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Curious about Candida
Heres the lowdown

Struggling with a persistent itch down south Or perhaps youre feeling especially bloated and cant stop craving sweets If somethings been feeling off and you think it might be Candida heres all you need to know about this oh so common yeast

Candida is a type of yeast typically found in small amounts in our mouths intestines and on our skin

When your body has a healthy balance of bacteria Candida stays under control Just as it should

But if your bacteria levels go haywire or your immune system is compromised Candida an opportunistic yeast can perk up and overproduce Yikes

This can lead to a fungal infection known as Candidiasis It sounds ugly But its actually the most common cause of fungal infections in humans So no youre definitely not alone

So, what does it look like?

How do you know you have Candida and not something else

Here are the tell-tale signs and symptoms to look for:

  • Recurring vaginal yeast infections
  • Oral yeast infection (white coating on tongue)
  • Digestive issues (bloating, gas)
  • Chronic sinus infections
  • Skin rash and nail fungal infections
  • Joint pain and muscle weakness
  • Food cravings, especially for sweets
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What leads to Candida overgrowth?

Various things can make Candida go into overdrive and become your worst enemy. These include:

  • Taking broad-spectrum antibiotics
  • Oral contraceptive or corticosteroid use
  • A diet high in sugar and refined carbohydrates
  • A weakened immune system
  • High alcohol intake
  • High stress levels
What leads to Candida overgrowth

But how do I get rid of it!?

Whichever way Candida starts you can help control it with what you eat

Food plays a major role in maintaining the balance of good and bad bacteria in your gut

So what are the big nonos Refined sugar and carbohydrates dairy and alcohol These all encourage Candida and other bad microorganisms to grow

Overconsuming these foods may promote an infection especially if your immune system is weak

Instead focus on whole foods just like nanna said Eating plenty of vegetables fruits healthy fats and good quality protein will help restore the good bacteria in your gut which will eventually crowd out the Candida

On top of that supplements packed with horopito will help balance Candida Topical Horopito products will also help you with any external outbreaks

With a good diet and a little Horopitohelp youll be back to your best in no time

More information on the studies about Horopito for Candida overgrowth can be found at

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