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Anyone have problems with Candida?

Friday, February 22, 2013

I've been struggling with yeast problems for a year. Even though I've started eating healthier, stopped drinking pop and sweet tea and losing fifteen pounds, I'm still having problems. Now I've decided to take strong action. I've been doing some research on the problem, and I'm getting ready to change my diet some more and take some supplements to help. But the diet part looks like it's going to be hard. I'm wondering if anyone in spark world has been through something similar and has any good ideas on what to eat or any particular supplement that helped. I need to stay away from grains, sugar and fruits. At least until I can get rid of this.
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  • HEALTHY_BEACH
    You are doing the right thing with cutting out the grains and sugars that feed yeast.
    A good probiotic from the health store in the refridgerated section is best. It will cost a little more but good to get the balance of proper bacteria in your gut within healthy range after all the inbalances in the body created. Do your research on greek yogurt. There are some companies that add a powder substance to give it the texture, but it's not truly processed in the same manner of original greek yogurt and the benefits are lacking. Another marketing scam used for sales! I have heard it is not always the healthiest to run to doctor for a simple yeast infection. Our body is speaking to use for healing not a prescription. Medications are overused. Balance your body and you will heal.
    1378 days ago
  • SUSIE4LYF
    I promise yogurt really helps! I am so blessed to work with an RN and when I talked to her about this problem she said that the Plain Greek yogurt (you can even add some fresh fruit) helps with this problem...it works! Probiotics is good too...Your doing great! and Congrats on your weightloss!

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    1381 days ago
  • XANGELSTEARZX
    You should definitely incorporate more probiotics in your diet and I'd recommend checking your PH balance. Vagisil sells a kit that tests for yeast infections, and comes with PH testers, it costs around $20 at Wal-Mart.

    Good luck! Great job losing 15 pounds!

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    1381 days ago
  • MOMMASLILGUNNY
    yougurt is good. Also you can get keifer to drink, and although it may seem like a yeast problem since it doesn't really clear up it is more than likely bacterial. If the yogurt doesn't help within a week or two GO TO THE DOCTOR. It can turn into something serious.
    Best of luck
    1382 days ago
  • BMELT2013
    I haven't been to the Dr. since I don't have insurance. And yeast problems are something I can treat on my own, if I really get serious about it. I think I will try a few small changes especially eating more yogurt (unsweetened). I eat yogurt everyday but not three servings and not unsweetned. I hadn't thought about eating more until I get rid of this. I love Greek yogurt.
    1382 days ago
  • CBLENS
    Sorry, no suggestions, what does the doctor say?
    1382 days ago
  • SWANATOPIA
    Eat three, 4 oz yogurts a day. The yogurt should be plain, no added fruit or sugar. Try Chobani plain...I love the taste and can add my own real fruit. This will clear you up in no time and help prevent future outbreaks! No need to change the diet to extremes, just adding the yogurt and continuing to lose the excessive weight will help!

    15 pounds down!

    Go you!

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    1382 days ago
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