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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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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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Can yeast triger asthmas?

Can yeast triger asthmas?

Asthma: Yeast is a very vague term. People allergic to mold in the environment can have asthma triggered by them. There is a mold related allergic reaction that can occur resembling asthma called abpa but it is very rare. So not sure where is the yeast you are inquiring about. ...Read more

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Brewers yeast is good for?

Brewing yeast: I would guess...Mostly brewing yeast...There is some speculation that it can help stabilize lipid levels...Check with your primary care doc before you try it.. ...Read more

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Benefits/risks of red yeast?

Lowers cholesterol: Red yeast rice is natural "statin" that lowers cholesterol. It can be an effective treatment for those with mildly elevated cholesterol. Typically higher levels of cholesterol will require a prescription drug to achieve optimal control. Of course diet is very important in all cases. A low fat diet is key to lowering cholesterol. ...Read more

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How can you treat skin yeast?

Yeast infections: There is any number of anti-fungal medications from gels to creams to sprays available at any grocery or drug store that sells over the counter medications. ...Read more

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Does seagrams have yeast in it?

Does seagrams have yeast in it?

Seagrams : There is a small amount of yeast in all malted beverages, including Seagrams's. ...Read more

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Is it safe to eat active dry yeast?

Enitrely safe: No harm at all. You may have heard that certain yeasts cause infections of various types. But the yeasts used in food, cooking, beer and wine making, etc are not candida. They are entirely harmless and even healthy. Don't worry about this. ...Read more

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Why do people get oral candida yeast?

Various reasons: The most common reason people get oral candidiasis or thrush is taking antibiotics which kill off the bacteria that compete with the yeast and thus overgrowth occurs. Thrush also occurs in some women who take birth control pills, in immunosupressed cancer patients on chemotherapy and in aids patients. ...Read more

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Is brewers yeast helpful for anything?

Is brewers yeast helpful for anything?

Loaded with vitamins: Good source of concertated vitamins and minerals, but i would take a probiotic and a good multivitamin. ...Read more

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Can I use brewer's yeast to gain weight?

Can I use brewer's yeast to gain weight?

Yes, but ...: There have been rare instances of infection in the bloodstream from ingestion of saccharomyces. So rare that it is probably not a big concern, but you should be aware of the possibility. Otherwise, there is not much downside to it. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of brewer's yeast ?

Several: Brewer's yeast is a rich source of minerals -- particularly chromium, an essential trace mineral that helps the body maintain normal blood sugar levels; selenium; protein; and the b-complex vitamins. See http://www.Umm.Edu/altmed/articles/brewers-yeast-000288.Htm. ...Read more

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How to know if my virgina yeast is going off?

Yeast infection: The discharge is not apparent ; vulvar redness, itching ; burning are resolving. Hopefully there is no longer pain with urination. ...Read more

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What do I do for yeast overgrowth or candida?

What do I do for yeast overgrowth or candida?

Depends on: the site of overgrowth. If pelvic, then a check with gynecologist is necessary. ...Read more

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What to use when a baby has a yeast infecton?

Talk to MD: Yeast infections can be confused with a normal diaper rash. Talk to your doctor and they can get some special creams to treat the problem. ...Read more

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Is there a difference between yeast and fungus?

All yeasts are fungi: But not all fungi are yeasts, some are molds although some molds can change into yeast and back again. These are called dimorphic. ...Read more

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Has anyone gained weight by using brewers yeast?

Has anyone gained weight by using brewers yeast?

Placebo: Few people want to add fat. To add muscle, adopt a fitness-focused lifestyle. Health doesn't come either from a pill bottle or off of a plate. ...Read more

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Is there any home remedies for a yeast infectoin?

Remedies: Natural approaches to yeast infections: 1. Wear underwear that is cotton vice synthetic 2. Avoid wearing underpants when you go to bed at night. 3. Don’t wear tight fitting panties & pantyhose. 4. Use natural tampon/ feminine pads (avoid those which are scented). 5. Avoid douches as well as use of harsh, drying soap on genitalia. 6. Rinse genitalia very well after soaping up. >>. ...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