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Candida and Pregnancy

Candida and Pregnancy   Candida and Pregnancy have an intertwined relationship, as is typical of every aspect of the body. Their connection is easily seen via the impact of candida on the body's bacterial flora and the impact of the bacterial flora on pregnancy. We have seen over 58 [...]

Candida and Pregnancy2022-08-13T08:45:48-07:00

Sweating Your Way To Health

Sweating Your Way To Health An all out body sweat is probably one of the most undesirable experiences that someone would want to have in their daily life, and sweating in social settings is something we all try to avoid, yet sweating is so intimately tied into who we are, that dismissing it altogether would [...]

Sweating Your Way To Health2022-08-13T13:52:47-07:00

7 Ways to Recover from the Thanksgiving Daze

Coming back into your routine after Thanksgiving can be a slow and dreadful process at times, depending on how far off the wagon you fell. We gathered 7 quick ways to give your body (and your psyche) a sure jumpstart. Try following these tips for at least three days and 7 for more impactful and long lasting results [...]

7 Ways to Recover from the Thanksgiving Daze2022-08-13T13:56:49-07:00

Are Your Bacteria Smarter Than Your Doctor?

Are your bacteria smarter than your doctor? Absolutely! Some bacteria are naturally resistant to antibiotics. This comes from past exposures and the subsequent development of resistance. These bacteria are called persisters. They are unaffected by all antibiotics, and theoretically lie dormant in the body. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20528688 Other bacteria produce their own anti-antibiotics - "The bacteria produce [...]

Are Your Bacteria Smarter Than Your Doctor?2022-08-13T14:29:39-07:00

Yeast Infections

At least for the purposes of this post, I'll focus on vaginal yeast infections alone. I usually write about this topic in a broader scope, as both men and women get "yeast" infections, although to be more accurate, they are "fungal" infections. The medical field has done a great disservice by referring to vaginal infections, [...]

Yeast Infections2019-04-15T06:07:39-07:00

What To Expect When Taking Antibiotics

Many people never stop to consider how antibiotics affect them and take them believing that the antibiotics will only do them good and there's no harm or risk. This "harmless" drug however has created a global concern and it's continued use is being questioned at all levels. There is an overwhelming amount of evidence of [...]

What To Expect When Taking Antibiotics2019-04-15T06:07:51-07:00

Service, Service, Service!!!

Dr. McCombs Candida Plan has enjoyed tremendous success over the past 20 years and we've been fortunate enough to play a role in many miracles for patients and customers. Unlike most sites who push pills, we provide science and solutions to serve each person. One area that we take particular pride ourselves in is our [...]

Service, Service, Service!!!2019-04-15T06:07:53-07:00

Candida and Everything?

If you seen the typical list for common symptoms associated with candida, then you're familiar with how complex an issue fungal candida infections can be. As I've been going through the list and documenting the science behind each of these, I've also become aware of the limitation of this list. The research behind candida reveals [...]

Candida and Everything?2017-07-31T19:43:14-07:00

Candida Diets: Part VII: Probiotics

Candida diets and probiotics work well together. As we have discussed earlier, systemic fungal candida results from antibiotic exposure, and the word antib-biotic means "against life." The use of probiotics works to counter the effect of antibiotics, as pro-biotic means "for life." While many diets recommend the use of probiotics from the very beginning of [...]

Candida Diets: Part VII: Probiotics2019-04-15T06:07:54-07:00

‘Hygiene Hypothesis’ or ‘Old Friends’ Theory?

Is it the "hygiene hypothesis" or the "old friends" theory that makes the most sense? From this report on recent papers from the International Scientific Forum on Home Hygiene, it seems like it's just two views from different sides of the same coin. The hygiene hypothesis says that increased levels of hygiene/cleanliness have decreased our exposures to [...]

‘Hygiene Hypothesis’ or ‘Old Friends’ Theory?2019-04-15T06:07:55-07:00
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