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SHARON1952 06-24-2007 05:41 PM

candida
 
has anyone here have any info on candida like symptoms and if its contageous any answers would be helpful thank you

FromSqueaky 06-24-2007 07:28 PM

Re: candida
 
Everyone has candida in their body. It's when there is an over growth that it becomes a problem. An infection can show up in the mouth and genitals. It can cause many problems like gas and bloating, abdominal pain,screw up your hormone levels,sore throat,white coated tongue ,dark circles under the eyes chills and night sweats ,shortness of breath,i rregular heartbeat,IBS ringing in the ears, allergies and sensitivities to noise,sound, foods, odors, chemicals. can cause anemia too. There are way to many things to list.

Most women get a vaginal yest infection at one point in their lives. Sperm, scented liners, soaps, douches, upset the pH balacne in the vagina and cause a yeast infection. Poor diet, medications, can lead to an infection.

SHARON1952 06-25-2007 03:00 AM

Re: candida
 
thank you do you know if man can get it too

FromSqueaky 06-25-2007 08:31 AM

Re: candida
 
Yes men get it too. All humans have candida (yeast) in the body. Yeasts are part of the healthy flora and fauna in our bodies. All have it. Men can get yeast infection too of the genitals or anus too.
An abundance of candida can make the intestinal walls weak. When they are weak toxins seep out and casue all kinds of problems in the body. The medical feild and science has come up with names for problems that people get. Like IBS, or hormones imbalance they title it PMS,PMDD,high blood presure they blame of salt but can be from yeast.
MS to lupus to arthritis to catching cold can all be caused from to much candida in the body.
Many suffer wtih their bones, cartilage, tendon, and ligament deterioration are can be from Candida. It casues an acid buildup, which eats away at the connective tissues and joint cartilage. Many people that have arthritis are really suffering from Candida excess. The excess body acid from Candida overgrowth sits in the joints, inflaming them.
Doctors label these problems with a fancy name and put you on pain pills or antibiotics. Both of them can cause even more of an over growth of yeast and cause more problems. Not all peoples problems are strictly from an over growth of yeast but since doctors do not run a yeast test how does one really know what the problems are causes from?

There are so many things things that an overgrowth of candida (yeast) can do in men and women.

SHARON1952 06-26-2007 02:41 PM

Re: candida
 
thank you the doctor said its not contaigeous


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