Posted 30 August 2012 - 09:31 PM
Part of my discouragement is that I haven't ovulated this month (getting ready to try to conceive in a few months) and I feel like my hormones are off. I was reading last night that adding some more starchy carbs back in might help, even white rice. I saw a naturopath a week ago who gave me a Rx for Nystatin to take for 3 weeks and I just got that filled this morning. I wasn't sure if I was going to take it but now with the infection thing I figured this might kill two birds with one stone. He is big on the whole Candida thing even though the blood test they did didn't show gross overgrowth of it.
Could the infection just be a fluke or is it always diet related? I want to bump up my carb intake if it being lowered is what is throwing my hormones off. I haven't tried to lower the carbs, it's probably just happened.
Posted 30 August 2012 - 10:47 PM
After a lot of googling, I decided not to treat mine, except for a few natural remedies I tried, and then it cleared up when my period came, which I also had read would happen. Mine was mild though. If it was really bad, I would have gone to the drug store for something.
Posted 01 September 2012 - 05:49 AM
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Posted 01 September 2012 - 06:55 PM
I wouldn't say getting a yeast infection while on the whole30 is "normal" but there is something to be said about the Candida flaring up if you tend to yo-yo with your food selection. I would limit fruit and high starch consumption until it clears up. Then moderate intake from there. Start small, 1 to 2 servings a day.
Posted 01 September 2012 - 09:20 PM
You can always eat some probiotics and sauerkraut to work on your digestion. Just my $.02. Good luck!
Posted 02 September 2012 - 01:38 AM
I just posted in the Medical Issues forum about my blood work from this same doctor...it seems my system is just shot right now!
Posted 04 September 2012 - 08:10 PM
Posted 19 August 2013 - 06:05 PM
I don't know if diet really matter or not, but I've noticed is that yeast infection goes away after you stop to use soap, or regular shower gel, use only intimate shower gels that are meant for that area only. Aloe vera is good natural antibacterial, here is the article about aloe vera for fungus candida. Scented pads can also cause yeast infection so is better not to use them.
Posted 19 August 2013 - 06:42 PM
A few years ago, I had one...I ate sugar too much..that caused me got yeast infection. a few year later, my private area is clean because I been less eat sugar and no itch that I ate yogurt that helped me alot and much better after 2-3 years. Now I am on day 15 and I feel no itch. I couldn't eat sugar anymore. Fruits is ok.
Posted 25 August 2013 - 07:51 AM
Posted 11 May 2014 - 02:24 AM
I to have been fighting a yeastie beastie. Mine has been off and on for a while, due to bad diet. I finished my Whole30 on April 30, but decided to continue on due to the beastie showing up near the end, worse than I've ever had. Hoping this thing dies quickly!
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Posted 18 June 2014 - 10:00 PM
I got one too after 2nd week of Whole30. Did the drug store thing, then period came 3 days later. All gone, was feeling great, and then had an appendicitis attack and had emergency surgery! Stayed on Whole 30 during the pain, throwing up and hospital stay. Am on day 28. Not feeling terrible but no tiger blood thanks to the laparoscopic surgery and meds. Anyone have Appendectomy while on Whole 30?
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