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    Given below is the full anti-candida protocol that I have recommended to many people over the years with severe Candidiasis and it has worked quite well. The last person that took the full protocol(and nothing else) given below, cured herself of candida, GERD, oesophigitis, thyroid nodules(hypothyroid), insomnia, gastritis, kidney stones, uterine fibroids and hiatus hernia.

    This protocol also tends to shock many people — because it is so big. Generally the people who have severe candidiasis will tend to do this protocol out of sheer desperation because they have tried everything else — even modern medicine — and nothing has worked to rid the candida. Many people I have so far helped live in other parts of the world like the Far East where I now live. And the majority of the people I’ve helped and cured had already moved from the obese stage(excess weight gain) of systemic candida to the final and dangerous catabolic body wasting stage(losing weight rapidly) that is also a particular characteristic found in the endstages of other auto-immune diseases like cancer, lupus, heart disease, diabetes, hepatitis and HIV AIDs.

    In my own experience, I have also found the following to be the greatest enemies and hinderance against curing systemic candida: lack of knowledge and incorrect thinking, bad eating habits/poor lifestyle and personal convenience.

    This protocol is almost completely based on Ted from Bangkok’s many remedies for fungal/yeast problems(found on EarthClinic.com). I also had systemic candida 7 years ago and got rid of it(and all my other significant problems) using his approach and his remedies — I’m 62 years old and feel about 35 y o now. All I’ve done here has been to present his remedies against candida and put them in some sort of understandable order with reasons.

    I will also be putting up other alternative remedies and approaches for ridding candida that I have researched in due course and when time allows.

    Anti-Candida Protocols

    Remedies that Directly Attack Candida(Mandatory)
    I must stress here — to avoid any confusion — that not all of the attack remedies below should be used. These are just options for you. Furthermore, if recommendations are needed for clarity’s sake — I have also personally found that using the alkalizing, Lugol’s Iodine and borax combo very useful at curing candida problems. But if these nutrients are hard to get — just use another combination from below of your own choice.

    * Supplementing with at least 50 mgs to 100 mgs of 5% Lugols Iodine per day – 8 to 16 drops a day(or as much as you can stand without problems) in split doses taken four times a day(not at mealtimes) in a glass of water. Iodine will also help to balance your hormones because it supports the thyroid and is also able to remove dangerous halogens like fluorine and bromine from your body. Lugol’s Iodine also chelates heavy metals like aluminium, cadmium, lead and mercury from your body and this is very beneficial. LI also kills 90% — 95% of all known pathogens – including candida.You can also use Kelp as the iodine source – but this does not really give sufficiently high amounts of iodine/iodide needed to kill the candida in my opinion.

    * Drink 1/4 teaspoon of Tetrasodium Borate or Borax(1/8 tspn for women) in a litre of water throughout the day. Take this protocol for 5 days on then rest for 2 days. So, 5 days on, 2 days off with the Borax. Borax is the ultimate anti-fungal, also good for bones and helps to balance the hormones as well as chelates and removes fluoride from the body. Borax affects your male hormones or androgens in a viagra-like manner, which is why you must rest for 2 days — to avoid gland over-stimulation.
    http://www.earthclinic.com/Remedies/borax.html#TBF

    * Sodium Molybdate or Molybdenum. Take at least 900 mcg Molybdenum a day. Sodium Molybdate kills candida and also removes the debilitating candida aldehyde poisons from the body via the aldehyde dehydrogenase enzyme pathway(needs molybdenum) in the body — this will help to remove symptoms like nausea, flu-like symptoms, aches and pains, brain fog and lethargy problems.
    http://candidapage.com/aldehyde.shtml

    * Hydrogen peroxide (food grade) I just use a capful of 3% HP in one litre of water a day when I need it. HP kills bacteria,viruses and fungi and it also helps greatly to clear and unblock the lymph glands. Sometimes I splash 3% HP all over my body, this kills everything bad topically as well as being absorbed quite well transdermally into my body by this method. Very potent against all forms of bacteria, viruses and fungus. Do not use Lugol’s Iodine together with Hydrogen Peroxide in the protocol – they tend to neutralize and cancel each other out – so just use one or the other in your protocol. See this link:
    http://www.earthclinic.com/Remedies/hydrogen_peroxide3.html#CF

    [indent]Caveat: Although HP is highly useful — it does have its downside. Some people get nausea, migraine headaches etc when they supplement HP. HP also inactivates or neutralizes and depletes antioxidants in the body because of its pro-oxidant effects. I always prefer to use lugol’s iodine against candida because it isn’t as complicated to use as HP. But if lugol’s iodine cannot be found or used — use HP as recommended and increase anti-oxidant intake at the same time.
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    * Take Ted’s Lime/Lemon + baking soda + water alkalizing Remedies at least 2 times a day as recommended. I used mainly the ACV, lemon or lime as well as just the sodium bicarb with water alkalizing remedies which also act to kill candida. These alkalizing remedies create the worst possible environment for the candida while simultaneously creating a healthy body terrain. Also take the Baking Soda with water remedy on it’s own throughout the day and one hour before bed – this will help you get a good nights sleep. If you have problems with this remedy, then use Ted’s Carbicarb remedy — this is more balanced and incorporates potassium to balance any sodium issues. Potassium citrate can be taken to more directly aid intracellular alkalization.See this link for the alkalizing remedies:
    http://www.earthclinic.com/Remedies/alkalizing_formulas.html
    http://www.earthclinic.com/CURES/candida4.html#TEDS

    * Methylene Blue(MB). You can buy this at any aquatics or fish supply store. It is used to get rid of fungal and bacterial infections on fish. Also used throughout the last century as a successful anti-malarial. Taking MB on its own will turn your urine green and the whites of your eyes blue, but if you take at least 1000 mgs Vitamin C with the MB, these side-effects will not occur. Dosage: 4 – 6 drops of a 0.1% solution of MB in a full glass of water once or twice a day. Do not take MB after 3 or 4 o’clock in the afternoon – it gives you alot of energy so you will not be able to sleep, MB is a deep acting anti-fungal that is able to penetrate the blood/brain and blood/bone barriers of the body. MB is also a marvellous mitochondrial super anti-oxidant for your brain — gives you lots of energy.
    http://www.earthclinic.com/CURES/www.earthclinic.com/Remedies/methylene-blue.html

    * Pau D’Arco(Tabebuia impetiganosa). This is a very effective herb against candida with a solid and useful reputation as an effective anti-fungal. This is best taken as a tea or capsule(1000 mgs twice a day). See this link:
    http://www.rain-tree.com/paudarco.htm

    Body Detox(Mandatory)
    * Detox and get rid of heavy metals from your body. Due to diet and if you’ve taken medicinal drugs for any length of time your body will have an accumulation of heavy metals. To get rid of these problems just drink green tea 2 or 3 times a day and eat Cilantro 3 times a week in salads. You can also use Sodium Thiosulphate to get rid of heavy metals, arsenic, cyanide and chlorine. ST also removes excess chlorine from the body. ST will get rid of heavy metals over time. Use 6-10 drops of 10% ST solution in a full glass of water daily. Heavy metals create an ideal acidic environment for candida as well as for nanobacteria. See link:
    http://www.earthclinic.com/Remedies/sodium_thiosulfate.html

    * Chlorella – Also for detoxing heavy metals and for mineral support.

    * Using Lugol’s Iodine in the protocols is also the best way to detox fluoride and bromide from the body and will also help to remove heavy metals like aluminium, lead, mercury, cadmium and arsenic from the body.

    Additional Support with Vitamin and Mineral Supplements(Optional)

    * Vitamin C – Taken in the more alkaline form of Sodium Ascorbate — at least 1000 mgs three times a day. Vit C is an anti-oxidant and also chelates heavy metals from the body as well.

    * Magnesium — Taken as Mag Chloride, Mag Citrate or Mag Gluconate. Dosage: 250 mgs twice a day. Magnesium Oil(40% water 60% magnesium chloride) cab also be used transdermally. Magnesium is involved in over 300 major enzyme and coenzyme body processes and also gets rid of any staph or strep bacteria quite well. Magnesium Chloride is the best form of magnesium to take in my opinion. See this link:
    http://curezone.com/art/read.asp?ID=49&db=5&C0=74

    * Take at least 2 tablespoons of Virgin Coconut Oil(VCO) per day with meals to help constipation and intestinal issues. VCO contains mainly medium chain saturated acids, very protective for the intestines, liver and blood. Contains lauric acid, caproic acid, capric acid, caprylic acid and myristic acid — these act as anti-microbials helping to destroy the candida as well as protecting the intestines from any further external microbial invasion. I don’t use vegetable oils anymore, I cook only with VCO now. See this link for the benefits:
    http://coconutoil.com/research.htm

    * Zinc gluconate or zinc acetate – Helps to support the immune system. 25mgs – 50mgs taken for one week, then take this dose once a week thereafter.

    * Natural Sea Salt or Fulvic/Humic Acid. Both of these will act in the same way as absorption synergists as well as helping to create a healthy intestine and help to supply other important and much needed micro-minerals to your body. See these links:
    http://www.earthclinic.com/Remedies/sea_salt.html
    http://www.earthclinic.com/Supplements/fulvic_acid.html

    * Selenium – 200 mcg twice a day at mealtimes. Selenium helps remove mercury and supports the liver and thyroid. There is no need to take this dose if you are also already tking the recommended liver support(which includes selenium).

    * Vitamin B3 – as niacin or niacinamide. Dosage: 500 mgs twice a day. Be aware of the “niacin flush” effect if you take the niacin form. Niacin is anti-candida and supports the liver, digestion and is relaxing for the body.

    * Take B50 Complex three times a week – this is beneficial for digestion and will also help fight candida. It also acts synergistically when higher dose B3 is also supplemented.

    Liver and Kidney Support(Optional)
    * Take herb supplements like Chanca Piedra, Milk Thistle or Dandylion because the candida die-off will create a big strain on both your immune system and the liver/kidneys which will have to clear the dead candida debris and toxins from your blood. Think of this as taking out the candida trash. This die-off will give you flu-like or liverish symptoms and perhaps some diarrhea. You will probably feel much worse before you feel better. Accept this and work your way through it as this should disappear once your body gains control again. If you have actual liver damage then taking Milk Thistle(1000 mgs twice a day at lunch and dinner) in combination with Alpha Lipoic Acid(300 mgs twice a day at lunch and dinner) and Selenium(200 micrograms twice a day at lunch and dinner) will help to support the liver and kidneys. See this research here –
    http://www.askdrdesilva.com/hepatitis.html

    Candida Protocol Guidelines
    At the barest minimum, candida sufferers should essentially use the following strategies in their protocols:

    * Use at least two or three of the remedies that directly attack and kill the candida if you can. Alkalizing, Lugol’s Iodine and borax in combination are my own unquestioned favourites for killing off candida because this combo has worked so well for me in the past.

    * Always use the alkalizing remedies.

    * Use protocols that remove and detox all heavy metals, halogens (fluoride, bromide, chorine) and other chemical poisons from the body. Poisons drag down the body’s immune system, they acidify the body and create the perfect environment for candida.

    * It is also strongly advised that all the vitamin and mineral support nutrients be taken in their proper orthomolecular dosages as stated above. These nutrients help to address other metabolic issues that may also contribute to and exacerbate candida problems. I also tend, whenever possible, to buy the pure powder forms of vitamins and minerals because these forms are pure and contain no fillers, additives or caking agents.

    * Liver and kidney anti-oxidant support is also advised in cases where there is a heavy or severe die-off or detox effect, which tends to stress the liver and kidneys thus causing nausea and flu-like symptoms.

    * Stop taking antibiotics !! Antibiotics will kill all the beneficial bacteria in the gut and helps to create acid intestines and dysbiosis via a condition called the Antibiotic Syndrome. This is highly beneficial to the spread of candida.

    * The Anti-Candida Diet is a no-brainer when you ask yourself, “How did I get candida in the first place?”

    Understanding Detox or Die-off Reactions(The Jarisch-Herxheimer Effect)
    It has been my own experience that people will always get an initial die-off reaction when moving onto an anti-candida protocol such as this one. A die-off or a detox reaction is due to either large amounts of candida debris or mycotoxins and/or heavy metals or halogens being released into the blood which will cause particular stress on the immune system, liver and kidneys. So liver/kidney and immune support may well be necessary to help reduce or alleviate the die-off/detox symptoms(which is included in the protocol). A reduction in anti-candida dosages may also be required for a while to make the die-off or detox bearable for the user during the healing crisis as well. When people are infected with systemic candida and attempt a cure – they should always expect an initial period of time during which they may feel considerably worse due to these die-off and detox reactions. This die-off reaction is actually a good sign and proves that the protocol is working against the candida. This die-off or Herx reaction will vary from person to person and its duration will completely depend on the extent of the candida infection and will also depend on the current health state of each individual at the time. This detox or Herx reaction is completely normal and is medically recognized and will last until the candida debris and poisons are reduced and removed from the body and will also depend on when the immune system once more is able to dominate and control the body’s health again.

    Essential Anti-Candida Diet(Mandatory)
    1. NO SUGAR. No means NONE — no ifs or buts!! Candida, viruses, bacteria and all pathogens all feed off sugar, which promotes their rapid growth and spread. When too much sugar is eaten constantly everyday, this habit also works to greatly lower the immune system’s capability to fight disease. Cancers grow in the presence of fructose found it fruits and to survive they need glucose.

    2. Greatly reduced Carbohydrate intake. The Western diet is effectively an energy dense but nutrient deficient diet in terms of minerals and vitamins. Therefore for sugar-loving diseases like cancer and candida, carbohydrates are banned because they so easily convert to sugar in the body. If you can, eat carbohydrates that have a low glycaemic index, which are digested and absorbed slowly in the body and which do not cause high sugar spikes in the body which tends to brings down the immune system and feed the invading pathogens as well. Also beware that Glycemic Index doesn’t measure the type of sugar so is not a perfect measure or guide to go by.

    2. No junk food allowed. Contains way too much refined salt, MSG, vegetable oils and other additives. All bad.

    3. No vegetable oils in the diet. Vegetable oil oxidizes fairly quickly on the shelf from sunlight and very rapidly at high heat because they are polyunsaturated (weak chemical bonds) fats. Most RBD vegetable oils nowadays are also now made from an unnatural chemical process. As far back as 1962, Dr Denham Harman, a Nobel Prize winner who discovered the anti-oxidant nature of vitamins, proved and concluded in his famous experiments feeding mice vegetable oils with their food, that chemically processed vegetable oils or polyunsaturated oils significantly contribute to causing cancer. So, better to use a saturated fat like virgin coconut oil(VCO) or even grass-fed lard for cooking — saturated fats are more stable oils that do not oxidize easily and are also good for you. Many vegetarian websites quote The Okinawan Diet as their reason for just vegetables being good for you — which is inaccurate. If you read the book, The Okinawan Diet — which carefully defines this diet through their research — the Okinawans generally used pork offal and pork fat in all their healthy cooking — and, in their pre-WW2 diet they never used whole grain bread, olive oil, soy milk, apples, and yogurt as many articles suggest. When I had systemic candida and started taking coconut oil, my bad constipation and bloating issues disappeared in about two weeks and my bowels became regular again. VCO is very healthy for your body and intestines. I only ever cook with VCO now and VCO has actually helped me to lose weight. Since the 1960s, baby-foods have been using only coconut oil in their cooked products and those in hospital with intestinal trauma are usually always fed with food cooked in coconut oil now. VCO helps to protect the intestines and the body and is also anti-bacterial, anti-viral and anti-fungal. The reason for avoiding vegetable oils is because most contain hydrogenated fats or trans fatty acids and these should instead be replaced and supplemented in the form of Omega 3 fish oil or hemp oil which is not chemically processed or heated.

    4. No soda pop. Apart from containing sugar, high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) fructose and aspartame, sweet soda drinks also contain carbonic and phosphoric acids as well as halogens like fluorides in their mix — all of which only works to greatly acidify your body. HFCS also contains mercury and also contains poisonous chemicals like glutaraldehyde — which is normally used as a poisonous industrial cleaner.

    5. No Sweeteners allowed — no aspartame, sucralose or saccharine. These are excitotoxins (aspartame) which helps to destroy your CNS. In our bodies, aspartame metabolizes to formaldehyde and methanol which is also a poison. In the old days people used stills to make their own illicit distilled alcoholic beverages and if they were not careful in their process methanol would form. It is also well known that wood alcohol or methanol is poisonous and that as little as 10 ml would be enough to cause permanent blindness in humans. Aspartame is also acidifying. Sucralose is chlorinated hydrocarbons and, in tests, it causes shrunken thymus, enlarged kidneys, abortion, low fetal weights, as these areas are all sensitive to chlorine compounds in hydrocarbon forms. Saccharine, even a moderate dose, can increase significant incidence of tumors in people with cancer.

    6. Eat chicken, fish and meat in small amounts. Proteins — meats — eaten in excessive quantities are acidifying and, as we get older, our body has difficulty digesting them. It should preferably be partially cooked to ease the breaking down of proteins.

    7. No baking products like bread, cakes, pastries, etc. In the 70s the FDA, in their wisdom, allowed the use of bromide and bromates in bread-making instead of iodine. Bromine weakens the immune system and encourages acid body. Wheat also contains alloxan, a poison which can help to destroy the pancreas and cause diabetes over time. Wheat also contains gluten.

    8. In your diet, include using a handful of raw, chopped coriander leaf or cilantro in a salad three times a week and drink green tea 2-3 times a day. Maintaining this regimen for a month will remove most heavy metals successfully from your body.

    9. No canned products in the diet. Bisphenol A — or BPA — is contained in all plastic linings of canned products and is very bad for you. It acts as a psuedo-estrogen — a female hormone — and upsets hormone balance, therefore weakening the immune system.

    10. No Calcium which means no dairy products — no milk, no cheese, no yoghurt etc. Avoid all calcium fortified foods. Excess calcium encourages acidity throughout the body and particularly in the tissue cells where it tends to cause myalgia pain. In 1970 the recommended calcium to magnesium ratio was 4:1. Then it became 2:1 in the 1990s. I’m guessing that, probably in another 10 years, these same RDA experts will recommend a calcium to magnesium ratio of 1:1. Ted recommends taking no Calcium supplementation in your diet because western foods are all over-fortified with calcium now. Calcium causes acidity inside the cells when taken in excess and when magnesium is lacking in the diet. Magnesium regulates Calcium in the body.

    11. No Fruits. In general most fruits contain citric acid and sugar — especially the citrus fruits. In a healthy body that can cope with the acid and sugars from fruits it is fine to eat fruits in moderation. But if you are ill with an acid-loving and sugar-loving disease like candida or cancer then any acid or sugar food like fruits will actually promote spread because eating fruits uses up your alkaline body bicarbonates during digestion. This further weakens the immune system, increases blood acidity and helps diseases like cancer to dominate the body. You can eat fruit extracts that don’t contain fructose, such as red wine extract, grape seed extract, etc.

    12. No Monosodium Glutamate (MSG) allowed for the same reasons as aspartame. The antidote to MSG is taurine amino acid which is mainly found in fish. See this link on MSG.

    13. Avoid GMO foods. The most common GMO food is actually wheat. But there is also soy GMO. All soy products which are made from a chemical process — including soy sauce, tofu etc. are not allowed. But any soy products made from a natural and organic fermentation process are allowed. If you buy soya products like soya milk, make sure it is organic and contains soya flour. But if it contains soya protein then it has been made from a chemical process and also might be GMO (especially in the US).

    14. Avoid distilled water and tap-water. Distilled water is “dead water” — it completely lacks any important body minerals that natural spring-water contains. If you drink distilled water, this will actually act to pull important minerals out of your body during digestion. Tap-water nowadays — due to water shortages — is now re-cycled and chemically processed from sewage (especially in cities) and stored in reservoirs that are fed with water tables polluted with agricultural fertilizers and pesticides, so goodness knows what evil goodies tap-water contains. Enough said I think. Drink fresh mineral or spring water or create your own mineral water instead. You should always drink 1 — 2 glasses of water at mealtimes. This helps digestion and will improve your urine conductivity reading, provided your body minerals are in balance.

    15. Use Sea Salt rather than refined table salt for all your cooking and eating needs. Sea salt contains many beneficial natural minerals, is alkaline, and also aids nutrient absorption and acts like a protective anti-biotic in the body which helps to protect the intestines and liver. Sea salt is also far more alkaline than refined table salt which is normally acid.

    16. Try and avoid all (chemically) processed food if you can. Try and eat foods that are made from natural processes without excess heating or use of chemicals. Read food labels carefully before you buy.

    17. Whenever you eat your meals, it is always best to eat bigger meals at breakfast and lunch. Your evening dinner should be eaten early at about 5:00 pm because shortly after this time, your body goes into another mode. This mode slows down digestion, making it inefficient, which actually impairs digestion, such that large amounts of food can end up sitting and stagnating in your intestines for anything up to twelve12 hours. This encourages and results in acidity, pathogen growth and poisons being absorbed into the body from the intestines. So, better as a habit, to eat a much smaller quantity of food at dinner in the evening to ensure healthy and complete digestion of food before sleep.

    #92988

    ChinUp
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    Thank you for posting this slowsmile!

    I have been trying out the borax and iodine (although I’m using an upped dosage of Liqui-Kelp for iodine, which does contain some potassium iodide), and alkalizing concoctions (ACV + baking soda is excellent!). I have also added magnesium, and stopped talking cal-mag-zinc combo. So now, I am sort of on a hybrid of the Able & Raster protocol, low oxelate diet, dvjorge’s protocol (although I’m just doing 1 enema session per week w/ distilled water) and this protocol. Taking the magnesium seems to fall in line with the low oxelate approach.

    My main question is, why are probiotics not recommended in this protocol? From my experience so far, probiotics don’t seem to benefit much, at least while you are still expelling candida in stool.

    This protocol has certainly given me a needed jump start to my treatment which started 8 months ago, which was moving quite slowly. But again, I am less than one week in, so I will have to see if it continues.

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    1533jd
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    ChinUp;31382 wrote: Thank you for posting this slowsmile!

    I have been trying out the borax and iodine (although I’m using an upped dosage of Liqui-Kelp for iodine, which does contain some potassium iodide), and alkalizing concoctions (ACV + baking soda is excellent!). I have also added magnesium, and stopped talking cal-mag-zinc combo. So now, I am sort of on a hybrid of the Able & Raster protocol, low oxelate diet, dvjorge’s protocol (although I’m just doing 1 enema session per week w/ distilled water) and this protocol. Taking the magnesium seems to fall in line with the low oxelate approach.

    My main question is, why are probiotics not recommended in this protocol? From my experience so far, probiotics don’t seem to benefit much, at least while you are still expelling candida in stool.

    This protocol has certainly given me a needed jump start to my treatment which started 8 months ago, which was moving quite slowly. But again, I am less than one week in, so I will have to see if it continues.

    Hey there, wondering if I could get a update on your progress and whats been especially effective? Hope theirs been some improvement. Will be starting this protocol very soon!

    JD

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    ChinUp
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    The Borax and Iodine were so effective (possibly the Alkalizing drinks as well) in a week, that I decided to add the Vitamins/Minerals too. It is easy to overburden your liver with this protocol!

    I think Niacin is especially helpful. I think that 50mg of Zinc each day for the first week was what put me over the edge to where my liver couldn’t keep up. I stopped am back to feeling good again – I’ll do 50mg once a week now, but I ate a few things on Christmas that I shouldn’t have.

    #101763

    domy
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    Dear Slowsmile,

    We appreciate your contribution but treatment for candida with Lugols Iodine and Hydrogen peroxide can be dangerous. Iodine use, when this is not necessary can induce depresion. Person can experience pain in the throat and mouth and diuresis decrease. Iodine can cause thyroid hormon’s imbalance when this is in exces. H2O2 is not approved for internall use.
    We have many other ways to treat candida infection.

    D.I.Pasca
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    Member of International Society for Complementary Medicine Research

    #101800

    Floggi
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    Thanks for pointing this out. I was going to write a reaction along similar lines, but being a nutritionist, your words naturally carry more weight than mine could ever have.

    I would like to add that the OP’s advise is rather USA-centric. In the USA, tap water may be unreliable, I cannot judge that. Where I live, tap water is in fact more reliable than the mineral water you can buy at the supermarket. So even though the advise may be valid in the USA and in some other countries, do not blindly follow it if you live somewhere else.

    Then a word about the suggested acidification of the body. Acidification can only be local. The blood and the organs cannot acidify. If the blood is only a little bit too acidic, you start to have an intense feeling of suffocation, even if you do get enough oxygen. This is caused by the fact that the body’s need for oxygen, and thus for respiration, is not determined by the amount of oxygen in the blood, but by the blood’s acidity. So if you do not feel a panic because you think you’re suffocating, then your blood acidity is perfect.

    In addition, eating or drinking alkaline stuff only stresses the stomach. The stomach’s job is to keep its contents at a highly acidic level. If you eat or drink alkaline stuff, your stomach must (and will) produce more acid to compensate. The stomach will win this battle. If it doesn’t, then the stomach’s contents will not be acidic as they should. This harms digestion and gives pathogens a chance to travel from the pharynx to the intestines. I hope this never happens to anyone…

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    LorelaiIsAlive
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    With respect to the advice of Nutritionist from Romania, in the United States in 1947 iodine was removed from the food preparation industry in favor of bromine. Not long after, Chlorine was added to all public water, mandatorily. If one will study the effects of chlorine in the body, it is discovered that chlorine forces iodine out of the body. A few hours of detailed searches will lend far more information about bromine and chlorine than I have posted here.

    With this information in mind, understandably, many Americans, can very well be significantly deficient in iodine and should at the very least consider iodine supplementation. Thankfully, many naturopatic physicians and nutritionally minded doctors are becoming aware of this deficiency and are recommending safe iodine supplementation. IF one does not live in America, one might consider searching for chlorine and bromine in their own food and water supplies.

    I want to thank and applaud Slowsmile for the the detailed protocol, which is working beneficially for me, personally, after 7 years of miserable suffering and zero help from the modern medical model. I would urge those suffering with candidaisis and related illnesses to do their own exhaustive research and NOT rely on another’s word either FOR or AGAINST any protocol. Each body chemistry is different and what may work for one, might not for another.
    Also, please study the nutritional aspects in one’s own country, for specific understanding of soil content, food preparation, chemical additives, etc to gain a wider understanding of how to help one’s self and stay healthy, once there.

    Anyone who feels that the modern American medical model has failed to properly and safely address their issues may benefit from looking into the older remedies that were lost or squashed in favor of the chemical model of medicine.

    In the US, in the last 75+ years, it has been far more profitable for physicians to treat symptoms rather than heal the core issues. This trend appears to have turned back toward healing, thankfully. in my humble opinion, this is mostly due to rigorous self study by patients who are unwilling to remain ill and be treated symptomatically.

    My dearest hope is for good nutrition return to the forefront and this awful illnes is exposed and cured for all who are suffering.

    To vibrant health for all, my heart to yours.

    Lorelai Is Alive.

    #110773

    Floggi
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    If chlorine would really force iodine out of the body, as you say, then salt would be far more dangerous than chlorinated water. Our intake of chlorine due to salt intake is much, much higher than our intake due to the chlorination of water.

    By the way, can’t you Americans simply buy iodinized (spelling?) salt in the local supermarket? In my country, we can: it’s widely available for about the same price as ordinary salt, in the same kilogram packagings as ordinary salt.

    By the way, our drinking water is not chlorinated, for which I’m happy – chlorinated drinking water simply tastes awful enough not to be useful for consumption.

    #110807

    LorelaiIsAlive
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    Floggi, before you reject my above statements (even afer I reminded all to do the research themselves) for everyone on this forum, why not do the research and come back without pure speculation?

    That said, we “Americans” should be doing the research for our soil and living circumstances, as should each individual person for their own living circumstance. There are DIFFERENT types of iodine, which most are not aware of. The bioavailability of each differs. In the States water is chlorinated by law.

    Again, do not take mine or ANYONE’S word for or against anything. RESEARCH. It is called RESEARCH for a reason… somewhere this knowledge already exists. You have to want to find it to be able to find it.

    Best of health to all.

    Lorelai Is Alive

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    Floggi
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    Please do not assume I didn’t research things thoroughly before posting. I happen to disagree because I did some very thorough research.

    By the way, “doing research” means: investigating all opinions. Too many people who say “do your research” really intend to say “read everything you can provided it supports my opinion, reject everything else”. That is certainly not my way of doing research, because I want to deeply understand all opinions before coming to my own conclusion.

    Having said that, what do you mean when you state there are “different types of iodine”? The chemical meaning of the word ‘iodine’ is clear, and there is exactly one type of iodine (as long as we’re not talking about different isotopes of iodine, which I assume is the case here). So you must mean something different. To prevent misunderstanding each other, could you please explain?

    I know water in the US is chlorinated by law. I’m happy our water is not chlorinated so we can (and do) drink it directly from the tap. Still, assuming you don’t drink a gallon of (chlorinated) tap water a day, your chlorine intake from salt is much, much higher than your chlorine intake from water. This means that the chlorination of your tap water has no influence on the iodine uptake of your body.

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    SomeDay
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    Hey I am about to start taking IOSOL, which has Iodine and Ammoniun Iodide, as opposed to Lugol´s Potassium Iode. Does this make any difference? Also, Iodoral would be ok or has to be liquid for candida?

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    ambrixa
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    Floggi, what the heck.

    The fact that you have repeatedly confused chlorine and chloride in every post leads me to believe you have absolutely not done enough research nor have you any scientific training whatsoever.

    Chloride (as in sodium chloride, as in salt) is necessary for life. Chloride is a chlorine ion, which is unstable on its own so it absolutely must form a compound. You will never find chloride alone — hence why we often hear about sodium chloride, our most common chloride compound. Chloride in its compound form is essential for life, and is found in nature abundantly.

    Chlorine, on the other hand, is an element (not an ion, a pure element) with one of the highest levels of electronegativity, meaning that it is a very powerful oxidizer (hence its role in bleach). Its oxidation properties also contribute to its role as a powerful disinfectant. Chlorine is very very rarely found alone in nature, and the form found in U.S. tap water is obviously synthesized and put there as a disinfectant. Chlorine is not necessary for life in any way, which makes sense, because as we know, it isn’t found readily in nature.

    It is physically impossible to get elemental chlorine from consuming salt (sodium chloride). Just as bleach won’t season your food without sickening you and salt won’t whiten those dingy clothes. But thanks for trying.

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    Gutte
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    slowsmile Do you have skype or something – if you have time or something, I would like to talk to you to hear some of your experience.
    I have ordered the Borex, Methyle Blue and others, and have done Iodine and B3 vitamin, and other doses of vitamins and such.
    I found the Methyle Blue as a substance 100 gram that you need to delude water – i’m thinking like 1 gram or such to a liter.

    Anyway – it sounds like you know much about these things and if you like to share on skype, I would be honored.

    – Gutte

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    StevieD009
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    Thanks for posting this – a very comprehensive and sensible approach. I always like to clarify that this is only the biological protocol, and that physical, spiritual and psychological protocols should also be employed. Happy healing!

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    slowsmile
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    In the last 4 years or so I have upgraded my Anti-Candida protocol and this is the one that I recommend now which is different from the original one above. This protocol is a more comprehensive and slightly easier protocol to take than the one I have recommended above. But it’s just as powerful as the original.

    Here is a link to the newer Anti-Candida Protocol:
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    The newer protocol is also tried and tested on other candida sufferers and seems to work quite well at healing all systemic Candida issues.

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