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Wow, congratulations on a healthy comeback…Good for you for all the lifestyle changes. I hear very very good things about The Hippocrates Inst.
What got me to the doctor was that terrible throat pain! It started over a month ago and got progressively worse. I also had this excess mucous in my throat that drove me nuts at night.
I was diagnosed with Laryngopharyngeal Reflux (Silent Reflux) this past week. They gave me the typical prilosec and I’ve decided NOT to go that route. I started thinking about candida just today! I think there def may be a connection as I was on very heavy doses of antibiotics 2 years ago for an infection that got into my blood, was actually hospitalized. Since then I have gained 30 lbs and have had sugar cravings-big time.
I decided to go with Garden of Life 5 Day Max care it has 400 billion CFU, raw probiotics and a product called Candex (heard its remarkable for Candida) Also doing bentonite clay in the A.M., Deglycyrrhizinated Licorice (DGL), high quality digestive enzymes, raw apple cider vinegar (ACV) and small amounts of baking soda 45 minutes after my meals. I am also waiting for D-Limonene to come in the mail, read cool things about how it can line and protect the esophagus…
I presume the whopping challenge for me will be the diet adjustment… I have not eaten well consistently for a long time and I LOVE wine and beer! UGH. Just started my little protocol today but will report back now and again.
Good luck and cheers to your health advancements!