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ItsMyTurn
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Someone please remind me what this is again? It isn't a real thick coat but it is there.
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It means you now have a yeast infection. That is yeast growing (called thrush). With every swallow, it goes into the stomach and into the entire gastrointestinal tract.
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What can I do about it?
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here ya go!! [Smile]

Excellent probiotics:

VSL#3
http://www.vsl3.com/order.asp

Theralac
www.theralac.com

Whatever you take, take at least 100 CFU's per day. Wish someone had told me that 10 yrs ago!


Candida Diet and Elimination:
http://flash.lymenet.org/ubb/Forum1/HTML/021412.html

http://www.wholeapproach.com/diet/

YEAST SYMPTOMS:
http://flash.lymenet.org/ubb/ultimatebb.php/topic/1/104816#000000

Stymielymie's thread
http://flash.lymenet.org/ubb/ultimatebb.php/topic/1/104860#000015


DIET, DIET, DIET is the key. Then, be sure to follow the 5 step plan outlined below. It was developed by my naturopath. It works.

"Successful control and elminiation of a Candida Albicans overgrowth requires a multifaceted program as described below. Failure to follow ALL the steps simultaneously will result in slow progress and will lengthen healing time significantly. The program should be tailored to the individual and must balance the need to eliminate the Candida and deprive it of its food source while insuring proper nutrition for the individual."

Five Steps to Candida Elimination:

1. You must starve it into submission by eliminating its food source.

2. You must kill it with anti-fungal herbs and supplements. [e.g....garlic, onion, caprylic acid, Pau D'Arco capsules or tea, clove, grapefruit seed extract, olive leaf extract, oil of oregano, tea tree oil, Echinacea, Goldenseal, black walnut, MSM, barberry root, uva ursi, neem leaf, biotin]

3. You must reestablish the proper balance and quantity of probiotic bacteria in the digestive tract. [...multi-strain lactobacillus acidophilus and bifidus capsules with FOS should be taken between meals to maximize repopulation of the digestive tract by beneficial bacteria.]

4. You must reestablish proper levels of all B vitamins (yeast free) and utilize other immune enhancing supplements to boost immune system function. [e.g ... B complex vitamins (yeast free), biotin, beta 1-3 glucan, colostrum, maitake mushroom, vitamins A, C, E, zinc and selenium]

5. You must cleanse and heal the digestive tract to promote proper elimination of toxins and Candida and assimilation of nutrients. [e.g...chlorophyll, MSM, omega 3 fatty acids found in flax seed and salmon oils, GLA found in borage, evening primrose and black currant oils. Pantothenic acid, digestive enzymes between meals]

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You're awesome TuTu.
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You could try swishing with 1/2 hydrogen peroxide and water. It will get really bubbly in your mouth. Then brush your teeth. Sometimes I will put more hydrogen peroxide on my toothbrush to brush my tongue afterwards. Then I rinse my mouth with water. Makes my mouth feel really fresh. Tongue looks great!

This would only work if you have a minor film on your tongue. If you have a thick coating you probably need an RX like Nystatin liquid, or Diflucan.

It's best to try to prevent the yeast. You can use the hydrogen peroxide + water rinse as a preventative. Also diet is important. There are other good mouthwashes that can help too. One I like is Jason Healthy Mouth Mouthwash.

Take care [Smile]

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Thanks, sammy!! I've only had thrush once and my Dr gave me Oravig. Cleared it up in one day.

and thanks for the kudos, IMT!

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TuTu,

That link no longer connects but, instead says they've changed links.

Candida diet and elimination:
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Oh, I see what one problem may have been. In the link you posted, there was a ] attached to the link.

Without that added ] bracket, it goes through. Whew !

Candida diet and elimination:

http://flash.lymenet.org/ubb/Forum1/HTML/021412.html
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I'm not clear on step 1.


Eliminate its food source? What does that entail?

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Eliminate SUGAR and CARBS... all starches. Yeast FEEDS on it. Thanks for pointing that out. I never thought it would be unclear. But I guess it is!! [Smile]

Thanks keeb.. I'm working on it.

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Is this why I am so bloated? But shouldn't I go after parasites first? I am so confused.
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Yes, it is!! You can treat both at the same time, but you need to be on the anti-yeast diet the entire time you are on abx.

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Burrascano lists the foods you must eliminate to keep from getting yeast. It is near the very end of his Guidelines document.

It is called the anti-yeast diet. Follow it strictly the entire time you treat lyme and while trying to eliminate yeast.

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