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From Chronic Headaches to Chronic Candida Probacto is Not a Scam

It all started about 3 years ago. I’m not one to run to the pharmacy when I don’t feel well, usually preferring to stick to natural remedies and techniques. I was never really sick enough to worry about whether I needed something more, anyway.

That all changed a couple of years ago. I developed a kidney stone. I’ll never forget standing in my martial arts class, feeling what I at first assumed was some sort of abdominal cramp coming on. There was no reason for that type of cramping, so I thought maybe I’d overworked the muscles during my workout the previous day. Within the hour, the pain was no longer abdominal. It was wrapping around my torso like a belt. I went pale and the pain was unbearable. Before long, I was throwing up from the pain. It subsided a bit, so I went home to relax. Another wave of pain hit, but then it stopped – just like that.

The Antibiotic Nightmare

The next week was a whirlwind. I didn’t feel quite right. I had symptoms similar to the one urinary tract infection I’d had years ago, but without the intense pain. Still, telling a doctor you have pain similar to a urinary tract infection causes them to simply cast you into a mold. The first guy I saw told me he wasn’t sure what was wrong but that it looked like I had an infection. Round one of antibiotics began. About a week later, I was still having a strange pain and I went to an urgent care clinic. That doctor was less cautious about hearing me out and immediately prescribed an antibiotic. Round two. It’s really sad because according to the mayoclinic, antibiotic misuse can really cause health problems for everyone.

Not too long after that, the intense pain I’d felt at the beginning of this ordeal came back with a vengeance. I called an ambulance and rushed to the ER where, low and behold, I passed a kidney stone that had been bouncing happily around in my bladder for the past two weeks.

But then I had a problem…

What kind of problem, you ask? After two weeks of an antibiotic I didn’t need, I had tons of problems. I had a raging vaginal yeast infection and I was developing some intestinal issues. I treated the yeast infection and took some extra probiotics and felt a little better after a week.

I never felt quite right, though. I had chronic headaches and I was always tired. At first I thought my symptoms were because I’d been so unwell for so long. Then it just became sort of normal. After all, I work really hard and everyone I know complains about headaches. My doctor told me to continue taking whatever pain reliever worked best and he’d “worry about the headaches later” if the symptoms persisted. What I didn’t realize at the time was that the Candida albicans yeast organism was still running rampant in my body.

One day I found myself sitting at work, doing very little. It had been months since my kidney stone, overuse of antibiotics, and subsequent complications. My head was pounding, my stomach hurt, and I just couldn’t focus. I finally decided that enough was enough.

So what did I do?

I took action – that’s what I did. I sat down one day and started doing a web search for all of my symptoms. Everything pointed to Candida, but at the time I didn’t realize that yeast infections came in many forms – not just vaginal. Before long, I’d found Probacto’s website and was devouring all of the information I could find about Candida and its symptoms. They had limitless information all for free. Then I tried the various different candida tests that I saw online, and they all tested positive. All signs pointed to candida, but I wanted to be sure, so I ordered the candia5 testing kit.

I found a Naturopath who could help me, and I followed some diet instructions recommended to me by my him. He also recommended I also get Probacto probiotics. I followed the stages of his program to the letter, cleaning up my diet, eliminating carbs and sugar, and then taking steps to improve my overall health and well being. I learned about toxins, my immune system, adrenal fatigue, how my glands function, and even stress relief.

It’s been six months since I started taking Probiotics. My headaches have gone away, my bowels function normally, and I have more energy than I’ve had in years. Because of the elimination portion of the program, I was able to transition to a clean and natural eating plan, and I’ve never looked back at processed carbs or sugars.

Not sure if you’re suffering from something similar? A lot of doctors, like mine, aren’t familiar with Candida. They hear about yeast and automatically consider the commonly known conditions like vaginal yeast infections or thrush. Once you progress to a chronic condition, which can cause other symptoms easily confused with other disorders, you’ll have a more difficult time getting a diagnosis.

Arm yourself with information. Talk to your doctor and force him to hear you out. If he won’t, find someone else to talk to about the way you feel. And, of course, read and educate yourself before making a decision about buying anything. I personally have no idea where I’d be today if I hadn’t found Probacto.




How Long It Takes For Men To Recover From Yeast Infection?

Yeast Infection in men: Recovery time explained and ways to speed that up

Get it right, right at first: There’s no hard set time factor to vouch for a complete Candida recovery. It all depends on till what extent Candida has overpowered you and till what extent you can control your pitiful habits. Bad habits doesn’t go here; what you know you should avoid but still keep going on with it deserves that epithet.

Still, let’s see an approx timing an apparently complete cure takes; provided you are following instructions down to the minutest details (treating agents + healthy abstinence like avoiding sugar, caffeine and alcohol completely) and you are not immune-compromised like an AIDS patient, it will take anything between 4 weeks and 12 months. Even then, some go way beyond 18 or 20 but that’s only when you leave things halfway, only to come back and pick up where you left off. This makes the Candida grow stronger (remember “what doesn’t kill you…”?); a stronger opponent is tougher to fight, more so, for he knows your moves this time.

a. Eradicating Candida overgrowth in the digestive tract (including food allergies, bloating, acid reflux, LGS, IBS and Gluten Intolerance): 8 to 16 weeks.
b. Eradicating penile or oral yeast infections: 2 to 4 weeks.
c. Eliminating recurring thrush/athlete’s foot/other yeast infections on the skin: 4 to 8 weeks.

If you are considering depression, mood swings or anxiety disorders; migraines, blurred visions, headaches and/or fibromyalgia or restoring back mental clarity, enthusiasm and vitality that you lost to Candida, be ready for a fight that may even stretch to 24 weeks. The only thing it compares to is a sailing championship where you win over Nature through persistence, determination and grit. Being patient is the only way to win this war! As Dennis Conner once said sailing is all about consistency over long run, without being brilliant or flashy. Drudgery, you might remark, but slow and steady always win the race.

At the most, you may try a couple of things like Sodium bicarbonate tablets; they neutralize excess stomach acid and makes things hostile for Candida, but you must also take proper care not to overdose it. Always remember that stomach acid is your body’s first line of defense and you can’t risk taking it down completely.

If that sounds a bit unnerving, then go for alkalizing your body first through natural ingredients. It shall do the same job as the Sodi-bi-Carb albeit won’t be as easy as popping one during mid-afternoon. It makes the body-environment much less agreeable for the Candida carnival and you may try the following recipe.

That’s to say, a green smoothie, everyday. Apart from getting back a more alkaline pH, it will give you enough micro nutrients, something the Candida has drained off you’re your body all these days. You need to be with it for 2 weeks, at least. The following go into a blender:

i. Filtered water: 250ml
ii. Lemon juice: A small full lemon’s or half a big one.
iii. Chopped cucumber: Tender one, around 3 or 4 inches.
iv. Celery: One stick.
v. Avocado: A quarter
vi. Parsley: A sprig.
vii. Rock salt and/or black pepper: You decide the quantity.

This mix needs to go down the first thing in the morning on an empty stomach and once again before lunch. However, this is not a comprehensive list; you can try as many green veggies (spinach leaves and kale, for example) you can remember along with garlic, ginger and turmeric (if you can get tree-turmeric, nothing like it). And if you can, toss in a few cranberries, they will speed up recovery all the more.