10 signs you have candida overgrowth

August 28, 2020

How do you get candida overgrowth?  A healthy microbiome (gut bacteria) typically can keep your candida levels in check, however,several factors can cause the candida population to get out of hand:

1. eating a diet high in refined carbohydrates and sugar

2. consuming a lot of alcohol

3. taking oral contraceptives

4. Living a high stress lifestyle

5. Taking a round of antibiotics

 

The top 10 common candida symptoms include:

1. skin and nail fungal infections (athletes foot or toenail fungus)

2. feeling tired and worn down or suffering from chronic fatigue or fibromyalgia (see heavy metal and mold blogs)

3. digestive issues such as bloating, constipation or diarrhea

4.Autoimmune disease such as Hashimoto's thyroiditis, RA, ulcerative colitis, lupus, psoriasis, scleroderma or MS.

5. Difficulty concentrating, poor memory, lack of focus, ADD, ADHD and brain fog

6. Skin issues such as eczema, psoriasis, hives and rashes

7. Irritability, mood swings, anxiety, or depression

8. Vaginal infections, UTIs or rectal itching

9. Severe seasonal allergies

10. Strong sugar and carb cravings

 

There a number of ways to test and treat candida overgrowth

 

 

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