Candida and the Web of Chronic Illness

Posted by on Feb 28, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Yeast is an opportunistic organism. It takes hold when the conditions are right. When the body’s vitality is low and the immune system is over worked we become susceptible.


  • Remove heavy metal exposure and toxic exposure. Mercury /silver filling in the teeth, excess fish consumption, workplace exposure, pesticides are places to start looking. Consider a hair analysis.


  • Clean out the bowel by increasing fiber and using digestive enzymes and magnesium citrate if necessary. Remember that diarrhea is often an extreme form of constipation. Consider colonics and/or a vitamin C Flush. Treat for parasites if necessary.


  • Consider a liver cleanse to open the pathways of detoxification.


  • Identify underlying infections and treat. Viruses, unfriendly bowel bacteria, root canals, cavitations, chronic sinus, bladder, kidney lung infections are some places to look.


  • Consider a very low glycemic diet while you are detoxifying. Sugar, gluten, milk, alcohol must be avoided.


  • Balance Omega 6 and Omega 3 oil intake. 4 parts of sunflower oil mixed with 1 part flaxseed oil is an ideal combination. 2-6 Tbs a day. Increase evening primrose oil if you have a lot of inflammation. This only helps if you are on a very low glycemic diet. Avoid hydrogenated oils and margarine.


  • Take organic minerals and eat an abundance of fresh, organic vegetables and some fruit.


  • Re-inoculate the gut with friendly bacteria and HSO. Consider using Lactic Acid Yeast to acidify the gut.


  • Eliminate acquired allergies using NAET or JMT and acupuncture.


  • Take time to rest. The body heals when you are sleeping. Take herbs like valerian or skullcap to help with sleep.


  • De-stress your life as much as possible.


  • Spend at least 20 minutes a day out in the sunlight. Morning light is the best. Do not wear sunglasses for that time. You can shade your eyes with a hat.


  • Consider getting regular massages to help with relaxation and lymph drainage.


  • Consider regular saunas and/or Epsom salt baths to help with detoxification.


  • Begin a regular exercise program even if that means walking to the end of the driveway twice a day.


  • Test to see if you have a gluten and or dairy allergy


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