A 21-year-old female asked:
Is an overgrowth of candida something that can be treated medically or can you only treat it by change of diet?
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
BOTH: To successfully treat candida one must kill candida using antifungal agents which can be herbal or pharmaceutical, replace it with probiotics, and eat a low sugar ; starch diet. All of these are necessary- you could take the strongest antifungals ; it won't help if you eat sugar; sugar feeds candidia and you can't put out a fire if you are pouring gas on it!
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Last updated Apr 6, 2016
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