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Doctor insights on: Recurrent Yeast Infections And Eating Too Much Sugar

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Can eating sugary foods and eating bread makes yeast fungal a lot worser?

Can eating sugary foods and eating bread makes yeast fungal a lot worser?

Eating sugar: The exact link between a sugar filled diet and yeast infection is unclear, but one theory is that elevated glucose levels in the blood make it easier for the yeast to "stick" to the vaginal cells. High levels of sugar may also affect the immune system. Women with weaken immune systems are at higher risk for yeast infections because the body can not fight off the yeast as well-diabetic get yst freq ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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Can too much frequent sex cause yeast infection?

Intercourse is a: Contributor to yeast infection, but frequency is a personal preference. One person's often is another's rare. ...Read more

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Is eating sugar everyday really a cause of yeast infections...?

It can create a: Vaginal environment that is conducive to the growth of yeast. ...Read more

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Might eating too much sugar cause diabetes?

Might eating too much sugar cause diabetes?

No: Not in normal conditions. However, if there is a tendency, risk factors (like obesity), familiy history etc, it will certainly make things worse. As health advice, however, eating too much sugar is always bad anyway. A healthy diet is much better choice, including most sugars non refined (natural, from fruits, etc). ...Read more

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Might eating too much sugar cause diabetes?

Might eating too much sugar cause diabetes?

No: Not normally. But if there is a family history, a diagnosis already determined of diabetes, or risk factors (obesity, etc) it is likely a bad idea. It is a great idea to mantain a balanced healthy diet, including mostly non refined (natural) sugars of slower absorption. ...Read more

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Will eating too much sugar cause diarrhea?

Will eating too much sugar cause diarrhea?

Sugar & diarrhea: Yes, eating too much sugar can cause diarrhea. If a large amount of sugar makes its way into your intestinal tract, it tends to pull fluid from the intestinal wall to the inside. More fluid in the intestines means looser stools and possibly diarrhea. ...Read more

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Can eating too much sugar cause diarrhea over several days when your body isn't used to any sugar cause diarrhea?

Can eating too much sugar cause diarrhea over several days when your body isn't used to any sugar cause diarrhea?

Yes: Too many simple sugars in the diet can cause diarrhea, especially the sugars found in fruit juices. Try to limit sugar intake to natural sugars in fresh fruits and vegetables where the fiber will help to form a nice well formed stool. ...Read more

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Can eating too much sugar or malt drink cause a miscarriage?

Can eating too much sugar or malt drink cause a miscarriage?

Likely not: Everything in moderation. Unless you are diabetic that should nto happen. But i supposes in extremely high amounts anything can have an effect. ...Read more

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I have candida but I also have low sugar how can cure candida if can't eat sugar & sugar levels are low cause of it ?

I have candida but I also have low sugar how can cure candida if can't eat sugar & sugar levels are low cause of it ?

Change diet: Non-diabetic people with true low blood sugar find that this happens several hours after eating a high carbohydrate meal. For some reason the body releases too much insulin causing the sugar to go too low . Treatment: Small but frequent meals.Avoid sugar and sweets.LESS bread and starchy foods. Eat MORE protein(meat, fish,poultry)and more vegetables and some fruit. ...Read more

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Would it be possible to develop diabetes from eating too much sugar and drinking too much water?

Would it be possible to develop diabetes from eating too much sugar and drinking too much water?

No: Diabetes is a condition of lack of enough Insulin or lack of response of the body to insulin. You can not cause it by eating too much sugar or drinking too much water. When you have it, you cannot eat too much sugar as your body will not be able to metabolize it. ...Read more

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Can too much probiotics cause a bacterial infection?

Can too much probiotics cause a bacterial infection?

Bacterial infection: This is rather unlikely. Do not know what "too much" means, but probiotics usually contain lactobacillus and bifidobacteria but certain yeasts and bacilli may also be used. There have been reports of sepsis with some of these organisms in patients with profoundly impaired immune function, but this will seldom or ever affect a normal individual. ...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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