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Is taking acidophilus supplement good for curing candida overgrowth ?

Is taking acidophilus supplement good for curing candida overgrowth ?

Wouldn't rely: solely on probiotics to cure a yeast infection. Antifungal medications are best for treatment. ...Read more

Dr. Randy Baker
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Supplements (Definition)

A dietary supplement, also known as food supplement or nutritional supplement, is a preparation intended to supplement the diet and provide nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids, that may be missing or may not be consumed in sufficient quantities in a person's diet. Some countries define dietary supplements as foods, while ...Read more


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How can I quickly cure candida/yeast in my vagina without supplements?

How can I quickly cure candida/yeast in my vagina without supplements?

A few possibilities: There are several excellent over the counter and prescription medications, both oral and vaginal, which may be used for vaginal yeast infection. Ask your health care provider which one is best for you... ...Read more

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Is taking fish oil supplements will reduce candida symptoms and seborrheic dermatitis ??

Is taking fish oil supplements will reduce candida symptoms and seborrheic dermatitis ??

Absolutely not: In fact, it is not at all certain that there is any benefit from fish oil for anything. In USA it has been abandoned as useless by the best-informed experts. It has also been noted to cause prostate cancer. It is true that it lowers triglycerides and raises HDL but it has not lowered the risk for strokes or heart attacks. No benefit has been demonstrated except to those who sell it. ...Read more

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Which supplements/probiotics are most highly recommended to take, to get rid of massive candida infection?

Which supplements/probiotics are most highly recommended to take, to get rid of massive candida infection?

None: Dont try this cause it may never help. You can use boric acid solution for severe cases and douche with it. But only with physician recomandation. ...Read more

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Are red yeast supplements a good LDL fighter?

Are red yeast supplements a good LDL fighter?

Modest effect: But been shown to lower LDL about 25 points when taking 1200-1600 bid. ...Read more

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Hi ... I just discovered I am deficient in chromium and selenium ... My research has led me to trying brewer's yeast as a nutritional supplement ... I'm struggling understanding the difference between brewer's yeast and nutritional yeast ... I believe the

One is heated .: Nutritional yeast and brewers yeast are from the same organism saccharomyces cerevisiae. The organism is heated and deactivated in nutritional yeast products, and it not with brewers yeast. Most people find brewers yeast bitter secondary to the alcohol and hops it comes from, although there are companies that claim there brewers yeast are fermented cleaner. Both are geat sources for nutrients. ...Read more

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Getting yeast infections as a type 2 diabetic male? Is this common? Supplements to prevent this?

Getting yeast infections as a type 2 diabetic male? Is this common? Supplements to prevent this?

Diabetes raises the: risk for yeast infections. Colloidal silver, olive leaf extract, and garlic (raw, liquid,or capsule) are all used for yeast infections. At the root level, reversing your type II diabetes is the best way to go. Please consult your doc for a plan of action which may involve lowering carb intake and some form of exercise. Catching this at a young age can prevent bigger issues down the road. Peace. ...Read more

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I'm taking fluconazole for a nasty, persistent yeast infection. Is it safe to take garlic and coconut supplements with this medicine?

I'm taking fluconazole for a nasty, persistent yeast infection. Is it safe to take garlic and coconut supplements with this medicine?

Yes: This is safe and reasonable. Persistent candida is usually related to intestinal candidiasis and may take several months to successfully treat. A diet low in sugars and simple carbs is essential as well. See http://huff.To/15mbzao ; http://bit.Ly/1aeoabl for details. ...Read more

Yeast (Definition)

Any of various unicellular fungi of the genus saccharomyces, especially s. Cerevisiae, reproducing by budding and from ascospores and capable ...Read more


Candida (Definition)

Is a type of fungus which normally lives in small amounts on mucus membranes. An overgrowth of candida in the mouth produces a condition called 'thrush'. This is often triggered ...Read more