Target Your Yeast Infections & Candida-Related Concerns—Unique 4-Step Program
This 2-hour workshop will examine symptoms, causes, and outline solutions—so that you can begin to improve your health and wellness immediately—by what you eat, how you live, and the educated/knowledgeable lifestyle choices you make.
This 2-hour 4-Step Workshop will—
- ¨ Examine the causes and symptoms
- ¨ Discuss what is happening to your body with candida
- ¨ Review medications and effects—review alternates where available
- ¨ Outline a complete diet and nutrition plan—including what to eat and drink and when
- ¨ Teach stress relieving meditations and easy relaxation practices
¨ You’ll receive a copy to take home of Nutrition and Steps to Wellness Guide for Candida.
For information on our workshops or to schedule a consultation/more details, please contact us.
About Candida Albicans
The definition of Candida and Candida Albans, according to Stedman’s Medical Dictionary, is as follows:
CANDIDA – A genus of yeast-like fungi commonly found in nature; a few species are isolated from the skin, faeces and vaginal and pharyngeal tissue, but the gastrointestinal tract is the source of the single most important species, C. Albicans. C. ALBICANS, thrush fungus; a species which is ordinarily part of man’s normal gastrointestinal flora, but which becomes pathogenic when there is a disturbance in the balance of the flora or in debilitation of the host from other causes; resulting disease states may vary from limited to generalized cutaneous or mucocutaneous infections, to severe and fatal systemic disease including endocarditis, septicemia and meningitis.
– Stedman’s Medical Dictionary, Williams & Wilkins, 1978, page 237
How Candida Albicans breaks down the body
In simple English, what this means is: Candida or Candida Albicans are yeasts present in the gastrointestinal tract and normally in perfect balance with the good bacteria. However, for a wide variety of reasons the delicate balance of the bacteria in the GI tract becomes disturbed and the area becomes overrun with yeast. Many believe this balance is primarily upset by the use of: antibiotics (antibiotics kill off the friendly bacteria that keep yeast in check), anti-ulcer medication, steroids, the birth control pill, emotional unresolved trauma, mercury fillings and a diet too rich in refined flours and sugars.
Once the balance becomes disturbed, it leads to some or all of the following symptoms: a constant flu like feeling, constant exhaustion, frequent colds and bronchial problems, loss of libido, menstrual or prostate problems, skin irritations, food and environmental allergies and sensitivities, lack of concentration, memory problems, unexplained depression and anxiety attacks, gastrointestinal problems ranging from heart burn to constipation to irritable bowel syndrome to bloating, gas and stomach aches, urinary problems, arthritis, rheumatism, athlete’s foot, moles and warts, ear and eye infections, thrush in the mouth or vagina, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, and a low immune system to name but a few of the potential symptoms that can develop.
As you can see the problems that can develop from the presence of yeast can be quite overwhelming, however, they can all be treated and health can be restored.
Yeast Elimination—Being Candida Free
The process of eliminating yeast from our body is a three-fold action plan:
- the diet needs to be changed in order to eliminate the food that yeast lives on.
- taking homeopathic or natural remedies that not only kill off the yeast, but boost the body’s defense mechanism and help to cleanse and detoxify the body.
- re-establishing the optimal balance of friendly bacteria, which we want to encourage.
In summary, Candida or what many of us call simply yeast infections start in the digestive system/your GI tract. Our body’s balance can be upset by diet, stress and trauma, medications —even antibiotics or what our fillings are made of. We notice not only yeast infections, but unexplained fatigue, frequent colds, bronchial or flu-like symptoms, skin problems, anxiety, disturbed sleep, gastro-intestinal issues, menstrual and prostate concerns, loss of libido… the list goes on. Most of us don’t know how to manage this common health problem, let alone begin to fix it—but diet change is the first place to start.
The concept of what to eat can be simplified by determining how serious the individual’s condition is. There are five categories. Remember, these are not all inclusive and are presented here as a guide.
Category #1 – the individual is probably not experiencing any major discomforts or ailments but may once in a while not feel 100%. This person would benefit from a modified yeast-free regime to prevent future problems and to fine tune the occasional imbalances. However, it is not essential.
Category #2 – the individual is beginning to experience small irritations and occasional discomforts such as: digestive problems, PMS, food and environmental sensitivities and allergies, headaches, fatigue, sinus and bronchial problems, anxieties, canker sores in the mouth, thrush in the vagina or mouth, athlete’s foot, an itchy groin in men or women, vaginal discharge, mild skin irritations.
Category #3 – the individual is experiencing a number of problems on a weekly basis such as: gastrointestinal problems, hormonal imbalances, food and environmental sensitivities and allergies, headaches, fatigue, sinus and bronchial problems, anxieties, occasional sleep disturbances, pain and discomfort in the joints and limbs, canker sores in the mouth, thrush in the vagina or mouth, athlete’s foot, an itchy groin in men or women, vaginal discharge, skin irritations or has had surgery on an organ.
Category #4 – the individual may be suffering sleep disorders including difficulty going to sleep and/or waking up during the night, depressions, constant fatigue, pain and discomfort in the joints and limbs, temperature fluctuations, eye-sight problems, chronic gastrointestinal problems such as constant constipation, presence of cysts, endometriosis, irritable bowel syndrome, colitis, ulcers, kidney stones, serious skin conditions, migraine headaches, nightmares, elevated sugar or cholesterol problems, high or low blood pressure, arthritis, and rheumatism.
Category #5 – the individual has been diagnosed with a serious heart condition, HIV, AIDS, Cancer, MS, Parkinson’s or any other life-threatening condition.
Just as each category can determine the level of problem, there is an ideal diet for each category. We hold workshops from time to time (as outlined below), designed to help individuals improve their options and fight back against Candida. Individual consultations are also available. Please contact for more information.
For more information on our workshops or to schedule a personal consultation/more details, please contact Alex Gellman.
Candida Albicans Hotline: 416-456-4357