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I've read on this forum that candida overgrowth can cause behavioral and psychiatric flare symptoms that can be mistaken for a typical PANDAS. And now, after several of these flares I'm starting to think what I thought of as PANDAS has really been Candida all along, or at least on several occasions. Questions-- 1) what are the behavioral/psychiatric symptoms associated with candida overgrowth? are they different than a strep induced PANDAS flare? 2) from my description, do you think she has candida, if not, what else could it be? 3) any treatment recommendations for candida overgro
Hello everybody ! I'm so glad I found this forum and i've been researching about the candida overgrowth for the past week. I had a couple of question about the die-off reaction that people have when they start taking natural medication or Nystatin. I suspect my tics could be caused or increased because of this. My tics started to appear when I was in college after I had a huge yeast infection on my skin. Anxiety followed, chronic sleep, ocd etc. I also hae yeast infection down there that started happening a lot. I never had tics before, and it's only simple motor tics since it appeared (3
My doctor wants us to try Oral IG. It is the IVIG used but not with needles, We are told to give him a childs does of Pepsid to stop stomach acid and the oral amount is small & given every other day for many months. It is expensive $600. a month and I am fully aware of that. Background: My son is 3.5yrs old, and is in & out of being with us.He has some OCD, it used to be EXTREME. He talks some but not conversationally. He did 20 days of Cefdinir 2 different times. On both occasions he did speak conversationally. And permanently lost some of his worst OCD & separation anxiety s
I came across this site today and thought it was timely, given recent discussions on probiotics, yeast and gut health http://heal-thyself.ning.com/profiles/blogs/overwhelmed-where-to-start There are tons of blogs here on diet, treating candida, making your own probiotics, how to interpret gut health from studying stools...lots of good stuff. The one thing I caution is that some of these posts are a few years old - long before 23andMe could tell anyone whether certain things were "good" or "bad" for them. One post raves about epsom salt baths and how they are a "must" for everyone. But