There are many different types of yeasts one called Candida albicans can cause mild or severe health problems.
Candida overgrowth is common in many of the people we see in the clinic.
Candida albicans is present in all people
However, when overgrowth of this yeast occurs, people can develop problems such as thrush which can be difficult to get rid of without making specific dietary changes.
Candida, Mental Health & Energy
Extreme Candida overgrowth may enter the bloodstream and cause very significant problems including mental health problems and low energy.
Sugar and Mushrooms
At the Bay Health Clinic, we are able to help people who have Candida in a number of ways.
The most important is to tackle the diet and remove any foods which the Candida fungus needs to grow – in
Herbs to Destroy Candida
We use herbs such as Myrrh and Oregano either in liquid or tablet form
to help kill off fungal or microbial infections. To support recovery, we use probiotic (friendly bacteria) and other dietary supplements.
By Jaine Kirtley, Naturopath Bay Health Clinic