Frequent use of antibiotics (don’t forget to factor in antibiotics consumed by animals) is considered the #1 contributor to bad bacteria and the weakening of the intestinal wall, subsequently causing candida. Mothers unknowingly pass candida onto their infants in utero, so often life begins for a baby with their bacteria numbers being out of balance.
Symptoms of candida begin in the intestinal tract and eventually lead to intestinal permeability and allergic reactions. An overgrowth of candida causes faulty digestion. When there is faulty digestion, nutrients cannot be digested or absorbed by the body. 99% of the time, when there is candida, there are allergies. Dr. William Crook wrote a wonderful book on the subject called “The Yeast Connection”. Twenty-five years later, only a few medical doctors know about candida.Read More