What Is Candida Overgrowth And How To Deal With It

Our body is not as complete and clean as it looks. It has a whole population of bacteria and fungi living on and inside it. Now, you might not know much about them or they may not affect you because they are good bacteria and are present in the right balance. However, if somehow this balance gets disrupted, it can cause major issues for our body.

Candida is a kind of yeast which lives in our intestines and body. It helps us to digest food. But if there is an imbalance in it, it can cause a lot of issues, from depression to going through the intestinal walls causing a ‘leaky gut’. It can happen if we take in too much sugar or drink alcohol or even after a round of antibiotics.

Here are someof the symptoms: 

1. Fungal Infections

If your finger and toenails start to grow yellow and get thickened, then it means that you have contracted a fungal infection. You might even develop athlete’s foot. It’s a sign of candida overgrowth.