Today we’re going to talk about five classic mistakes that many naturopaths make when treating a person with a Candida problem.
There’s plenty of scientific literature validating the work I’ve been doing now for a long, long.
Mistake #1 is not testing and making assumptions instead.
Never make assumptions. If you’ve been sick for a long time, I highly recommend comprehensive digestive stool analysis either through a Genova Diagnostics Lab or Doctor’s Data Lab in Chicago, Illinois.
Making assumptions is a bad idea. I can say with 100 percent certainty that over half the people I see who swear they’ve got Candida have no Candida at all.
They may have a complete lack of beneficial bacteria that couldn’t even be cultured in the stool test. They may have one or more parasites. They may have multiple kinds of dysbiotic flora, like Citrobacter freundii or pseudomonas.
The second common mistake is focusing too much on diet and not enough on overall wellness. Too many naturopaths talk about diet, diet, and diet.
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When you’ve seen the number of patients I have over the years and completed 4,000 or more stool tests, you start to understand a lot of patterns with people. You begin to realize that it’s a lot more than just a diet that people need to get better.
You may be eating the best food under the sun, and you’re still not getting better. What are you going to do? Eat better food? Change the kind of food you’re eating? Do you think that’s going to make any difference? You’re missing the point. Something else needs changing.
The third common mistake I see when naturopaths treat Candida is practitioners that are one-trick ponies. Number three. By that, I mean, your practitioner may just say, “I’m a Candida expert.” But every time a person comes to that practitioner, everything will be assumed to be Candida without even testing.
“What? You’ve got an itchy scalp? Must be a yeast infection. “If everything is a nail to them with Candida, then the only solution is going to be the hammer for that nail.
You may need to go to someone with a lot more clinical experience who doesn’t just see everything as a Candida problem.
The fourth common mistake I see is a poor choice of supplementation. Many people take the wrong kind of supplements. They either take too many supplements, or they take supplements that aren’t well matched to their needs.
When I designed the CanXida formulas, they were designed based thousands of stool tests on tens of thousands of patients and hundreds of thousands of clinical hours of practice.
I started to see the need for a product that had a very broad-spectrum action on parasites, bad bacteria, and on multiple species of yeasts. Taking CanXida products also means you are taking a formula that has carefully balanced all the ingredients.
The fifth common problem I see with the naturopathic treatment of Candida is a failure to identify and address the patient’s particular obstacle to cure. Many people have got what we call an “obstacle to cure.”
They’ll have a particular issue that’s preventing them from getting the progress that they want. That obstacle could often be some type of stress in a person’s life.