There is a link between Candida and Cancer
Candida produces many toxic byproducts including a carcinogen called acetaldehyde both candida and cancer feed off sugars, simple starches and alcohol. Both are white and thrive in an acidic body. The PH in the centre of a solid tumour is acidic. Sugars, simple carbohydrates, alcohol all metabolise to an acidic ash.
Most of us have candida overgrowth and we don`t realise it.
Candida is a yeast fungus found naturally in the mucosal membranes in our digestive tract, mouth, throat, intestinal tract, the female genital tract and on our skin, and it is kept in check by other healthy microbes. It is an opportunistic fungus that easily gets out of control and can double its colonies rapidly and invade many parts of your body including your blood. When their natural predators are diminished candida flourishes and produces dozens of toxins that may cause immune system dysfunction over time and potentially causing an autoimmune response over time. Candida is anerobic meaning it thrives without oxygen, it teams up with other harmful bacteria and viruses to encourage a more toxic environment in the body, it is white in colour and loves an environment with diminished competition. Candida feeds and thrives on sugars, yeasts, and starches. A Candida albicans overgrowth can set up a cascade of health problems it may be the the starting point of many diseases, ear infections for example. Exposure to antibiotics and steroids through animals foods and pharmaceuticals. 56,000 studies on candida have been cited on PubMed. Antibiotic use worldwide has increased by 36% between year 2000 and 2010. Antibiotics can wipe out 100 trillion bacteria in 5-7 days, Candida can then take over within 52 hours.
In babies, candida overgrowth may exhibit itself as diaper rash, eczema, colic, interrupted sleep, white film on the tongue or thrush, excessive crying or even digestive disturbances where the child becomes intolerant of the formulas. In older children, crankiness, hyperactivity, sugar cravings, tantrums and high susceptibility to colds and flus are all strong indicators. In these cases, children begin developing sensitivities or allergies to foods and may even develop asthma. As the child gets more vaccinations, the increased mercury intake helps candida thrive further. The extended use of antibiotics for infections and steroids, such as cortisone for asthma, also suppress the immune system.
Current research suggests Candida may trigger coeliac and Crohn`s disease, auto immune diseases, allergies, asthma, dermatitis. Candida is often the underlying cause for chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, irritable bowel syndrome, environmental exposure syndrome, and central sensitization syndrome. Candida even effects the brain, and can be the precursor to many different mental illnesses from depression to schizophrenia. In other words, when the immune system goes belly up, Candida is almost always a major factor, if not one of the few basic causes, and yet this connection is often overlooked or ignored. Some medical doctors also believe there is a link between candida and cancer, candida and autism.
Candida Creates a Biofilm
A biofilm is created when free-floating microorganisms attach themselves to a surface and create a colony. about 80% of of human infections that affect the gut, mouth, lungs, gentials, heart, teeth, eyes, ear and skin are caused by bio-film associated microorganisms. Candida forms a biofilm around human cells and blocks the hormone receptors such as insulin, leptin, ghrelin, reproductive hormones, thyroid hormones, and interferes with energy production.
Candia alibicans overgrowth contributes to more than 125 diseases and imbalances in the body:
- Acid reflux
- Acid Reflux
- Aggressive behavior
- Angular cheilitis
- Athlete’s foot
- Autoimmune conditions
- Bladder infections
- Blisters in mouth
- Blood sugar imbalances
- Body odor
- Brain fog
- Chemical sensitivities
- Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
- Concentration difficulty
- Crohn’s Disease
- Denture stomatitis
- Excess mucus
- Fluid Retention
- Food allergies
- Food cravings
- Frequent colds
- Frequent infections
- Fungal infections
- Genital rashes
- Gluten allergies
- Heart disease
- Hormonal imbalances
- Immune system dysfunction
- Inflammatory Bowel Disease
- Inflammatory Bowel Syndrome
- Irregular menstruation
- Itchy skin
- Joint pain
- Kawasaki Disease
- Lack of mental clarity
- Leaky brain
- Leaky gut
- Memory problems
- Mood swings
- Multiple sclerosis
- Muscle pain
- Myalgic encephalomyelitis
- Nail fungus
- Penile itching
- Poor concentration
- Poor memory
- Prostate enlargement
- Rectal itching
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Sexual dysfunction
- Sinus problems
- Sore throat
- Sugar cravings
- Swollen joints
- Urinary frequency
- Vaginal infections
- Visual problems
- Weight gain
- White coating on tongue
If you are experiencing allergies, depression, slow healing, a weak immune system, dizzy spells, brain fog, insomnia, migraines, or any autoimmune problems such as chemical sensitivities, unexplained fatigue, muscle aches, joint pain, or similar symptoms, get the Candida that is in your body under control and know that eating well, eating a truly healthy diet is essential for keeping Candida at bay.
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