How to Recognize and
Overcome Yeast Overgrowth
(a Surprisingly Common Chronic Illness)
Candida Albicans is a single-cell fungi that lives, often harmlessly, on your skin and in your intestines (and, women, in your vagina). However, as part of the family of yeasts, candida cells can multiply rapidly and if your system is out of balance it can easily grow out of control.
As many as 80 million Americans may suffer from yeast-related problems, and about 70% of these are women.
According to the National Candida Centers, “The bacteria to yeast ratio in a healthy person is about 10:1, so in a normal bowel everything lives in a nice ecological balance. The problem comes when your “inner ecology” gets off balance through a variety of causes … The bowel becomes vulnerable to other opportunistic microorganisms seeking a new home. With no healthy probiotics