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I was reading up on Candidia and how common it is in males, I honestly had never heard of candidia and what I knew of yeast, was that it was a female related privets infection of sorts, and I only knew that because of commericals lol

I was wondering if anyone with Celiac Disease who wasn't improving much found out they had candida, and if so how.. and did dealing with it let you heal and be one of those "since going gluten free Life is great!" people?

A high sugar Diet + stress makes for a highly likely breeding ground, I'm amazed candida isn't america's number one issue lol

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It actually is quite a big issue. It can often come on after a course of antibiotics destroys all the good flora in the gut. Antibiotics are not particularly selective at what they kill off, but they do not kill the yeast and in the absence of competition that flourishes. You will need to get rid of it before you start to feel any better - it really messes with your digestion. My PCP was useless at the time and I had to find it through stool testing ordered by an OD.

Unfortunately, yeast in the gut is not readily gotten rid of It requires long-term treatment, dietary changes and patience. You need a good doctor. You can't just take diflucan like a woman can for a vaginal yeast infection, because all your food has to pass through your gut where the infection is. I had mine 20 years or more ago and was treated by an alternative M.D. with lots of different supplements of which I can only remember the names of a couple.

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I was reading up on Candidia and how common it is in males, I honestly had never heard of candidia and what I knew of yeast, was that it was a female related privets infection of sorts, and I only knew that because of commericals lol

I was wondering if anyone with Celiac Disease who wasn't improving much found out they had candida, and if so how.. and did dealing with it let you heal and be one of those "since going gluten free Life is great!" people?

A high sugar Diet + stress makes for a highly likely breeding ground, I'm amazed candida isn't america's number one issue lol

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My doctor had ordered simple stool test for the candida infection. In my case it was negative. Then I went to the Celiac clinic two months later and they tested me for SIBO- Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth. I was positive on breathing test for methanol. I don't know, if that was candida related, but after two antibiotics everything had cleared out. I took them for two weeks.

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I was reading up on Candidia and how common it is in males, I honestly had never heard of candidia and what I knew of yeast, was that it was a female related privets infection of sorts, and I only knew that because of commericals lol

I was wondering if anyone with Celiac Disease who wasn't improving much found out they had candida, and if so how.. and did dealing with it let you heal and be one of those "since going gluten free Life is great!" people?

A high sugar Diet + stress makes for a highly likely breeding ground, I'm amazed candida isn't america's number one issue lol

ahem... Yeast is not just female related- you've heard of Jock Itch, yes?

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ahem... Yeast is not just female related- you've heard of Jock Itch, yes?

rofl well yeah, but these are thing's I had no reason or interest to learn anything further on..I read on something and then.. get paranoid about it >_>

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It actually is quite a big issue. It can often come on after a course of antibiotics destroys all the good flora in the gut. Antibiotics are not particularly selective at what they kill off, but they do not kill the yeast and in the absence of competition that flourishes. You will need to get rid of it before you start to feel any better - it really messes with your digestion. My PCP was useless at the time and I had to find it through stool testing ordered by an OD.

Unfortunately, yeast in the gut is not readily gotten rid of It requires long-term treatment, dietary changes and patience. You need a good doctor. You can't just take diflucan like a woman can for a vaginal yeast infection, because all your food has to pass through your gut where the infection is. I had mine 20 years or more ago and was treated by an alternative M.D. with lots of different supplements of which I can only remember the names of a couple.

hmm, well I know I go for a stomach scope, I don't know if that can tell them anything but he did take a stool test so should be interesting to see what he has to say, but let's say this particular specialist is incompetant.

What do you reccomend I do, whom do I see and what do I say?

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There is a simple test you may want to try, called the "spit test". Just search for "candida spit test" and you'll find plenty on it, including the questions about accuracy. But it costs nothing and is easy to try. For what it's worth, I test negative, but had I tried back when I found out about candida, I'm sure it would have been positive.

I learned about candida before I found out gluten was killing me. The symptoms were too numerous to list here, but the main ones included migraines, spontaneous nosebleeds, brain fog, weakness/fatigue, trouble sleeping, sinus problems, and loads of other things which gluten was also causing for me. While I did get quite a lot of relief at that time, it wasn't until I also went gluten-free, dairy free, and took supplements that I truly felt worlds better.

To get rid of candida, I avoided all sugars, vinegars (including ketchup), yeasts (including yeast breads), and fruits. I also took caprylic acid capsules, which worked magnificently. Start with 1 capsule daily, and work up to the full dose over at least a week or two. I didn't even try any fruit for over six months. I felt too good to risk ruining it.

Caprylic acid is a natural component of coconut oil, so using coconut oil in place of butter/margarine, and in cooking and baking is a good way to help combat the yeasty beasties. Coconut oil is solid below room temperature, and melts easier than butter. Wonderful on practically everything I've tried it on, especially the good quality centrifuged coconut oil (expensive).

There are products which combine several candida fighters all in one, such as Candida Clear, made by NOW Foods.

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There is a simple test you may want to try, called the "spit test". Just search for "candida spit test" and you'll find plenty on it, including the questions about accuracy. But it costs nothing and is easy to try. For what it's worth, I test negative, but had I tried back when I found out about candida, I'm sure it would have been positive.

I learned about candida before I found out gluten was killing me. The symptoms were too numerous to list here, but the main ones included migraines, spontaneous nosebleeds, brain fog, weakness/fatigue, trouble sleeping, sinus problems, and loads of other things which gluten was also causing for me. While I did get quite a lot of relief at that time, it wasn't until I also went gluten-free, dairy free, and took supplements that I truly felt worlds better.

To get rid of candida, I avoided all sugars, vinegars (including ketchup), yeasts (including yeast breads), and fruits. I also took caprylic acid capsules, which worked magnificently. Start with 1 capsule daily, and work up to the full dose over at least a week or two. I didn't even try any fruit for over six months. I felt too good to risk ruining it.

Caprylic acid is a natural component of coconut oil, so using coconut oil in place of butter/margarine, and in cooking and baking is a good way to help combat the yeasty beasties. Coconut oil is solid below room temperature, and melts easier than butter. Wonderful on practically everything I've tried it on, especially the good quality centrifuged coconut oil (expensive).

There are products which combine several candida fighters all in one, such as Candida Clear, made by NOW Foods.

Wow thanks for the great info, raises the spirits a bit, gunna wait till thursday when I see this doctor just..in case... of something lol and then guess I shall treat it like candidia regardless, I need SOME hope I just don't feel like I've gotten better =/ duncha hate not knowing though, I can't tell if it's constant light CC or candidia -.-

but.. the one thing I read is about the toxins the yeasty beasty releases when it dies in large numbers, makes you REALLY tired, I know one day I binged on jubjub candy, got kinda sick, but then a few days after with no sugar I just CRASHED I was so tired for like 2 days, that's what really makes me think candidia =/

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