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?
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 Flu-like symptoms Pain in the Joints and Muscles Hyperacidity, Acid-Reflux Blisters in the mouth, tongue, throat Unrefreshing Sleep Back Pain, Discomfort, Problems Thyroid Disease Adrenal Failure Irritable Bladder Syndrome Localized Yeast Issues: Oral Thrush, Vaginal Yeast Infection Prostrate Problems Fibromyalgia Skin Sensitivity in the Sun: Skin Swelling Bloated Stomach/Abdomen 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 Inflammation/Swelling Whitish-like Coating on Tongue Aversion to being Touched or Jumping Crawling Skin Menstrual problems including PMS and Endometriosis Recurrent Yeast infections Recurrent Ear infections Rashes and Dry, Flaking skin Eczema Dermatitis Acne 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) Lupus Hypothyroidism Leaky Gut Syndrome Crohn's Disease Irritable Bowel Syndrome Celiac Disease Chronic Sinusitis Atopic Eczema Alcoholism Autism Seborrheic Dermatitis Tinea Versicolor GI Dysbiosis Adrenal Dysfunction Rosacea Psoriasis Macular Degeneration Barrett's Esophagus Lactose Intolerance Gluten and/or Casein Intolerance Meniere's Disease Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Irritability Depression Anxiety Panic Attacks 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) Paranoia Short-term Memory Loss Problems with Concentration Brain Fogginess Shortness of Breath Dizziness and Balance Problems Sensitivity to Heat and/or Cold Alcohol Intolerance Gluten and/or Casein intolerance Irregular Heartbeat 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 Difficulty Swallowing Projectile Vomiting Anemia Weight changes without changes in diet Light-headedness Fainting 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 Dandruff 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.