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Candida is a yeast-like fungus, which normally resides in the body without any problem. However, diet, stress, overuse of antibiotics and the contraceptive pill can cause this yeast to grow out of control and cause many health problems.

The overgrowth is found mainly in the digestive tract and/or vagina, causing thrush. Candida can be quite prolific in its growth, given the right environment. Its roots can pass Treatment For Candidathrough the gut wall and it can thereby enter the bloodstream and when this happens, the overgrowth become systemic. At this point, the patient may experience lots of unpleasant symptoms including feeling very unwell, having allergic reactions to certain foods, having a foggy brain and severe tiredness. There can also be skin problems.

Symptoms of Candida overgrowth may include:


Gas, bloating, indigestion, heartburn or pain in the abdomen
Bowel irregularities, constipation or diarrhea or perhaps alternating between the two
Food cravings especially for carbohydrates or sweets
Mood swings, depression or suicidal tendencies
Headaches or migraines
Dry, itchy skin or hives
Finger or toe nail fungus
Joint or muscle pain
Vaginal yeast infections
Itching or redness in body creases
Acne on face, back or body
Chronic fatigue
Poor memory
Dry or burning eyes
Urinary tract problems
Blood sugar imbalances

If you have a history of recurrent thrush and would like to rid yourself of the yeast overgrowth, it is important to be tested (non-invasively) to ascertain the extent of the overgrowth so that treatment for Candida can be tailored to meet your unique needs. It is also important that patients are retested to ensure that the yeast population is within healthy limits.

Testing (non-invasive) is particularly important if you are pregnant or planning a pregnancy. If this is the case, it is advisable to be clinically monitored and the prescription will take into account your circumstances. It is very important to note that some anti-fungal products that can be bought over the counter or online, are dangerous when taken during pregnancy or while you are trying to conceive. You may not be aware that your baby will inherit your gut flora, initially when going through the birth canal and then it is topped up through breastfeeding. So you can see how extremely important it is to give your baby the best start in life by passing on a healthy gut flora. This can be achieved through testing and treatment for Candida at the London Natural Gastro Clinic.

Dietary guidance is given to patients, depending on the severity ot the overgrowth, in order to support the treatment of Candida.


If you would like a professional treatment for Candida, call for an appointment.


Testimonial for the Herbal Treatment of Ringworm, Oral Thrush, Colic and Eczema in a Baby, whose Mother had Candida Overgrowth




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