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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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Are you experiencing pain or tenderness in either of your legs? Such pain, especially in the calf muscles, can be a warning sign of blood clots. Other warning signs include leg swelling, shortness of breath, and change in skin tone (unusual redness). If you experience any of these symptoms, see your Health Coach immediately because blood clots, if left untreated, can be fatal.

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Do you tend to eat high-fat foods on a regular basis? If so, you may want to make walnuts part of your regular food intake, as well. That's because walnuts are one of the best food sources of omega-3 oils. High fat foods can raise cholesterol levels and increase your risk of heart disease. Omega-3s help to lower cholesterol and reduce heart disease risk. According to research conducted in 2006, walnuts were found to be even more effective than olive oil - another excellent source of omega-3 oils - for counteracting the unhealthy effects of high fat foods. That's because they are rich in a type of omega-3 oil known as alpha-linolenic acid, which is known to improve circulation and help protect the integrity of the arteries. Read more health tips...
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Nearly all of us experience gastrointestinal upsets from time to time. Often they are not serious. But, since you've indicated that your problems have been increasing lately, I recommend that you meet with your physician because GI problems can be signs of more serious health issues, including cancer. continued inside...

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