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What are the symptoms of Candida?
The main symptoms of Candida include:
Cravings for Bread
Vaginal Thrush/ Cystitis
What causes Candida to Overgrow?
High Sugar Diet
High Yeast diet
We all have Candida Albicans, and in small amounts, it is perfectly normal. However, Candida may grow and proliferate and cause a variety of digestive problems.
One of the majn causes are antibiotics. Antibiotics can have an appalling effect on the gut killing off multiple strains of friendly gut flora.
Many patients who have had multiple courses of antibiotics (for acne or tonsillitis or cystitis) may find that this repeated use of antibiotics will cause Candida to grow and proliferate.
If you are also consuming a diet high in sugar or eating foods that contain yeast such as bread or Marmite or drinking alcohol such as beer or wine, it may also proliferate.
What is Candida?
Candidiasis is a type of yeast or fungal infection. In fact there are over 20 species of types of species of Candida and we can test for all of these.
The reason why we always here of Candida Albicans is because this is by far the most common type.
What types of Tests exist for Candida?
Candida can be tested via blood, urine or stool. All tests are extremely reliable. Please scroll down below to read more about Candida tests.