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  Candida - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Candida is a comedic play by George Bernard Shaw published in 1898 that satirizes socialist reformers in the Church of England.
In Latin, candidus, candida means clear and white, with the whiteness of pure quartz rather than the whiteness of chalk (albus).
Candida is a commune in the province of Avellino in southern Italy.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Candida   (157 words)

Candida Related Complex, often called “the yeast syndrome” is the group of symptoms that develop from an overgrowth of Candida Albicans in the human body.
Candida is a yeast-like, fungal organism that is present in small amounts in the digestive tract.
Once candida succeeds in establishing heavy colonies, it can cause no end of difficulty, anything from the familiar manifestations of candida such as thrush, with its white coating of the mouth or anus and monilla with its itching, white vaginal discharge to diaper rash, colic, asthma, acne, depression, arthritis, multiple sclerosis, autism, alcoholism or allergies.
www.thehealingpartnership.org /candida.htm   (1366 words)

 Candida   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Candida albicans is a type of parasitic yeast like fungus that inhabits the intestines, genital tract, mouth, esophagus and throat.
Candida is one of those difficult to diagnose diseases because it has many symptoms that indicate other ailments.
A variety of gynecological symptoms are possible with candida, the most common one being a vaginal yeast infection characterized by itching, redness, irritation, and a cheesy, white discharge.
www.mcvitamins.com /candida.htm   (1253 words)

The response of selenium-deficient mice to Candida albicans infection.
The effects of selenium deficiency on the responses to Candida albicans infection were examined in mice.
Candida infections secondary to impaired immune function might also contribute to the dermatitis of biotin deficiency.
www.ithyroid.com /candida.htm   (1481 words)

 Candida Control   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Candida is a genus of yeastlike fungi which reproduces by budding and is generally found in trace amounts in the mouth, skin, intestinal tract, and vagina of normal individuals.
When a Candida infection involves the mouth or throat, which usually occurs in infants and young children who have been on antibiotics, it is characterized by the formation of white patches and ulcers and is frequently accompanied by fever and gastrointestinal inflammation.
Candida is a persistent yeast which is difficult to clear from the body.
www.theherbspecialist.com /save/candida.html   (2225 words)

 Candida Esophagitis - The Body
An infection frequently underestimated in HIV infected women, is Candida esophagitis, (a yeast infection in the esophagus).
It is closely related to thrush (a yeast infection in the throat) and Candida vaginitis (a yeast infection in the vagina) and the only difference is it's location in the esophagus--the tube that connects the mouth with the stomach.
Common symptoms of overgrowth and dissemination of Candida in the esophagus are: painful swallowing, pain behind the breast bone, a sensation of food sticking in the chest, and nausea.
www.thebody.com /wa/winter95/candida.html   (1110 words)

 Candida (Candidiasis)
Candida - is a polymorphic yeast, i.e., yeast cells that hyphae and pseudohyphae are produced.
While Candida albicans is the most abundant and significant species, Candida tropicalis, Candida glabrata, Candida parapsilosis, Candida krusei, and Candida lusitaniae are also isolated as causative agents of Candida infections.
Candida albicans most often affects the crop, although the proventriculus (muscular stomach) and nontriculus (glandular stomach) may be affected as well.
www.avianbiotech.com /Diseases/Candida.htm   (897 words)

 Candida Page (C. Albicans/Yeast Infection)
Jann Weiss reports on the connection of Candida Albicans to the aldehyde detox pathway and the therapeutic use of Molybdenum, a mineral supplement that activates the enzymes that metabolize nitrogen, sulfite, and some aldehydes.
Karen Tripp: Candida Recovery is a page on how she recovered from candida and did it on a 40 day program from a naturopathic doctor in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.
Candida News from Richard Cannon of the University of Otago in New Zealand.
www.candidapage.com   (1912 words)

David McCluggage, D.V.M., C.V.A. Candida albicans is a yeast (similar to a fungus) that commonly grows in a bird's digestive tract.
Candida is very common in the environment, so birds will often ingest small numbers of the yeast, but never develop any problems due to their natural immunity.
Candida is very hard to eliminate once it has become systemic, so a persistent and effective therapeutic program should be used.
www.wellvet.com /candida.html   (2254 words)

 Candida and Probiotics homepage
This site has been posted by a patient to provide information about chronic candida, a group of symptoms which appears to be caused by the overgrowth of the yeast Candida albicans in the gastrointestinal tract.
Candida is a yeast-like fungus that causes superficial infections of the mucus membranes, such as vaginal yeast infections.
Because candida infection is very common, and probiotics may be effective at preventing candida overgrowth as well as reversing it, candida is a good target pathogen for future probiotic research.
www.phototour.minneapolis.mn.us /candida   (939 words)

 Fungal Infections (Candida): Online References For Health Concerns
Candida infection of the skin usually occurs between the fingers, toes, around the anus (Candida albicans is commonly found in feces), and on the penis.
Perlèche is a candida characterized by cracks and tiny cuts at the corners of the mouth, a condition often caused by ill-fitting dentures (Braunwald DE 2001).
Lab studies have revealed that candida is especially sensitive to a purified extract of garlic known as allyl alcohol, which produced oxidative stress inside the yeast organism and inhibited its growth (Lemar KM et al 2005).
www.lef.org /protocols/prtcl-028.shtml   (2340 words)

 Candida Infections, Yeast Infections, Thrush
Its cause is an overgrowth of the organism Candida Albicans.
Candida is a genus of yeast like fungi that are commonly part of the normal flora of the mouth, skin, intestinal tract, and vagina.
When the Candida bacteria present as a mold in the intestines, and the rhizomes penetrate the walls of the intestines, and the endotoxins from the Candida overgrowth begin to invade the rest of the body, then the meaning of "Polysystemic Candidiasis," begins to take a very new meaning.
pages.prodigy.net /naturedoctor/candida.html   (2603 words)

 Candida Cures
The biological terrain for candida is a simple one, they tend to proliferate when the body's pH is out of balance, so often, the removal of them is to alkalize by taking plenty of baking soda, such as 1/4 teaspoon of baking soda twice a day, mixed with water.
Candida albicans optimum growth pH is a 4, but it can grow between pH 3 - 7, however most hospital's antiseptic is usually acid which makes it rather ineffective in the killing and the spread of candida albicans.
The elaboration of extracellular proteolytic activity by Candida albicans during growth in laboratory broth or in human whole salivary supernatant was investigated.
www.earthclinic.com /CURES/candida.html   (5151 words)

 Candida Species
Candida is a yeast and the most common cause of opportunistic mycoses worldwide.
Candida is a member of normal flora of skin, mouth, vagina, and stool.
Although they are the members of the same genus, the various species do have some degree of unique behavior with respect to their colony texture, microscopic morphology on cornmeal tween 80 agar at 25°C (Dalmau method) and fermentation or assimilation profiles in biochemical tests [1303].
www.doctorfungus.org /thefungi/Candida_spp.htm   (860 words)

 Candida and Probiotics Website - Candida albicans and candida infection
Disseminated Candida infection is usually determined by the presence of candida in the blood, and is potentially life-threatening.
Candida vaginitis can occur as a side effect of antibiotic use, which reduces the normal protective microflora of the vagina.
"Ecology of Candida albicans gut colonization: inhibition of Candida adhesion, colonization, and dissemination from the gastrointestinal tract by bacterial antagonism." Infection and Immunity 49(3):654-663, Sept. 1985
www.phototour.minneapolis.mn.us /candida/candida.html   (812 words)

Even if you take a drug to kill candida throughout the body, which by the way, is not good for your liver, the candida rapidly grows back because there is plenty of room and the right environment in the intestines for it to do so.
And the surviving candida organisms that regrow are the ones resistant to the drugs or herbs or oils or whatever is being used to kill them.
When the invasive fungal form of candida penetrates the gastrointestinal mucosa, it breaks down the boundary between the intestinal tract and the rest of the circulation in the body.
www.auntbarbies.com /candida.htm   (3772 words)

 Ask Dr. Z - Holistic on-line alternative Candida help!
The overgrowth of Candida in the intestinal tract is affecting at least one third of the people in the United States.
Candida is harmless when it is in balance with the other organisms that live in the intestinal tract.
One of the worst offenders affecting gut flora, and the growth of Candida Albicans, is the repeated and prolonged use of broad-spectrum antibiotic drugs.
www.drz.org /asp/conditions/candida.asp   (1143 words)

 scdiet.org - SCD Web Library-natural remission of Crohn's, Colitis, IBD
Candida is a stubborn little fungus that creates a number of toxins in your blood stream, including manufacturing alcohol.
Candida growth is promoted by the consumption of many of the things that are proscribed by the SCDiet.
Now Candida Albicans is a nice guy as long he is the minority, but as soon as he gets into position, he will change and grow ROOTS in the gut.
www.scdiet.org /4faq/candida.html   (2803 words)

 Candida (genus) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Candida grows in the medical laboratory as large, round, white or cream (albicans is Latin meaning 'whitish') colonies on agar plates.
Candida infection may be a problem in HIV positive patients receiving antifungal drugs.
One of the most common Candida infections is oral candidiasis caused by acrylic dentures, especially in elderly denture wearers (Samaranayake and MacFarlane, 1990 (Oral Candidosis).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Candida_(genus)   (224 words)

 National Candida Society - Symptoms
Candida is the popular term for candidiasis (yeast overgrowth) - a condition first identified by American physicians in the 1970s.
The popular perception is that candida is the consequence of antibiotics usage.The medical profession dismisses this as fantasy, saying that antibiotics could not have that effect in a healthy individual.
Candida is not just the result of a faltering hormonal system, as it in turn aggravates the situation by binding to hormones, making them incapable of arriving at their target sites.
www.candida-society.org /ncs/symptoms.htm   (529 words)

 Experienced Candida Support -Threelac Yeast and Thrush infection Treatment
Candida research shows that when our immune systems are compromised, this normally helpful yeast can "morph" from being a beneficial yeast into a harmful fungus.
Candida is an imbalance in the body that is "cured" when the body re-claims its natural balance.
Its importance to the Candida sufferer is two-fold: it offers anti-inflammatory properties to heal the gut, which has often been damaged by the fungal rhizomes (the "legs") of the invading candida -causing Leaky Gut Syndrome.
www.candidasupport.org   (4247 words)

 www.ModernHerbalist.com Expert in Alternative Candida Treatment.
Candida albicans yeast (as well as several other strains of candida) overgrowth is frequently a significant underlying, if not causative, factor in so many of today's most common health disorders.
Candida albicans, a naturally occurring strain of yeast, occupies a place in the normal microbial ecology of the human intestinal environment, as an organism responsible for the neutralization of certain species of harmful gut bacteria.
Candida albicans yeast is found in low concentrations in healthy intestinal systems, where it performs its normal, health promoting functions assisting in the maintenance of ideal intestinal flora levels.
www.modernherbalist.com   (417 words)

 Candida Yeast Infections Alternative Medicine Natural Solutions
Candida is actually a mold which inhabits the body, generally arising in the colon.
Candida albicans is a yeast-like fungus that normally lives in healthy balance in the body, found mostly in the intestines, genital tract, mouth, and throat.
Candida therapy starts with eliminating their energy foods from the diet, killing the fungus with various remedies, cleaning the intestinal walls, rebuilding the intestinal walls and rebalancing intestinal flora.
www.shirleys-wellness-cafe.com /candida.htm   (12625 words)

 Candida - Toxins Of Candida - Candimint - Candimint Oil - Center For Pc Hope
Candida albicans are yeast cells living among bacterial flora present in the gastrointestinal tract, mucosa, esophagus, small intestine, and on the body surface.
Under normal balanced conditions, Candida is controlled by beneficial bacteria and our immune system; it requires a high sugar diet, a weakened immunity and low levels of beneficial bacteria to become problematic in the colon and mutate into an organism capable of spreading throughout the body.
If you have Candida, you will see strings (like legs) traveling down into the water from the saliva floating on the top, or “cloudy” saliva will sink to the bottom of the glass, or cloudy specks will seem to be suspended in the water.
www.nutrition2000.com /candida/default.asp   (1637 words)

 Candida   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Candida infections can occur in the mouth, vaginal area, urinary tract, prostate gland, skin, fingernails and toenails, as well as in other areas of the gastrointestinal tract.
Removing the candida from your body might cause you to discover sensitivities or intolerances to foods that you never knew you had.
While support from a fellow candida sufferers can be very helpful in adhering to the diet, it is wise not to compare food tolerances,especially if the severity of the candida overgrowth differs among you.
www.drtoth.com /Candida.html   (1542 words)

 Candida Albicans Candidiasis Information for Candida Albicans Candidiasis Management
Candida Albicans is a yeast that lives in the human digestive system.
The immune response is decreased and allows the Candida previously present in normal amounts to begin to overgrow.
Candida Albicans is particularly noticeable in diabetics as they have higher glucose levels.
www.crohns.net /Miva/education/candidiasis.shtml   (1287 words)

 Candida (candidiasis, monilia, thrush, yeast infection). DermNet NZ
Candida is the name for a group of yeasts (a type of fungus) that commonly infect the skin.
The name ‘candida’ refers to the white colour of the organisms in culture.
Candida depends on a living host for survival.
www.dermnetnz.org /fungal/candida.html   (288 words)

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