The thing about candida and yeast infections that everyone should know and understand is that this disease is related to cancer. This is a scary statement. The kind of declaration that might make people want to click over to a different page. But don’t. Cancer is curable and therefore candidiasis is also curable.
The relationships between cancer and candida starts with something called a “somatid”. Somatids are tiny little specks that are only visible using dark-field microscopy. Normally, in a human body that has an alkalinity level of 7.3 or above, they go through a 4 stage life-cycle that stimulates the immune system. But unfortunately, most people’s bodies are acidic because the food they eat contains a lot of refined substances like sugar, animal products, or refined flours. As a result of a chronic low/acidic pH, the harmless-beneficial somatids move beyond their normal 4-stage cycles into an entirely different cycle of evolution that includes between 16 and 64 different stages. One of these stages of development is candida albicans.
So the development of candida begins with pH, which is largely the result of diet. But besides the change in pH, the typical American diet (which is low on raw foods and high in animal products) requires a lot of pancreatic enzymes for digestion. Pancreatic enzymes normally “eat” things like yeast, but a diet that requires too many of these enzymes for digestion of food leaves no extra circulating enzymes that can enter the bloodstream to stand sentinel against things like candida.
And then, as if that weren’t enough, most Americans are also vitamin and mineral deficient. In fact, one vitamin, vitamin B17 is illegal in the United States. This is a biggie, folks! Vitamin B17 is key to treating all chronic degenerative diseases including cancer, diabetes, multiple sclerosis, arthritis, and more. Further, iodine deficiency is a rampant problem in the states. There is an overwhelming amount of research evidence that has demonstrated that iodine deficiency is one of the reasons why breast cancer rates have skyrocketed. Not taking high-dose iodine supplements can lead to all kinds of major health problems including yeast infections.
But now that you understand the basics of how you developed a yeast infection, you can cure candida and get on with your life.
If you suspect that you have a candida albicans infection and you’re trying to figure out how to cure it, you’ve probably seen a lot of web sites and information about how hard it is to get rid of candida. You’ve probably read about candida diets perhaps with dismay considering the lifestyle changes ahead of you. And you’ve likely run across forums where people are trying to get better, but struggling with the process. But if you have the right tools at your disposal and you understand what you’re doing and how yeast infections develop and sustain themselves, you’ll be able to cure yourself. You won’t be cured overnight, but you will start feeling better immediately with what I’m going to tell you to do. I know because I once had a severe candida infection and so did my husband and my daughter and this is the protocol we used to get our lives back again.
The presence of candida is a sign that the immune system isn’t functioning at its best so there are three prongs to the treatment of a systemic yeast infection (as well as vaginal yeast infections or any fungal problem including foot fungus or thrush).
- Building the immune system
Removing Heavy Metals from the Body
- Killing the candida
Building the Immune System
Building the immune system always used to see like an obscure, if not impossible task until I started learning about vitamin and mineral deficiencies (which also seemed obscure) years ago. But if you’re American or European, the odds are really high that you have several severe vitamin and mineral deficiencies. Get yourself a good multivitamin and take it religiously. Make sure it contains vitamin A, B complex, C, D3, and E along with trace minerals. In the spirit of being brief, I won’t dwell on the multi-vitamin but make sure it’s high quality. When it comes to a yeast infection or any fungal infection, vitamins are definitely your biggest allies! Additionally, you’ll need to get plenty of vitamin B17, vitamin B15, iodine, and selenium. (Be aware that vitamin B17 is illegal—that’s right ILLEGAL—in the United States).
Buy 50 mg Iodoral or Lugol’s Iodine. Take at least 50 mg of iodine per day.
Vitamin B17 is illegal in the United States. You’ll need to buy raw, bitter, organic apricot kernels and eat 20 to 40 of them throughout every day to get an adequate daily dose of amygdalin. Buy organic apricot kernel oil and put it on your skin daily as well.
This vitamin is also present in apricot kernels but taking it in pill form will give you more energy.
Quark is a recipe developed by Dr. Johanna Budwig. It’s very simple: 1 part Barlean’s Flaxseed Oil to 2 parts organic cottage cheese. Blend in a blender. Consume immediately, ideally while sitting in the sun.
Pancreatic enzymes are essential in treating candida albicans. Pancreatic enzymes will “eat” the candida while boosting overall immunity. For all intents and purposes, pancreatic enzymes act as “antibiotics” when battle fungi. They seek out and destroy pathogens as well as cancer cells in the blood.
In addition to taking supplements, you’ll need to follow a so-called “cancer diet” to keep your body alkaline. Eliminate refined sugar from your diet and replace it with coconut palm sugar or honey or better yet, stevia. One of the most straight-forward diets to follow is The China Study Diet which allows people to eat fresh fruits and vegetables, whole-grain rice, and little to no meat (less than 5% of the diet should be meat). You’ll need to replace your table salt with Himalayan or Celtic sea salt. And I can’t emphasize enough how important it is that you cut refined sugar from your diet permanently. Refined sugar does two negative things when it comes to candida: 1) it feeds the yeast and 2) it acidifies the body which makes the body more habitable by all kinds of pathogenic organisms including candida.
The goal of the diet is to hyper-nourish your body while avoiding as much sugar as possible for the first 1 to 3 months. The sugar is food for the yeast so avoid it! Cutting refined sugars will be difficult for about 2 weeks until your withdrawal symptoms subside, but then, I promise, you’ll adapt to not eating sugar and you’ll feel so much better you won’t be tempted to go back to your old diet ever again.
Eat foods, especially raw or steamed foods that provide lots of nutrients because nutrient deficiency is one of the primary reasons why you have candida in the first place. Raw foods and foods cooked at 130 degrees or less still have their enzymes intact and the enzymes will help your body battle the candida. They also contain more nutrients than foods cooked at high temperatures.
Killing the Candida
There are a number of ways to kill candida albicans, but while you kill the candida, you also need to detox. If you have a severe die-off reaction, this can delay the process of eliminating the infection so you need to go at the process slowly and take care of your liver and kidneys by drinking plenty of water and taking milk thistle every day. I talk more about this below in the “Detox” section.
Sodium Bicarbonate: Alkalinize the Body
For 3 weeks, one of your biggest goals is to alkalinize the body through diet and by taking doses of sodium bicarbonate (baking soda). Five times per day you’ll take 1 teaspoon of baking soda with 8 ounces of water 30 minutes before or after eating (otherwise, the baking soda will neutralize the acid in your stomach causing digestive upsets). Purchas some pH strips to test your saliva pH each day. Shoot for a pH of between 7.5 and 8 for these first 3 weeks of treatment.
After 3 weeks of baking soda treatment, you’ll need to take a week off and then start the treatment again. By alkalinizing the body with baking soda, you’ll be making your body uninhabitable by yeast. Take a week off from the baking soda to give your body to rebalance itself, but continue with all other aspects of the candida protocol.
Three times per day, put together a mixture of bentonite with water (1 tsp per 8 ounces). The bentonite has an electrical charge that opposes the yeast. It sucks the yeast up into tiny porous holes and then takes them out of the body. Bentonite will help right away to get rid of certain symptoms of candida infection. Continue taking the bentonite until there are no signs of a yeast infection left. Then, take weekly maintenance doses.
MMS and DMSO
In addition to alkalinizing your body with baking soda, you’ll want to order Miracle Mineral Solution (MMS—also known as Chlorine Dioxide) and DMSO (dimethylsulfoxide). Make a mixture of the MMS (3 drops of the MMS with 3 drops of the activator—wait 3 minutes then add 3 drops of DMSO and wait 1 minute) every hour for 8 hours a day. Rub this mixture on your skin. You can change where you put it on your body throughout the day to prevent the development of dry skin. The MMS will soak into your bloodstream and kill candida organisms. It stops working after about one hour though so you’ll need to continue applying it hourly throughout the day until you feel completely recovered from the infection. Be aware that the MMS/DMSO mixture may provoke a strong die-off reaction. If it does, back off to a half-dose and work your way back up to the full dose over time.
WARNING: DMSO is an amazing medicinal substance that makes cells more permeable. This is an important feature when battling a disease like candida albicans, but it increases cell permeability to all substances for about 15 to 30 minutes after application. Be sure to rinse your hands with only filtered water when you use it and avoid making contact between the treated skin and other substances for 15 to 30 minutes after treatment. If it isn’t possible for your to avoid contact with dangerous substances (including fragrances and other chemicals in soap), simply use the MMS without DMSO. MMS by itself is less powerful than the DMSO/MMS mixture, but MMS will still work to battle the candida by itself.
I was living in Mexico when I treated my candida infection and I wasn’t able to get undecanoic acid, but I’ve read that other people have had great success using this stuff on yeast. Thorne Research produces undecanoic acid as Formula SF722. For people who are ready to get on with their lives and get past the candida albicans infection, it might be worth it to invest in some undecanoic acid to speed up the process.
As you kill the yeast and build your immune system, it’s important to detoxify the body to keep things moving along. A build-up of toxins from the die-off of yeast organisms in the body can stall the body’s ability to heal and recover. So in addition to building the immune system, killing the infectious organisms (candida albicans), you’ll also need to follow a detoxification protocol.
To detoxify the body more quickly, do coffee enemas as needed. If you become constipated, you can do coffee enemas up to 5 times a day. This will help your liver detoxify and help you to feel better more quickly as the yeast dies and moves out of your body.
Milk Thistle – Silymarin
Take two daily doses of milk thistle to help your liver detoxify while you treat the yeast infection.
Purchase some bentonite clay and do a full-body mud mask to pull toxins out of the blood through the skin. The mud mask will help alkalinize your body even more.
Drink plenty of filtered water throughout the day.
While you can expect for it to take about a year for a candida albicans infection to clear up using this protocol, you should start to feel better almost immediately with major improvements continuing in an ongoing manner as long as you maintain a healthy low or no-sugar diet of unprocessed, whole foods that keep the body at an alkaline pH.