The following is a YouTube transcript extract from Dr Eric Berg DC on How to Treat Candida.
Dr Eric Berg DC: YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/@DrEricBergDC
YouTube Video Transcript: https://youtu.be/a9wWC7M0QxI
– Candida is a type of yeast or fungus that can overgrow in the body.
– Normal levels of Candida are present in the mouth, digestive tract, and other locations.
Factors Leading to Candida Overgrowth
– Antibiotics are a significant cause of Candida overgrowth by suppressing beneficial bacteria.
– Approximately 80% of antibiotics are used in agriculture, impacting the food chain and human health.
– Even vegetarians may indirectly consume antibiotics through plant growth in soil treated with animal manure containing antibiotics.
Symptoms of Candida Overgrowth
Candida overgrowth symptoms:
– Cravings for sugar and carbs
– A white tongue
– A UTI (urinary tract infection)
– Bloating and digestive issues
– Sinus congestion
– Skin issues
– Achy joints
– Ammonia breath
Creating an Alkaline Environment
– Candida thrives in an alkaline environment. When you kill your microbes, your pH changes, and you become more alkaline.
– Candida lives on sugar. Factors like excessive sugar consumption, stress, birth control pills, being pregnant, and antacids can contribute to alkalinity.
– Adopting a ketogenic diet and intermittent fasting to run the body on ketones.
– Taking probiotics, including acidophilus, to maintain a balance of microbes.
– Consuming fermented vegetables, oregano oil, garlic, apple cider vinegar, coconut oil, and MCT oil.
– Implementing the mentioned strategies to ensure Candida does not come back.
– Recommends watching a related video on friendly bacteria for further information.
Next Recommended Video
– The next video suggestion is about friendly bacteria, providing additional insights on maintaining a healthy microbiome.
Recommended Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KbLAe1T7mUw
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