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Chronic Candidiasis

Also indexed as:Candida Albicans, Candidiasis, Yeast Syndrome
Chronic candidiasis can be hard to spot,as its symptoms are the same as those of a number of other health issues. According to research or other evidence, the following self-care steps may be helpful.

The right diet is the key to managing many diseases and to improving general quality of life. For this condition, scientific research has found benefit in the following healthy eating tips.

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Eat more yogurtYogurt that contains Lactobacillus acidophilus has been reported to have a therapeutic effect in women with vaginal infections caused by Candida.
Eat sugar-free foodsChoose whole grains and unprocessed foods over white flour, refined sugars, and fruit juices that may help yeast grow in the intestine.
Avoid foods like bread and cheeseEliminating these types of foods, which contain yeast and mold, may reduce possible reactions due to sensitivities.

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The information presented in Aisle7 is for informational purposes only. It is based on scientific studies (human, animal, or in vitro), clinical experience, or traditional usage as cited in each article. The results reported may not necessarily occur in all individuals. Self-treatment is not recommended for life-threatening conditions that require medical treatment under a doctor's care. For many of the conditions discussed, treatment with prescription or over the counter medication is also available. Consult your doctor, practitioner, and/or pharmacist for any health problem and before using any supplements or before making any changes in prescribed medications. Information expires June 2015.