- February 29, 2012 at 2:11 pm #74559
i’m a few months away from another hip replacement. my hope was to have the yeast licked by then, but it’s feeling unlikely now. feeling kind of ‘stuck’ on stage one, lacking protein (i’m a vegetarian who can only tolerate eggs in the coconut bread) and it’s almost like i’m looking for excuses to go off the diet.(although i fear it too, since my digestion is better than it’s ever been.) does anyone have suggestions as to whether i should incorporate more food into my diet as the surgery date gets closer?February 29, 2012 at 5:49 pm #74580
Able900SpectatorTopics: 92Replies: 4811
Carla, I definitely think you should change a few things prior to your surgery. Unfortunately, this will require putting aside your fight against the Candida somewhat, that is if you’re still doing the treatment at that time. But I would also advise you to start the treatment back a week or so after your surgery.
I would add more protein for one thing; the best choices are still eggs, chicken and fish, but I would definitely have these everyday at least twice a day until your surgery. You could also add dried beans maybe once a day and even replace of one serving of chicken or fish with the beans occasionally.
Stop taking your antifungal supplements, all herb products, and both vitamin A and vitamin E until a few weeks after the surgery.
As far as vitamins are concerned, you could also make a few changes there.
Vitamin C, take at last 3000 mg a day. Vitamin C can help your body heal much faster than without it as well as prevent nausea after the surgery.
You should continue taking a high dose of probiotic between now and surgery and especially after surgery if you are given an antibiotic.
Which one are you taking at this time and how many doses a day?
If you have individual vitamin D3 capsules, you should be taking these prior to surgery because of their ability to repair bone tissue.
Zinc, calcium and magnesium are necessary as well. Zinc is of major importance for wound healing, regeneration and repair. I don’t have to tell you how important calcium is for bone health and repairing damaged bone. Magnesium is involved in approximately 300 biochemical reactions which can help you heal.
You can also find amino acids in supplement form; two important ones to take before surgery are L-Arginine and L-Glutamine. These are for wound repair and healthy immune function.
Good luck to you, Carla.
AbleFebruary 29, 2012 at 9:34 pm #74605
the probiotic i’ve been taking is innovite dds with fos 500mg caps. i take these at night before bed on an empty stomach. (i have to go shopping for new ones soon though, will be looking for the megaflora brand, as strong and varied in strains as possible.)
how much magnesium is safe to take in one day? my cal/mag supplement says not to take it with medications, as it might affect absorption.do you think it’s ok to take it with other supplements?
sorry for the endless questions.! thanks sooo much for the advice, for sharing your knowledge& time.February 29, 2012 at 9:45 pm #74607
sorry-so forgetful-i take 3 caps of probiotic a night. i’m thinking this hasn’t been enough…?March 4, 2012 at 11:06 am #74916
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