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Is intestinal candida real or not?

Is intestinal candida real or not?

It's real and normal: Candida is a type of yeast that is normally found in both the environment and in the gut - this includes the intestines. ...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


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Candida albicans candida: is this really horrible?

Candida albicans candida: is this really horrible?

No: Candida albicans is a fungal infection that occurs in the mouth or genital areas. It usually is associated with antibiotics that kill off bacteria allowing fungi to grow unchecked. It will usually go away on its own once you finish the antibiotic. There are a number of otc meds you can take if it is severe(depending on the part of the body affected. It could also indicate a depressed immune system. ...Read more

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Is yeast and fungal hype is an std??

Is yeast and fungal hype is an std??

Yeast can be STD: Yes, Yeast is a fungus and Yes it can be transmitted by sexula contact. Partners should be simultaneously treated with an oral prescription medication! Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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What is candida yeast?

What is candida yeast?

Type of yeast: Candida is the scientific name for a group of yeasts. There are sub types like albicans, glabrata and more. Yeasts are a type of fungus. So in other words, candida is a type of fungus as opposed to bacteria/viruses.Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Is morgellens a real disease?

Is morgellens a real disease?

Les acaraphobes: "morgellon's disease" is delusional parasitosis, with the addition of delusion beliefs of inanimate objects in the lesion (e.g. Colored strings or fibers). Today the term "morgellons disease" is used by a community of internet folks who believe delusional parasitosis is a poorly understood "skin condition" & they dispute presence of an underlying psychological factor. ...Read more

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What is brewers yeast, is it good for people that has hypothyroidism?

What is brewers yeast, is it good for people that has hypothyroidism?

Brewer's Yeast: Brewer's yeast comes from a 1-celled fungus (saccharomyces cerevisiae) used in making beer -- not bread. It's been used for years as a nutritional supplement, because it's rich in b-complex vitamins, chromium, and selenium. However, it contains no vitamin b12. Studies have shown it helpful in diabetes, high cholesterol, etc -- but no direct effect on thyroid. http://tinyurl.com/kfvkmn5. ...Read more

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What is candida albicans?

It is a type of : fungus/yeast,that causes mostly skin and vaginal yeast infections in people.Under certain conditions ,it can become invasive . ...Read more

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Is vertigo for real ? Is it curable?

Is vertigo for real ? Is it curable?

Yes, Yes: There are several types of vertigo and many different causes of each. The sensation of being pulled in a direction or you or the room spinning constitutes true vertigo. In addition there are different types of dizziness without true vertigo. Once you sort out the type and get ast the cause there is almost always a treatment available. ...Read more

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Is it true that septicemia is spreadable?

Is it true that septicemia is spreadable?

Usually not: However, some types of contagious diseases are indeed transmissible and can cause septicemia. Most cases of septicemia occur from bacteria already residing in our bodies that gets into the wrong area and then attacks the blood stream. ...Read more

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What is candida overgrowth?

What is candida overgrowth?

Yeast overgrowth: Candida is a very common yeast found in the mouth, intestine, vagina, and skin. It can occasionally cause infection such as vaginal yeast infections. Less commonly infections of the mouth (thrush) and esophagus also occur. Candida overgrowth is a diagnosis often given by naturopathic doctors and has very little science or evidence to support it as a true infection or disease. ...Read more

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How serious is a vaginal candida infection?

Not serious: Not serious. Just take oral or topical medications for a few days. ...Read more

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Is misophonia a real illness and is there any treatment?

Is misophonia a real illness and is there any treatment?

May be: Please consult this site for information on this topic. http://www.webmd.com/mental-health/what-is-misophonia For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Is it possible to defeat candida without diet?

Yes: Medication for yeast infections are common and work well. ...Read more

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Is there real phobias?

Is there real phobias?

Hmmmmmm...: If you mean "are phobias really a medical diagnosis which people suffer from?" ... Yes. If you mean "are there things that people should really be afraid of?" ... Again, the answer is yes. But those are not phobias. Those are appropriate and based on reality. ...Read more

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What is yeast bacteria? Is it dangerous?

What is yeast bacteria? Is it dangerous?

Yeast Infections: Yeast infections are due to a fungus called Candida which is normally found in the vagina. However, if there is a lack of healthy vaginal bacteria it can lead to overgrowth of yeast. Yeast is not a bacteria. Most yeast infections are not particularly dangerous. ...Read more

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Is it true that corynebacterium xerosis is a kind of oral bacteria?

Is it true that corynebacterium xerosis is a kind of oral bacteria?

Google Search: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/corynebacterium more info than we can provide in such a small space. ...Read more

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Is fibromylgia a real disease?

Is fibromylgia a real disease?

Fibromyalgia: Fibromyalgia is a real diagnosis, which is made due to meeting certain various criteria. Just because it is a real diagnosis doesn't mean it has to be a lifelong disease process. I always take on fibromyalgia patients fully expecting to find the root causes of the fibro and work to address the many root causes, and with good results. ...Read more

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Is it possible that I have candida and celiac? How is candida diagnosed?

Is it possible that I have candida and celiac? How is candida diagnosed?

? candida ?: Candida albicans is a common yeast that is everywhere in the natural world. It comprises about 5% of the dry weight of poop & is occasionally responsible for skin irritation/infection.It is a common cause of diaper rashes in babies.Some marginal practitioners push a "Candida Overgrowth" theory that would have you believe a long list of problems is created by this germ in your poop. Junk science ! ...Read more

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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