(1) KILL OFF YEAST by a special diet (NO starches, NO sugars, NO yeast, and NO dairy products for a period of at least four weeks). *Yeast-killing medicinal herbs and/or drugs MAY be taken as well, but they are optional, short-term, emergency treatment only. The ultimate GOAL is to restore THE BODY'S OWN ABILITY to control its own yeast. This can never be accomplished as long as drugs or medicinal herbs are being used to SUBSTITUTE for the body's proper, natural function.
(2) FLUSH OUT DEAD YEAST with pure water/herbal cleansing teas. Drink plenty.
(3) EAT ONLY RAW, WHOLE, UNPROCESSED FOODS so that the body gets the level of nutrition required to (1) HEAL itself (regenerate tissues damaged by yeast) and (2) KEEP its own yeast under control from this point on.
*NOTE: The short-term, rigid diet alone, although very important, is NOT sufficient to regenerate health and balance. Yeast-killing herbs and drugs may help destroy the yeast colonies, but they cannot, in themselves, lead to the regeneration of the body. Following a whole food, intense nutrition program without adherence to the diet markedly limits success. In sharing with people in all stages of Candida, my experience has been that it takes all three of the above steps to fully recover.
Monday, October 3, 2011
Killing Off Candida
There are three key points to always keep in mind for killing off the candida (aka mold) infection. I've borrowed these points from a Chronic Candidiasis website. The website explains the 5 stages of systemic candida (candiasis) and I would say that I was well into Stage 4 before I just started eating vegies out of desperation. Not the right vegies (more on that in a later blog) but at least the pain and bodily destruction was minimized until, months later, I could finally identify the prob.