Five Steps to Treating Candida Overgrowth, Naturally

Most naturopaths will tell you that they spend a great deal of their time with patients treating yeast overgrowth, also called candidiasis, and the persistent physical and psychological symptoms that come along with it. I'm certainly no exception. A day does not go by when I don't have a handful of people coming in with one or more of the telltale signs. Candida albicans is a naturally occurring, and usually benign yeast, that grows in the gastrointestinal tract. When it over-proliferates in the body, though, the symptoms can be debilitating:

o Painful and persistent gas and bloating

o Recurrent yeast infections in women

o Constipation, or diarrhea

o Migraines