The causative agent of the Candida illness is yeasts normally inhabits the digestive system of the humans and are mainly found in the mouth, throat, intestines and genitourinary tract. It itself is a normal part of the organisms that naturally live inside our intestines, and are not parasitic. The Candida albicans and its other strains have got their specific functions in functions inside our digestive tract, one of them to recognize and destroy harmful bacteria. A healthy individual generally has a considerable percentage of Candida albicans as without them we would be defense less against many other pathogen bacteria. However our immune system keeps the proper balance in between the friendly bacteria together and any alteration in relation to the number of the Candida results in either in the weakening of the immune system or other conditions for yeast proliferation occur.
Symptoms of the Candida Illness:
The symptoms of the Candida may be varied. Usually the most common symptoms include infections of the mouth, vagina, nose, and respiratory system. Sometimes besides vaginal infections conditions like severe P.M.S., urinary tract infections, body rashes, acne, and oral thrush may also rise. Other than these allergies to foods, dust, molds, fungus, yeast, inhalants, and chemicals may also be observed in many cases. Generally in the initial stages of the disease the mucous membrane areas of the body may be infected. Some are seen to be more allergic to everything in their environment. Mononucleosis and pneumonia may be noted along with repeated bouts of bronchitis, sinusitis, tonsillitis, and strep or staph infections.
Controlling the illness:
Although it is impossible to eliminate all of the Candida yeast from your body, it is possible to return it to a level at which it ceases to cause the problems. Some of the most the effective steps to control may be listed as improving our diet, reducing our intake of certain drugs and allowing time for stress reduction and relaxation we can gain the upper hand on the yeast. In case of a sexually active person, usage of condoms during intercourse may help in the prevention of cross infection. Sharing of bath towels and other toilet accessories may also spread Candida.