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Thomas
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Able900 wrote: Research conducted in 2005, School of Dentistry at the University of Pennsylvania.

Four different antihistamine compounds were tested in order to determine if they possessed antimicrobial activity, in other words if they were able to kill or inhibit the growth of bacteria, fungi, or protozoan.

The exact organisms tested were Escherichia coli, Streptococcus, and Candida albicans.

All four compounds that were tested showed antimicrobial activity against all three microorganisms studied, including Candida.

Thomas, this tells me that an antihistamine is probably just another antifungal, which means that it would destroy the Candida about the same as any strong antifungal but does not change the environment of the intestines bringing about an actual cure. The research also leads me to assume that Candida do not produce antihistamines when you consider that they act in an antimicrobial manner.

Able

Thank you for your answer. I noticed that the symptoms are the same and read that a over histamine production might come from a bacteria activity in the intestines. As Candia is a fungi I wondered if candida might release in its process of eating or dying histamine. To work with the environment is the most logic way to get real healing but to get a break in the suffering would be cool on its way towards healing. When I read all the stuff they put into a antihistamine you dont want to swallow it. Even sugar is in it. I will see if I find some without messing up our diet.

yours Thomas