Treating Yeast-Related Health Problems

  The cornerstone of the medical treatment of candidiasis is diet. For a patient suffering from yeast overgrowth, eating sugar is like pouring gasoline on a fire. The patient needs to avoid sugar and refined carbohydrates, including white flour and rice, and to eat foods rich in protein, fat, vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients. Additionally, […]

Probiotics: Beneficial Bacteria and Yeast

  Supplemental beneficial bacteria are called probiotics for their ability to support life, the opposite of antibiotics which are designed to kill bacteria. Unfortunately, antibiotics kill both harmful and beneficial bacteria.   Lactobacillus acidophilus is the most commonly supplemented species of the bacteria genus Lactobacillus. It is used to treat health problems, including traveler’s diarrhea […]

Back to the Basics: Yeast Related Health Problems

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  Many physicians who have made the transition from a conventional to an integrative medical practice have done so as a result of having seen a patient who feels “terrible all over” and for whom conventional medical testing can find nothing wrong. “All your tests are normal” can be discouraging words for such a person […]