When you come in for your one-on-one weight loss consultation, you might hear something about Candida. If you are diagnosed, many questions may run through your mind: “How did I get it? Why is it bad? How do I reduce?” Here, we’ll try to answer all of your concerns and help you come up with a solution.
What is Candida?
Candida is a kind of yeast – a fungus that lives in your intestines and inside your mouth. In small amounts, it is very good for you. It aids in digestion and helps essential nutrients absorb into your system. However, when it is overproduced, then it can get nasty. It will break down your intestinal walls and get into your bloodstream. Next, it will release toxins into your body and cause a myriad of health problems.
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An excess of Candida is caused by a diet high in processed foods – particularly refined sugars and carbohydrates. Candida feasts off of these foods and in the process destroys your intestine and overall health.
What are the symptoms?
An excess of Candida can manifest itself through many symptoms:
- Fungal infections in the fingernails and toenails
- Inability to focus
- Sugar cravings
- Irregular heartbeat
- Acid reflux
- Autoimmune disease
- Muscle and joint pain
To be officially diagnosed, you can have one of several tests performed:
- Blood Test - Your blood will be tested for high levels of IgA, IgG, and IgM, which are Candida antibodies.
- Comprehensive Stool Test - Usually considered the most accurate test, this will find if Candida is live in your lower intestines or colon.
- Urine Organix Dysbiosis Test - This urine test looks for a waste product of Candida called D-Arabinitol. If you have elevated levels, then you have Candida in your small intestines and upper stomach.
Reduce Candida with Dr. Crews
How do I reduce it? The first step to ridding yourself of Candida is to heal your digestive system. You can do this by stemming the tide of fungal overgrowth so that Candida can’t get into your bloodstream. Sugar feeds yeast, so avoiding food and drink such as alcohol, candy, and white flours will be extremely helpful. We have a full Candida program that is assured to rid you of the effects of the toxins that are getting into your bloodstream. We will personalize your diet so that we can look at everything that is harming your body and start filling it with things that can help it on a pathway to full health and harmony. A bonus of cleansing your intestinal system will also be weight loss. Getting rid of complex carbohydrates in your diet will allow you to start fresh with a clean system and your digestion will improve. This, in turn, allows your body to function the way it’s supposed to – without trying to fight a fungus or toxins, and will allow you to keep off the pounds! Learn more about how to reduce Candida by coming to our FREE Seminar!