Curing Candida Naturally

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Curing Candida Naturally

By Dr. Justin Marchegiani

While research shows that Candida affects approximately 70% of the population, few people know what Candida is, and even fewer know it when they’re infected. Candida overgrowth is the most common type of fungal yeast infection. Like most fungi, Candida is a fungus that can live harmlessly within your body. In fact, proper levels of Candida can even be beneficial to our digestion! However, when Candida overgrowth occurs, problems begin to arise. Today we’re going to discover the signs and symptoms of a Candida overgrowth, and learn ways to treat this infection naturally.

Causes of Candida Overgrowth

Causes of Candida Overgrowth

Candida overgrowth has become increasingly common due to our changing lifestyle and dietary choices. Below is a list of some of the most common causes:

Identifying a Candida Infection

Identifying a Candida Infection

Candida overgrowth is hard to detect. A person can look perfectly healthy on the outside, but be silently suffering on the inside. If you self-identify with any of the causes of a Candida infection, check out this list of common symptoms to further determine whether you suspect this overgrowth may be harming your health:

Because the list of symptoms is vast, it is hard to diagnose Candida overgrowth and it often goes undiagnosed or misdiagnosed. If you suspect you have a Candida infection, it is a good idea to follow the diet and wellness recommendations to fix Candida overgrowth. This is a case of “better safe than sorry,” because even if you aren’t infected, these guidelines are still beneficial to your health! If you’re someone who loves to self-quantify or is just curious, a functional medicine doctor is trained in identifying this issue, and can even help you with a stool test to know for sure if you have a Candida overgrowth problem.

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Natural Remedies for Candida Infections

Natural Remedies for Candida Infections

Perhaps the most effective treatment for Candida overgrowth is a dietary makeover. The recommendations outlined below will build your immune system and eliminate foods that feed the fungus.

Keep in mind, you may experience bloating, headaches, and breakouts while you’re body detoxes. This is to be expected, because while your body kills off the fungus, dozens of toxins are being released! In 1-2 weeks, you will begin to feel much better as the Candida will effectively be removed from your system. For maintenance, you can resume normal consumption of fermented foods, and should maintain a diet low in sugar, alcohol, and processed carbs.

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