Antibiotics, Lyme and Candida

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Yeast overgrowth is a common concern for Lyme patients who undergo long-term antibiotic therapy and certain herbal antimicrobial treatments. Or in my case any type of treatment with antibiotics, even if for a short time only. Several antibiotics pose a great risk of destroying intestinal health, allowing yeast to flourish. One such yeast is Candida. Candida overgrowth has been an ongoing battle for me for about 2 years now. The past year being extremely bothersome. The delicate dance between treating my Lyme disease and then pausing to treat my Candida overgrowth has been quite a tango. Some signs that my body is battling a rise of yeast include digestive issues, bloating, fatigue, inflammation, brain fog, yeast infections and itchy skin. I know there are other symptoms that can be caused by Candida overgrowth as well. These are the symptoms I personally dealt/deal with.

Most of the time, I can treat…

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