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Does comvita olive leaf complex combat candida?

Does comvita olive leaf complex combat candida?

Olive leaf extract: There is always a sales pitch for otc cures which have not been subjected to controlled trials, and the snake oil purveyors still make a profit. Not to say this may not work for some people, but don't you think if it were beneficial that you would not have to ask this question? Try it, you have nothing to lose but your $. ...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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What effect does olive leaf have on the thyroid? I am uisng it for candida and I am not feeling well. My blood pressure has lowered.low

What effect does olive leaf have on the thyroid?  I am uisng it for candida and I am not feeling well.  My blood pressure has lowered.low

It doesn't do sh*t: Hi. Olive leaf is very good at performing photosynthesis for olive trees...but it doesn't do sh*t for the thyroid. Where does this fairytale nonsense arise??? Don't tell me...is your olive leaf not curing a candidal infection? Wow! I can't for the life of me imagine why you're not cured and sittin' on top o' the world! Holy cow. ...Read more

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Is it safe to moisturizer the vulva with olive oil? Particularly if you're pregnant & prone to yeast infections.

Is it safe to moisturizer the vulva with olive oil? Particularly if you're pregnant & prone to yeast infections.

Yes: Many midwifes will recommend massaging the area beneath the vagina and rectum (the perineum) with olive oil in the last weeks of pregnancy to reduce the risk of tears. This should not be dangerous. ...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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What is the cause of candida?

Nature: Candida is a natural organism, a type of fungus or yeast, that is a normal inhabitant of the G.I. Tract. Occasionally canada can get in areas where it over grows and can cause symptomatic infections, like a female yeast infection, or certain kinds of jock itch and similar. ...Read more

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How to determine if I have candida?

Med eval: Symptoms of a yeast infection may include: burning, redness & itching of the vulva; burning with urination & vaginal intercourse & a clumpy, white, vaginal discharge with no odor. Sometimes the discharge isn’t apparent. If this is your first possible yeast infection or if you are not sure if you have a yeast infection – see your physician. ...Read more

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Can candida be cured safely and how?

Yes, if it's real: Candida infection on the mouth, groin, private parts, skin folds is familiar and is easily managed with today's medications. Deep candida infections in immunocompromised people require strong Rx. The "pop" diagnosis "candida overgrowth" is a myth; people who buy into it never feel well again but keep spending money on worthless treatments. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What is candida? And how to cure it?

Candida are yeast: These are a whole class of fungi that grow as 'yeast'. They can cause disease in certain situations. Usually those patients have some sort of underlying problem that allows these yeast to grow (for example diabetes, strong medicines that weaken the body — steroids, or other sickness such as in a surgical patient). There are many good medicines against Candida -but I suggest a doctor helps guide u. ...Read more

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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 is candida & sibo different?

How is candida & sibo different?

Fad diagnoses: Both diagnoses are passed out by "independent medical thinkers" without any evidence whatever. Accept either diagnosis, and you will never feel well again. Systemic candida is a myth unless you are gravely sick. Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth can't be diagnosed without an aspirate. Both cults encourage people to consider themselves incurably sick and needing intense management. It's bunk. ...Read more

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Is candida transeted by kissing?

Is candida transeted by kissing?

Yes and no.: Yeast is found everywhere. It may be transmitted from surface-to-surface by contact and, yes, by kissing.

But yeast does not cause disease in normal hosts. Vaginal yeast infections occur because of altered vaginal environment. Although a clear precipitant is not always identified contributing factors include high blood glucose, high estrogen levels, recent antibiotic use, wearing of diapers. ...Read more

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I have lots of splinters hemhorrages maybe candida?

I have lots of splinters hemhorrages maybe candida?

Splinter hemorrhages: In the nail beds are most often caused by trauma but are seen in endocarditis, an infection of a heart valve. Candida is a yeast that rarely causes endocarditis but otherwise should not cause splinter hemorrhages. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of Candida?

Candida: You can use diflucan which is an anti-fungal medication ...Read more

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How can I get rid of candida?

Real science here: On the skin or mucosal surfaces, candida generally response to simple measures. Deep candida infections are seen only in critical illness. "Systemic candida" is a cult diagnosis and its believers never seem to be cured. Most physicians don't believe in it; if you've self-diagnosed, get with an evidence-based holist in your community for guidance. ...Read more

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Can candida be a symptom of hiv?

Can candida be a symptom of hiv?

Candidiasis: Yes, this can be a manifestation of immune deficiency and if difficult to treat and eradicate even more so. If you think you may have been infected with HIV go and get tested ASAP for that and other STDs. ...Read more

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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

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Is alcohol related to oral candida?

Is alcohol related to oral candida?

Basically no: It can simply happen to anyone. If it's a bad problem, I trust you're checked for diabetes and HIV. ...Read more

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What does a candida rash look like?

What does a candida rash look like?

There are many : Examples at this site: http://www.Bing. Com/images/search? Q=candida+rash;form=hdrsc2 click on each photo to ensure it is a candida rash. ...Read more

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Can candida show up in a blood test?

Can candida show up in a blood test?

Depends: There is a kind of blood infection in which yeast (Candida) grows in the blood, it is a serious complication in those whose immune system is not functioning normally or who have another serious critical illness. The organism can be detected in the blood in those cases at times. Other kinds of less serious skin or mucous membrane yeast infections do not show up in the blood. (such as oral thrush) ...Read more

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Does intestinal candida really exist?

Does intestinal candida really exist?

Yes: Intestinal candida does exist. It can be present in small or large quantity. It can be hard to diagnose. There are specialty labs such as Genova/Metametrix that can do a stool study that looks for candida and other problems. ...Read more

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Can you eat popcorn on a Candida Diet?

Can you eat popcorn on a Candida Diet?

Candida diet: Probably. The question is why you are doing this. There is no scientific evidence that it is in any way effective for anything. ...Read more

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Is the candida retested after treatment?

No: Testing is of no value. If it is going to recur you will have a return of symptoms and now it very quickly. ...Read more

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Most trusted means to get rid of candida?

Most trusted means to get rid of candida?

Where do you have it: It depends on what part of body you have candida, consult your doctor and follow his/her advice.If it is vaginal infection you can use over the counter Monistat cream. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of vaginal candida?

What are the symptoms of vaginal candida?

Itchy discharge: Itchiness. Thick white discharge that looks like cottage cheese curds. ...Read more

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Candida cause itching, how do I treat this?

If you haven't had a: Yeast infection before — have it definitively diagnosed by your physician or gynecologist. Over- the- counter medicines for yeast infections include: micon 7, monistat, vagistat, (tioconazole) gynazole, femcare, gyne-lotrimin; mycelex. ...Read more

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Hoe fast does fluconazole cure male candida?

Hoe fast does fluconazole cure male candida?

Blocks important enz: Fluconazole blocks the function of a particular enzyme essential for the organism (candida in this case) to make steroids that are important for the integrity of its membranes. In short, it just doesn't let the fungus live. This therapy can take as much as 4 to 6 weeks, depending on your particular infection. ...Read more

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How to treat candida with grocery store stuff?

How long do you: Want to suffer before going to urgent care to get the Nizoral (ketoconazole) or Monistat rx? Otc vinegar douches may help a little. Good luck. ...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


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