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Candida /Thrush Relief

Candidiasis (thrush) refers to a fungal infection in humans, by any of the candida (yeast) species (Candida albicans is the most common one.) It is also referred to as a 'yeast infection,' or candidiasis (also known as candidosis, moniliasis, and oidiomycosis). It can be very persistent if not recognised and treated early on.

Read our latest blog article on candida: Getting candid about candida: Causes, symptoms and treatments

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Candida /Thrush Info

Candidiasis (thrush) refers to a fungal infection in humans, by any of the candida (yeast) species (Candida albicans is the most common one.) It is also referred to as a 'yeast infection,' candidiasis is also known as candidosis, moniliasis, and oidiomycosis. It can be very persistent if not recognised and treated early on.

Candidiasis encompasses infections that range from superficial, such as oral thrush and vaginitis, to systemic and potentially life-threatening diseases. Systemic candida infections are also referred to as 'candidemia' but are usually confined to severely immunocompromised persons.

Superficial infections of skin and mucosal membranes by Candida causing local inflammation and discomfort are common in many human populations. While clearly attributable to the presence of the opportunistic pathogens of the genus Candida, candidiasis describes a number of different disease syndromes that often differ in their causes and outcomes.

Symptoms of candidiasis vary depending on the area affected. Most candidial infections result in minimal complications such as redness, itching and discomfort, though complications may be severe or even fatal if left untreated in certain populations. In immunocompetent persons, candidiasis is usually a very localised infection of the skin or mucosal membranes, including the oral cavity (thrush), the pharynx or oesophagus, the gastrointestinal tract, the urinary bladder, or the genitalia.

There some natural health products that may help in clearing the candida infection. Most of these relate to colonising our gut and stomach with beneficial bacteria to restore the microbiological balance. Horopito (Pseudowintera colorata) is a great natural health remedy which may benefit those afflicted with candida. 

Also, drinks and food containing yeast and sugar feed the yeast and should be avoided during an infection. Whilst taking some antibiotics can kill off the yeast, they also non-specifically target the 'good' bacteria that keep the yeast in check - so it's a double edged asword. Avoid humid sweaty conditions, whether climate, synthetic clothes or running shoes as they can exacerbate an existing infection and also create the perfect conditions for a new cadida infection.

Product Reviews

  • Good product

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    I have using this product over 6 weeks or so now one capsule per day. I have noticed that it has helped with my dry skin on my heels together with a vitamin E cream. I only purchased this just to see how it would go. Before I used the cream, I noticed a difference in the reduction of the dryness in my skin, so it must have been the capsules. It takes a month before you notice anything. I am going to buy this product again. Would recommend.

    Anne

    14/12/18

  • Helps with people on Anti Candida diet

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    I started taking this product to help get rid of the major Candida overgrowth in my gut.
    When I first took it I could only take one every second day as the die off symptoms were so strong, I'm now up to 3 a day and definitely on the journey to great health.
    I'm about to order my second bottle and will make this part of my long term health plan. It's powerful and effective.

    Sophie

    14/12/18

  • Radiance Amino Glutamine

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    I tried a container if this product to help with the healing of my gut due to being a Celiac,i have found it a great product and notice i have no stomach upsets and if i happen to have some gluten it does not affect my system.Im now on my second container after a few months break to see how i felt,which is just fine,so am taking another lot to help my gut in the best possible health as a maintenance course you could say.It has no smell and no taste and is simple to take in a glass of water.

    Diana

    30/11/18

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