Yeast infection is one of the most annoying disorders that can affect the human being since it can appear almost everywhere on the body (or in the body) and cause many discomforts. The main culprit for the occurrence of yeast infection is the fungus Candida which, triggered by certain factors, starts to multiply. Men, as well as women, may suffer from this infection, which can appear either occasionally in the mouth or genital area, or more frequently when it is called recurring yeast infection. Furthermore, the yeast infection can be even systemic when it spreads through the bloodstream and affects even liver and the organs of the urinary tract, as well as the eyes, organs of the respiratory system and skin.
Since this type of yeast infection affects the entire body, it usually causes dizziness, fatigue and debilitation, as well as headaches, pain in the muscles and breathing problems. Furthermore, the people who suffer from systemic yeast infection may also experience oral thrush, lethargy, diarrhea and constipation, as well as itching in the rectal area.
Causes of systemic yeast infection
As we have already said, Candida is responsible for the development of this infection. The amounts of this fungus are regulated by the good bacteria and the body’s immune system. The weak immune system, as well as excessive consummation of antibiotics that kill the bacteria in our body, may lead to the incidence of Candida overgrowth. Other causes which might also lead to the overproduction of Candida are excessive consummation of sugary foods, consumption of birth control pills and frequent exposure to stressful situations.
Treatment for systemic yeast infection
For the proper treatment of the systemic yeast infection, it is very important to practice holistic method of treating and to treat the whole system and not only the part of the body where the yeast infection appears. Therefore, it is important to avoid all the factors that might cause this infection. The consumption of the sugary foods should be decreased and the affected person should consume a lot of vegetables and fresh fruits, as well as healthy fats.
Furthermore, there are certain home remedies for yeast infection as well as the homeopathic remedies, that should also be involved in the treatment of the systemic yeast infection. Detoxification and lifestyle changes may also contribute to the effective curing of this serious type of yeast infection which affects the whole body and causes serious problems throughout the body.