Candida – Systemic or Vaginitis – Cured the Same Way

Recently I’ve seen some advice suggesting that there may be a different approach to curing candida / yeast infections / thrush if it’s merely vaginitis(inflammation of the vagina, vulva or labia) versus if it’s systemic. How do you know the difference?  Either way, antibiotics will almost certainly make the problem worse because they tend to greatly reduce the populations of beneficial flora in the body, thus giving the bad flora even more of an advantage, since good flora are a major part of the body’s natural control mechanism.

So I’d think twice before you take that Nystatin or other antibiotic for candida, especially when there’s a great way to both boost the good flora and take care of the bad flora.  And the solution I’ve found works whether you’re proactive, careful about your hygiene, diet, etc.  or if you’re pretty negligent (you know, the kinda person that’s tempted by that quick-fix your doc’s suggesting).  Please resist the quick-fix for candida as it may give some symptomatic relief in the short term but the problem’s going to come back and it’s going to be harder to fix as a result of the damage done to your good flora in the process.

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Someone recently asked me what was the 'best' program to lose weight and get thin fast - it's interval training.  I probably disappointed them by not giving them a 'push-button solution' but what I did tell them amounts to a real miracle.  Thing is, you don't hear...

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Interview with Kristen Howe on The Power of NOW

Interview with Kristen Howe on The Power of NOW

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Diet and workout software prepare you for new year

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Yoga breathing to reduce stress

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The idea of using yoga to reduce stress came from the blog of a chiropractor I met here in Long Beach, Dr. Michael Day.  He has a very good blog DayWellness.com  It reminded me that breathing is such an easy but essential way to reduce stress and reconnect with...

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