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My Insomnia started at around the same time when I discovered that I am suffering from Candida.
Mine was an extreme case as I could not sleep for 4 days & nights continiously and had to go to the ER. I have shared my storey in the past and you can find it by Searching but A part from many other tests they prescribed me Sleep medicine which helped me a bit.
6 months have passed and I have been on Candida ‘s Strict diet for over 5 of them. My weight loss is now under control, and Candida is in fairly good control but the sleep issues are still there and I am still on Sleep Medication but get very broken fragmented sleep every night and get terrible headaches during the day. Cannot even doze off for 1 minute. I have also been diagonosed with severe Sleep apnea and have had 2 MRI’s done to my head to be sure that there is nothing else wrong there as the Doctors really don’t believe in Csndida as something serious.
So a part from the protocol medication I have also been taking Prescription Sleep Medicines(Am trying a combination of 2 these days) and also Nystatin for the Thrush(White stuff is almost gone but the Tip of my tongue is still very sore and red).
My advice is not to take sleep issues lightly as deprivation of it can drive people insane.
You can try some Natural stuff like Melatonin, or Valerian or 5 Htp or even Ashwagandha if they work great otherwise get some prescription stuff.
If you need any further help then please feel free to ask me.