Overcoming Candida: Nutritional And Medical Approaches

Overcoming Candida: Nutritional And Medical Approaches

by Sarah Brewer


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OVERCOMING CANDIDA is packed with all the evidence-based advice you need to resolve your symptoms. Dr Sarah Brewer explains how to stop Candida switching from the harmless to the invasive form, and how to boost your immunity against thrush and intestinal symptoms. She reveals the links with irritable bowel syndrome, lactose, gluten and wheat intolerances, and how Candida affects those with ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. She covers the 5Rs nutritional approach to treatment and how to follow an elimination diet, alkaline diet and the more traditional anti-Candida diet. After explaining the research behind vitamin, mineral and herbal supplements, and the best doses to take, she gives an overview of medical treatments.

CANDIDA ESSENTIALS: Where Candida is found, what triggers yeast overgrowth, risk factors, symptoms and medical tests.

NUTRITIONAL APPROACHES: The 5Rs approach: Remove, Reintroduce, Re-inoculate, Repair and Rebalance. Benefits of digestive enzymes, and optimising bile and stomach acid production; How probiotics keep Candida at bay; The role of food intolerance and how to follow an elimination diet, alkaline diet and a traditional anti-Candida diet. Importance of avoiding stress.

NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENTS: Evidence for Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Biotin, Iron, Magnesium, Selenium, Zinc, Artichoke, Caprylic Acid, Co-enzyme Q10, Cranberry, Curcumin, Echinacea, Garlic, Grapefruit Seed, Olive Leaf, Peppermint Oil and Siberian Ginseng.

MEDICAL TREATMENTS: Topical Preparations, Oral and Intravenous Drugs.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781503288485
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 11/20/2014
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 5.06(w) x 7.81(h) x 0.44(d)

About the Author

Dr Sarah Brewer MSc (Nutr Med), MA (Cantab), MB, BChir, RNutr, MBANT qualified from Cambridge University with degrees in Natural Sciences, Medicine and Surgery. After working in general practice, she gained a master's degree in nutritional medicine from the University of Surrey. As one of the few doctors who is also a Registered Nutritionist and a Registered Nutritional Therapist, Sarah expertly explains medical and nutritional facts in a clear and concise way. She is the award-winning author of over 60 popular health books.

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