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Holistic Treatment for Candidiasis (Systemic Yeast Infections)

Candidiasis, also known as candida, affects millions of Americans, many of whom unknowingly suffer from this condition of yeast overgrowth. Along with food allergy, with which it is often interrelated, candidiasis is one of the most commonly overlooked or misdiagnosed chronic disease conditions in America, and is responsible for a host of symptoms, including gastrointestinal disorders, chronic fatigue, depression, allergies, and low immune function. It is precisely because of this wide range of symptoms that candidiasis so often goes undetected.
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Food allergies and sensitivities are among the most common chronic, yet undiagnosed, health problems today. If you think you might be allergic or sensitive to some of the foods you enjoy eating, here is an easy test that you can perform at home to find out. A few minutes before you eat, when you are relaxed and sitting down, take your pulse with your fingers, counting the number of pulses that occur over 60 seconds. Then eat a bite of food to which you think you might be allergic or sensitive. Then take your pulse 20 minutes later. If your second pulse reading exceeds your first reading by ten points or more, most likely you are allergic or sensitive to that food. For more accurate results, perform pulse test with the same food on consecutive days.

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Did you know that the spiritual practice of giving a prayer of thanksgiving before you eat also has health benefits? It's true. Pausing to "say Grace" before you eat helps to "quiet" your body and mind, which in turn helps to optimize digestion. Read more health tips...
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There are five parameters, or risk factors, that define Syndrome X, which is also known as Metabolic Syndrome, Reaves Syndrome, Insulin Resistance Syndrome, Dysmetabolic Syndrome, and "pre-diabetes." You must have three out of the five risk factors to be accurately diagnosed with Syndrome X. continued inside...

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