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soul wrote: i had history of sinus, tonsillitis, chronic fatigue (feeling tired even after 9-10 hrs sleep) in early 20s. I had jock itch when I was around 18/19 and treated soon after that.
My sinus and tonsillitis was gone when I was around 26.. by then my lifestyle was pretty healthy, with at least gym 4-6 times a week. I eat snacks/food like museli, yoghurt, chamomile tea, apple cider, No fried food, no french fries
I’m a man at in late twenties now, and only recently aware and discover I may have candida overgrowth, by trying the spit test and having the symptoms. Have not done any blood/stool test.
My diet mainly consist of milk ,chicken, eggs, lotsa rice/noodle (in asia) and coffee (2 cups a day min)
On top of that, I had supplements to keep me running with my demanding job, which I think one of it was a ‘energy pill’ (consist of high caffeine, ginseng, ginko)
Now the symptons I have presently are fatigue, brain fog, poor memory/concentration, unexplained constipation and diarrhea in the same week, abdominal pains, cotton cheese thrush like on tongue and beneath foreskin.
I went to the doctor to diagnose , who couldn’t gave me a clear verdict and assume I do not have a yeast infection but prescribe me 1 week of Nizoral (anti fungal pill) if I ever think i have it in my intestine.
I started to take the medicine and started the candida diet at the same time, by cutting carbs (rice) and sugar and caffeine totally.
Breakfast : 3 eggs + salad + yoghurt w almond nuts (add probiotic powder)
Lunch : Salad + fruits or fruit juice (strawberrry/wheatgrass/greenapple ..etc)
Snack : Almond nuts/ detox tea, chamomile tea
Dinner: Salmon and broccoli
I may use grapeseed oil, mixed dried herbs, fresh thyme, black pepper whenever I get to prepare my meals at home
At the same time ,I choose organic supplies if I can except for meat (not available here)
Day 1 – 4
I experience blood shot eyes, and my face look dull and tired, sleepy and had to shut down to nap while work (perhaps lack of caffeine)
* Add supplements, Garlic pills, Pau D’arco, Fish oil omega 3 & 6, chorophyll, 3 bil probiotic 4 strains + korean ginseng & spirulina occasionally
My stool are whole green due to abundant of greens + chorophyll supplement. Passing motion now feel … different , no constipation so far
One of those day, my stools made the bowl water .. cloudy with mini pods floating on top (could be parasite or just undigested dried herbs that I ate)
Finished my Nizoral, did my spit test, it was the same, cloudy saliva at the bottom
From my toilet bowl watching.. stool appears to have white stuff ,size of a 5 mm attached to them.
Brain fog and poor concentration still haunts me at work with constant mistakes made 🙁
Desperate for a meal, I fix my meal at the sushi deli with a “cha soba, with sashimi”
Taste so good ! .. opps, But I just ate *soy sauce and *wheat flour in them
Its so difficult to maintain such a diet in a asia country where everyone eat rice/bread/noodle with greens/meat stir fried with seasoning, soy sauce,sugar. A healthy organic store that sells salad and juice cost me 3 times the price of a regular meal and sadly not filling enough.
I find difficulty to have lunch with colleagues or any social gathering that involves having coffee/drinks/heavy dinner. Starting to look like a freak when I am only eating shell fish, spinach, salad but not pasta, rice . Very depressing and felt wanting to quit my job to start a real cleansing from the start. At the same time, I can’t resume my gym routine and go back to gaining muscle mass due to lack of energy now. I have lost 2-3 kg of whatever water retention, old stool, fat/muscle but I dont like how i look now.
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