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glamourgirl
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Date Joined Apr 2008
Total Posts : 460
   Posted 11/5/2008 10:49 PM (GMT -6)   
Has anyone looked at this website?  http://www.candidasupport.org/
 
After taking the test, I fell into the moderate category.  It's something I've been questioning lately (the whole candida thing) and I'm wondering if I should buy these products?  I've tried so many "miracle" products and I'm afraid of another disappointment.  I've never tried anything for candida though.  In the last year I get frequent UTI's, yeast infections, along with my UC symptoms.  I'm not sure if the UTI's and yeast infections could be a result of being on 6MP though.  Sooooo many questions, just want this disease gone! :)
Female, Age 37
 
Diagnosed w/c.diff 7/02 when pregnant w/1st and only child during 2nd trimester(wasn't on antibiotics)
C.diff flare within weeks of delivering baby 1/03
Diagnosed with UC 2/03
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Current Meds:
75mg 6-MP
Entocort
Cortenema as needed
Ferrex Forte
Acidophillus
Sacchromyces Boulardii 


ucwarrior
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Date Joined Jul 2008
Total Posts : 298
   Posted 11/6/2008 2:04 AM (GMT -6)   
Candida overgrowth can be fought with many common household items like garlic, oregano, virgin coconut oil, biotin. Teas like PauD'arco and chammomile can be useful too. Try them before you spend any money on pricey all-in-one packages.

You will have to avoid refined sugars, breads and white starches (food for candida) during the cleanse. When candida is dying you will go thru a process called "die off" where the yeast gives off toxins and makes you feel like crap for a few days. (pun intended)
Diagnosed w/ Ulcerative Colitis in 1995
32 years old
Living med free  
Currently in remission  


princesa
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Date Joined Aug 2007
Total Posts : 2204
   Posted 11/6/2008 10:23 AM (GMT -6)   
Candida and other bad gut flora play a key role in digestive disease. Frequent yeast infections are certainly a sign of a problem and being on immunosuppresants or steroids compounds the problem. I agree with ucwarrior in that there are many things you can try - both natural supplements and pharmaceuticals - that can be helpful. My personal experience with Threelac was not positive.

If you want to learn more about candida, I highly recommend the book Candida-Related Complex: What Your Doctor Might Be Missing:

http://www.amazon.com/Candida-Related-Complex-Doctor-Might-Missing/dp/0878339353/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1225984923&sr=8-1

And here's a site with links to all types of other Web sites on candida you might find helpful:

http://candidapage.com/


Diagnosed with ulcerative colitis spring 1999.
 
Maintenance dose sulfasalazine.
Probiotics, l-glutamine and fish oil caps. George's aloe vera juice. Oregano oil antibiotic, antiviral, antifungal. Long-term remission with only minor blips.
 
 

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