Candida

Posted by ggauerke @ggauerke, Jun 27, 2018

Does anyone have any information on how medical doctors treat Candida? Are there any tests that can be run?
Are their medications that work?

@jgalello

@onamission is there brands of supplements for thiamine and vitamin c as well as dosages that you recommend?

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Major brands are, as a group, offering trusted products. Many differ with the form of the vitamin or mineral in addition to the fillers, if used, that may cause a reaction. ConsumerLab offers product testing in addition to indepth information you can utilize to increase your nutritional knowledge.

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@jgalello

@onamission is there brands of supplements for thiamine and vitamin c as well as dosages that you recommend?

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jgalello, I want to return to finish answering your question as I had an interruption. I like Bestvite's Benfotiamine because of minimal fillers and I favor liposomal vitamin C because it lasts longer, offers better absorption and protects against vitamin C irritation. Liposomal delivery increases absorption levels that otherwise would be ineffective. Curcumin is a good example. I also like olive leaf extract by East Park. Dosage is an individual matter depending if it's for maintenance or a health issue in addition to other factors such as weight and age. You would benefit consulting a health care professional for the best levels to use as a Herxheimer or Die-Off symptoms could result from using high levels too soon.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6714268/
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0308814612001744
https://www.thecandidadiet.com/olive-leaf-extract/

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@jgalello

I have been struggling with candida for over 8 years now. At first I thought it was just chronic yeast infections but after going to multiple gyn's and getting no relief i started going to functional doctors. I've been to 4 functional doctors where I have found out I have celiac disease, allergy to casein, adrenal fatigue, and borderline thyroid issues. I've taken nystatin, and tried the candida diet for 3 weeks with antifungal herbs but it just keeps coming back. I am constantly itchy all over by body (vaginal, eyes, ears, scalp, all over). I get red dots on my skin when it flares up usually on my stomach and armpits. I've also been struggling with chronic fatigue, depression and anxiety, I used to work in a sick building where I was exposed to mold and other toxins that showed up on tests. I'm not sure if I have been able to clear the mold and toxins from my body yet and if that is also fueling the candida. I am so discouraged and upset that its so hard to find a doctor who cares to get to the bottom of this. I feel like I'm at the end of the line and don't know where else to go and what type of doctor can help me next. I am starting to wonder if IV therapy for candida is effective and if i should look into that. Does anyone know of any doctors around Baltimore Maryland who specialize in candida? At this point i am willing to travel any where if it means I can find relief from this.

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I’m currently seeing Silvia Hazel, nurse practitioner. She’s getting her functional medicine license soon. She seems to really care to get to the bottom of things.

Kadin Family Chiropractic & Wellness Center

6212 Montrose Road, Rockville, MD 20852

240.430.1004 (office)

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