What is Candida?


Candida is a yeast that lives in small amounts in the mouth, intestines and on the skin.  When there are normal amounts it is not a problem, however, when it grows out of control causing an infection called candidiasis. Candida is the most common cause of fungal infections in humans.


What causes a Candida overgrowth?


  • Antibiotics use 

  • Diet high in sugar and carbs

  • High alcohol intake

  • Weak immune systems

  • Oral contraceptives

  • Diabetes

  • Stress

  • Nutrition Deficiency

  • Pregnancy

  • History of athlete’s foot, ringworm


Symptoms of Candida?


  • Sinus Infections

  • Digestive Issues

  • Mouth thrush (candidiasis)

  • Recurring Genital or Urinary Tract Infections

  • Joint Pain

  • Skin and Nail Infections

  • Tiredness/Fatigue


How is Candida Albicans treated?


The best way to treat a candida overgrowth is to treat the underlying cause.  Follow a diet that maintains the balance of good and bad bacteria in the gut, no refined sugars, avoid refined grains, no alcohol and avoid yeast.


How can I help?


I can help by finding the underlying cause, following a nutritional plan that helps maintain the balance of good and bad bacteria in the gut.