Candida

Description: 

Candida Albicans is one type of yeast that is found in small quantities in everyone's gut. However, in certain circumstances (stress, antibiotics, hormone replacement, the pill) an overgrowth of Candida can develop and symptoms such as flatulence and bloating and other symptoms may result. There are many other strains of Candida and yeast that can cause problems in the gut.

Other Common Names: 

Candidiasis, Thrush, Yeast Infection.

Symptoms: 

Itchy Rashes, Rashes, Oral Thrush, Genital Thrush

Additional Symptoms: 

Tiredness, Head Aches, Bloatedness, Fatigue, Aching joints,  Foggy brain feeling.

Possible Causes: 

Candida infections can be caused by many factors. A common cause of Candida is the use of antibiotics or other pharmaceutical medications which may allow the yeast overgrowth to take hold but there are also many others including stress, a high level of alcohol consumption, poor diet and general ill health can all contribute. It's important to note that it's a fairly common condition so common in fact that 75% of women will develop some form of yeast infection over the course of their lives. There are many products that will clear up Candida infections as well as preventative measures that you can take up to avoid further infections.

Associated Diagnostics: 

Health conditions such as candida are complex and have many contributing factors, some conditions may be managed through diet and nutrition, whilst others may require one or more tests.
If your symptoms indicate the need for testing we will select the correct diagnostic protocols for your condition.
Candida Antibody Profile, Comprehensive Digestive Stool Analysis includes Parasitology