There are lots of reasons why Candida may manifest and Sugar is right up there. Excessive alcohol and caffeine consumption, lack of fresh fruit and veg and a leaky gut are some of the cited causes.
It manifests in your body as thrush. If you have a white coated tongue, headaches or brain fog, these are common signs.
According to Candida Store Candida is a fungus that grows inside your gut. Normally it is kept under control by the healthy bacteria that live there, but sometimes the balance in your gut changes and the Candida can start to spread.
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A Candida overgrowth releases all kinds of toxic byproducts into your system and causes a wide variety of unpleasant symptoms. Starchy carbs, Alcohol, processed meats and foods with added sugar should be avoided. On the other hand fresh cuts of meat, yogurt culture and non-glutinous grains are a good choice.
Candida is responsible for some unpleasant side effects. Dr Axe has listed 9 symptoms in the infographic above. Sinus infections, oral and vaginal thrush, hormonal imbalance, skin and nail fungus, mood swings and chronic fatigue are some reasons.
How To Fix Candida Video
Dr Josh Axe has an excellent video that not only explains Candida but shows us how to cure it naturally in 6 steps. We highly recommend that you view as you will pick up some excellent tips and tricks. Click Play above to watch now ^
Here’s the cleanse that Dr. Josh Axe recommends. Bone Broth is also apparently excellent and we have a post dedicated to all the benefits here. The Candida Cleanse is a liquid only diet for a duration of 2 days or you can choose raw salads and steam vegetables for 3-5 days. When it comes to supplements, he recommends Milk Thistle, Vitamin C, Clove Oil, Oregano Oil, Coconut Oil to name a few.
For Oral Thrush he recommends 3 drops of Clove Oil with 1 Tablespoon of Coconut Oil and to swish in the mouth for 20 minutes. Lavender Essential Oil inhibits the growth of Candida and is effective at preventing the spread of the infection. If you are suffering from a white tongue, which is oral thrush, we suggest you view our post that shows you how to fix it. Check it out here