Dr Oz: Yeast Infection in Your Gut
Are you feeling exhausted and unable to find an answer at the doctor’s office? Dr Oz said you could have a Yeast Infection in your gut, and he recruited his Assistant of the Day to help him explain how and what to about this.
Tina said that she is a criminal paralegal, crime fiction writer, and mom, which could be some of the reasons she is exhausted. A typical Yeast Infection occurs in the reproductive organs. But yeast can grow in various parts of the body. All it needs to grow is moisture, heat, and something to feed on.
Dr Oz: Intestinal Yeast Infection
These conditions are also present in the intestines. Dr Oz said that yeast and bacteria are often playing off each other. Intestinal lining can be a breeding ground for yeast when there is not enough good bacteria present, leading to infections.
Some bacteria is meant to protect us, and attempting to fight off overgrown yeast can make you tired because your body is battling against itself. Food, however, can be a fantastic weapon to help you manage all this.
Dr Oz: How Yeast Builds Up
Feeding your body healthy foods is a great way to keep it going strong most of the time. But sometimes we eat and drink things that are not the best for us. This can build up yeast in the body, which gives off gas.
You can also start to feel the physical effects of this over time. Doctors are beginning to realize that yeast can build up in places they never suspected.
Dr Oz: Internal Yeast Infection Symptoms
Here are some symptoms to consider. If you had have two or more of these, you could be suffering from a gut-based Yeast Infection.
- Lack of Focus or Brain Fog
- Itchy Ears, Skin, or Butt
- Recurrent Infections
- Athlete’s Foot
Dr Oz: Yeast Treatment Remedies
How can you treat Yeast? Dr Oz had some recommended remedies you can try.
- Probiotic – with Live Active Cultures
- Garlic – anti-fungal herb that kills yeast; eat one to two cloves of raw garlic each day (try it in a salad)
These old-fashioned solutions could help to alleviate your symptoms.