What is Candida and Thrush?

Thrush is caused by an overgrowth of candida albicans, this yeast normally exists in small amounts within a controlled balance in the vagina, mouth and digestive tract. Candida albicans is an opportunistic pathogen that will take advantage of an imbalance of microorganisms in your gut microbiome. Based on research published in the Journal of the German Society of Dermatology, Candida albicans overgrowth may be responsible for 50 to 90 percent of Candida infection and could be at the root of some chronic disease [1].

Candida and Thrush - Deakin Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine Centre in Deakin, Canberra, Sydney, RozelleYour gut microbiome plays a crucial role in the health of your digestive system and it's balance can easily become disrupted allowing colonies of candida albicans to expand rapidly until they control a large portion of your gut, this causes candidiasis. Read more

Why is Chinese Medicine effective in helping manage Candida and Thrush?

In Chinese medicine candidiasis is caused by "dampness", this illustrates the oriental concept that moisture can become pathogenic and manifest in symptoms such as excess mucous, oedema, cysts, tumours and it provides optimal conditions for opportunistic microorganisms such as yeast, viral, bacterial or parasitic infections.
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Does Thrush affect fertility?

Cervical mucous disorders can reduce the chances of conception. Healthy fertile Bernice Lowe offers Acupuncture fertility, IVF support, Pain Relief in Deakin, Canberra, Sydney, Rozelle
mucous nourishes and facilitates the movement of sperm towards the egg causing fertilisation. READ ON >

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