approximately_me;50580 wrote: Hi all, I was wondering if anyone might give me their thoughts on something.
Though I continue to see improvement in my candida symptoms (all I have left is some visual stuff and some oral thrush), over the last six weeks my chronic migraines returned and became increasingly worse. At first I was really confused because I didn’t see any increase in any other of my symptoms which, in fact, continued to improve.
In the last week, however, I found the cause for them: water kefir. Or at least the kefir, if it’s not the root problem, is triggering them.
I should mention that since early June I’ve typically drank about 4L of the stuff per day (and seen lots of improvement). However, now when I drink it I shortly thereafter acquire a migraine. If I don’t drink any, by the end of the day the migraine is gone or significantly diminished.
I haven’t yet been tried to see if milk kefir, kombucha or sauerkraut likewise affect it, but I want to over the next couple days. I do think that foods high in prebiotics (ie. oat bran) may also make the migraine worse.
My assumption is that I’ve drank too much kefir and I’ve caused an overgrowth of some bacteria or yeast other than candida which is causing gut inflammation and, in turn, the migraine.
Or could it be an allergy (I’ve never had any kind of allergy before…)?
What are your thoughts on what is happening here?
Do you think I should stop drinking it altogerther? I’m worried that if I do, my yeast problem will return. But at the same time, the migraine is brutal.
Any thoughts would be much appreciated.
If anything is giving you migraines you should probably stop consuming it.
Water Kefir is not needed to cure yourself. There are dozens of ferments to try out. My favorites are Milk Kefir, Sauerkraut and Kombucha. I will also do Kim Chi soon.