively affect the state of your intestinal microflora and allow the Candida yeast to grow out of control – unchecked by the friendly organisms (a.k.a. probiotics) present in your body. Some of the risk factors are listed bellow:
Some experts within the alternative medicine field consider chronic candidiasis as one of the most ignored epidemics worldwide. Fortunately, it can be easily cured and/or prevented with targeted probiotic & antifungal supplementation together with a balanced diet. The most popular natural remedies for Candida infection include garlic, coconut oil and plain white yogurt with probiotic cultures.
BIO: James Schreiber is a former body-builder who suffered from chronic
candidiasis. You can read his story in its entirety here or visit his new website
dedicated to Candida infection.