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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

Candida Questions

Here are three common questions that we get about Candida.   1) How Do I Know I Have Candida? Dr. McCombs analysis of the research, dating back to 1949, shows that if you’ve ever done antibiotics, you’ll have systemic fungal candida. Most people however, won’t have any symptoms of fungal candida infections. Studies that have [...]

Candida Questions2019-04-15T06:07:25-07:00

Fat Brain – Fat Planet: How Antibiotics Are Driving Global Obesity

candida drives inflammation and obesity Antibiotics are driving global obesity? With obesity of the planet escalating and close to 40% of the population being obese, scientists may have finally found the reason for the global obesity epidemic in the widespread use of antibiotics. Antibiotics have been known to cause weight gain in animals and humans [...]

Fat Brain – Fat Planet: How Antibiotics Are Driving Global Obesity2019-04-15T06:07:27-07:00

Sugar Cravings and Candida

Sugar is a comfort food. It's part of most people's reward system training during childhood, as sweets are always being given to us to reward the behavior adults want us to demonstrate as children. When we are adults however, we take control of that reward system and become both the giver and receiver. This often [...]

Sugar Cravings and Candida2019-04-15T06:07:29-07:00

Candida, Crohns, Ulcerative Colitis, and IBD

Candida, Crohn's, Ulcerative Colitis, and IBD share a common origin. One of the main reasons that fungal candida is related to over 100 conditions and diseases is via its ability to promote chronic inflammation in the body, and inflammation is tied to most every condition. Although fungal candida can spread throughout the body in a [...]

Candida, Crohns, Ulcerative Colitis, and IBD2019-04-15T06:07:30-07:00

Infertility and Candida

Over the past 20+ years,we've been privileged to see over 54 women, diagnosed as being infertile, go on to have successful pregnancies and healthy babies. As a father and a practitioner, I can't think of a better result than this. It can be devastating to a couple to find out that they won't be able [...]

Infertility and Candida2019-04-15T06:07:31-07:00

Candida and Inflammation in the Athlete

Candida and inflammation in the athlete There’s a certain sense of loss in realizing that the best of each us is being eroded away, or lies wasting away, as hidden potential within the cells of our bodies. The gradual erosion of potential is often found in cases where there is an underlying imbalance [...]

Candida and Inflammation in the Athlete2019-04-15T06:07:32-07:00

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Candida

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and candida are realities of the antibiotic era. In an earlier post that looked at the long-term consequences of antibiotic use in creating chronic, ongoing levels of inflammation in the brain, I discussed the science of how such changes can eventually lead to conditions such as Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, dementia, Multiple Sclerosis, Autism, and [...]

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Candida2019-04-15T06:07:33-07:00

ANTIBIOTICS: More Harm Than Good

The concept of antibiotics doing more harm than good is not something that most people would ever think of. After all, they are handed out daily by doctors to millions of Americans. Many children receive antibiotics at least once a year and most animals are given massive doses as an accepted ritual in commercial livestock [...]

ANTIBIOTICS: More Harm Than Good2019-04-15T06:07:33-07:00

Heart Disease and Candida

 Heart disease and candida have been shown to go handin-hand sometimes. Candida's involvement in heart conditions typically includes endocarditis, peritonitis, pericarditis, and myocarditis, but can also include lesser heart problems and manifestations. The primary effect produced by candida on heart tissue is through increased levels of inflammation, as seen in the "-itis" designation of the [...]

Heart Disease and Candida2017-07-31T19:45:37-07:00
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