The Effects of Prolonged Use of Antibiotics, Steroids, or Birth Control
IF YOU KNOW SOMEONE WITH ONE OF THESE SYMPTOMS, YOU MIGHT SAVE A LIFE TODAY: Have you gained weight? Are you depressed? Been diagnosed with Bipolar? Irritable Bowel Syndrome? Bladder Infections? Yeast Infections? Fibromyalgia? Muscle & Joint Trouble? Fatigue? Bronchitis? Sun Sensitivity? Chemical Sensitivity? Trouble Sleeping? Sinus Problems? Short Term Memory Loss? Brain Fog? Thyroid Disease? Adrenal Failure? Back Problems? Eat a lot of Sugar and Carbs? Ever Crave Alcohol? Are you Bloated? Any Panic Attacks?
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Feel free to share your success stories. And, please email others in the group. We have many people here who are in process of healing! Symptoms of systemic Candida:
GI Tract problems, such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Constipation, Diarrhea
Extreme Tightness in the Shoulders and Neck
Bronchitis/Build up of mucous, feels like a bad cold/allergy that won't go away
Fatigue, an Incapacitating Fatigue, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Sensitivity to Chemicals
Weight gain (Over time you may start to look like the Pillsbury Dough Boy)
Cravings for Sugar, Carbs, and possibly Alcohol
Whitish-like Coating on Tongue
Aversion to being Touched or Jumping
Menstrual problems including PMS and Endometriosis
Recurrent Yeast infections
Recurrent Ear infections
Rashes and Dry, Flaking skin
Skin Discoloration and/or Blotchiness
Allergies and Sensitivities to noise/sound, foods, odors, chemicals
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)
CFIDS (Chronic Fatigue and Immune Dysfunction)
Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS)
Leaky Gut Syndrome
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Gluten and/or Casein Intolerance
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Recurring Obsessive Thoughts
Personality Changes and Mood Swings (irrational rage or crying for no reason - fear of talking to people, any kind of confrontation, isolation)
BiPolar Disorder (Candida is a bi-polar look alike)
Short-term Memory Loss
Problems with Concentration
Shortness of Breath
Dizziness and Balance Problems
Sensitivity to Heat and/or Cold
Gluten and/or Casein intolerance
Painful Gas and Abdominal Bloating
Low-grade Fever or Low Body Temperature
Numbness, Tingling and/or Burning Sensations in the Face or Extremities
Dryness of the Mouth and Eyes
Weight changes without changes in diet
Muscle Twitching and Muscle weakness
Restless Leg Syndrome
Low Sex Drive and/or Numbness in the Genital area
Chronic Sinus Problems and Headaches including Migraines
Chronic Dental Problems
Visual disturbances may include blurring, sensitivity to light and eye pain.
Chills and Night Sweats
Jock and Rectal itching
Chronic Athlete's foot
Chronic Toenail and Fingernail fungus
Ringing in the Ears
This Group is for anyone who is or has suffered from Systemic Candida, knows someone who is or has suffered from Systemic Candida, or wants to learn about Systemic Candida. I am almost better now, and if you haven't found your way yet, we can help! Also see my new website for my new non profit, www.atlanticjourneytowellness.com, to raise awareness of this debilitating condition that affects so many.
Systemic Candida is an illness which compromises the immune system. This can be caused by taking too many antibiotics, steroids, birth control pills, combined with poor diet and nutrition, too much sugar, alcohol, and too many white carbohydrates like rice, potatoes, flour, pasta.
This is a condition which is not recognized by conventional doctors, and it is being misdiagnosed as it masquerades as many different types of illnesses, including mental illnesses like depression and Bipolar, Thyroid, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Irritable Bladder Syndrome, Adrenal Failure, Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue, and includes many symptoms such as panic attacks, weight gain, joint problems, short term memory loss, sensitivities to chemicals and perfumes, and many more.
Holistic Medicine recognizes this illness. It is best to be seen by someone in Integrative Medicine to be diagnosed and treated. However, most people end up self diagnosing and self treating due to how confusing this condition is to doctors. That's if they are lucky.
Help is needed to increase the awareness of this illness. I was just saved from a worse fate, and would like to organize a group to provide support to each other, raise awareness in the general public, and help others find their way to health.
After losing three jobs, my sanity for a while, my home, and my eight year relationship, I am finally on my way to a new beginning. While lying in bed recovering from this illness, I started a business, and a non-profit.
My purpose in life now is to get the word out to prevent others from suffering, get my non profit off the ground, and to inspire others to help.
I have had this hanging on my wall for some time, by Emily Dickinson:
Hope is the thing with Feathers, It perches in the Soul, It Sings the Tune, Without the Words, And never stops at All.
If you haven't found it elsewhere, you may have just found hope.