YEAST INFECTION/CANDIDA TREATMENT SPECIALIST MIDTOWN NYC
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YEAST INFECTION, CANDIDA
Our bodies host a multitude of microorganisms, and one of them is a type of yeast called Candida albicans.
Our bodies regulate and maintain a proper balance among microorganisms which is one of the keys to good health.
Normally Candida’s purpose is to help with digestion and nutrient absorption.
Candida lives in a small amount in:
Problems arise when Candida starts growing out of control and excessively invades different locations in the body. Candida could start breaking down the wall of the intestines and invades the bloodstream, where it releases toxic byproducts causing a long list of health problems.
YEAST INFECTION CAUSES
Reasons for Candida overgrowths could be:
- Long-term antibiotic treatment
- Diet high in refined carbohydrates and sugars
- Excessive consumption of alcoholic beverages
- Silver amalgam fillings in your teeth
- Chlorine and Fluoride exposure
- Medications such as oral contraceptives and corticosteroids.
WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF CANDIDA?
- Abdominal gas
- Headaches, migraines
- Excessive fatigue
- Rectal itching
- Low sex drive
- Poor concentration, poor memory, learning disabilities
- Diarrhea or constipation
- Acne or eczema, athlete’s foot
- Depression, mood swings, anxiety
- Sinus inflammation
- Sore throat
- Ear aches, dizziness
- Persistent cough
- Cravings for alcohol or sweets
- Vaginitis (burning, itching, discharge)
- Pre-menstrual syndrome
To diagnose Candida overgrowth in the body we might need to perform specialized diagnostic testing for blood, stool, or urine.
Candida has a tendency to burrow deeply into the intestinal wall, so treatment for candida might last several months to fully eliminate from the system.
Treatment for Candida might include diet change to low carbohydrates and eliminating refined sugars from your daily meal plans. We might also prescribe probiotics and natural herbal and antifungal medication to help you balance your gastrointestinal microflora.
WHAT CAN I DO TO AVOID CANDIDA OVERGROWTH?
Candida is greatly affected by the foods you eat and thrives in the high carbohydrate diet. You would need to revamp your diet to successfully treat Candida overgrowths and eliminate them from your system. Candida overgrowth treatment might include foods high in proteins and high-fiber vegetables. Eat moderately to low amounts of high carbohydrate vegetables and whole grains.
Try to eliminate all artificial sugars from your diet, and decrease your consumption of high fructose-containing fruits. You should also eliminate all packaged and processed foods, cheeses, mushrooms, and products containing baker’s and brewer’s yeast.
To prevent Candida overgrowth avoid taking antibiotics unnecessarily. If you have an infection and need to be treated with antibiotics, take probiotics during the treatment and for at least 3-4 weeks after the antibiotic treatment is finished.
Dr. Fazylova is among the best integrative and functional medicine doctors in the region and strives to provide holistic and individualized care to help you on your journey to a better health and vibrant appearance.
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