Healing Your Body with the Pareto 80/20 Principle

If you’ve already picked up on the fact that the Pareto I mentioned in the title was an economist, you’re on the right track. Truth be told, I find his 80/20 principle to be a very profound concept, and it’s one I’ve incorporated into my life philosophy as well as the healing programs I’ve designed […]

Living a Healthier Life: Detoxing the Liver

Your liver is one of your body’s most valued organs. While they’re all important, the liver acts like a filter and does it’s best to remove toxins from your body. When the liver isn’t working properly, you may end up with digestive issues, skin problems, and even problems with your memory and levels of concentration. […]

Pregnancy and Candida Infections

Unfortunately, Candida infections are very common in women who are pregnant. The hormonal changes that accompany pregnancy often increase the natural amount of Candida Albicans in a woman’s body, which causes overgrowth. This creates fungal infections that cause vaginal candidiasis (yeast infections) and other problems such as skin irritation, fatigue and oral thrush. Not only […]

The Relationship between Candida and Adrenal Fatigue

There is a pretty distinct trend going around. A lot of people that I’ve seen were suffering not only from Candida, but from adrenal fatigue as well. Some of them had adrenal fatigue first; and others developed it as a result of their Candida. Regardless of when it developed, just about everyone needed some form […]

How To Make Yogurt In the Comfort Of Your Home

What I Eat – Homemade Yogurt A lot of the people who walk into my clinic, whether they’re suffering from a Candida yeast infection or not, ask me the same question. They want to know what foods they should really be eating in order to maintain a healthy lifestyle. While there are certainly dozens of […]

Can I Get a Yeast Infection from My Dog?

Hi Deborah, My dog has a fungal infection, and I the vet said I have to wash him twice a week with special soap to get rid of it. I was wondering if it’s possible for him to pass on his yeast infection to me? We know that you can get a yeast infection from […]

Can I Catch a Yeast Infection from My Partner?

Hi Deborah, my girlfriend found out she had a yeast infection and since then I’ve felt like I was itching nonstop. I do not notice any physical symptoms yet, but is it possible that I caught a yeast infection from her or is it merely psychological? This question was submitted by a man asking about […]

Can Dogs Get Yeast Infections?

Deborah, My dog smells funny and is always scratching. He always had some sort of corn chip smell, is it possible for dogs to get yeast infections? Yes! Believe it or not, dogs can get yeast infections. They’re not quite the same as the kind we’d experience as humans, but they’re not uncommon at all.

Can Children Get Yeast Infections?

Hi Deborah, I am worried that my 10 year old daughter has systemic yeast after she took antibiotics. Is it possible for her to develop it that early? Absolutely! As a matter of fact, anyone can get a yeast infection, at any age – newborns, toddlers, teens, adults, and even mature adults. Yeast infections in […]

Can I Get a Yeast Infection from Birth Control Pills?

Deborah, I’ve never had a yeast infection until I started birth control. Is it possible that the birth control pills caused my yeast infection? As odd and counterproductive as it sounds, birth control pills are a major contributing factor in the development of yeast infections in women. Women, in general, do have it particularly rough […]

Can I Get Rid of a Yeast Infection Naturally?

Deborah, Is it possible to get rid of a yeast infection without relying on drugs? Yes, you can. While there are tons of pharmaceutical drugs on the market today, there are quite a number of natural remedies you can use to get rid of yeast infections, whether vaginal or systemic.

Can You Get a Yeast Infection from Eating Yogurt?

Hi Deb, I was wondering if it’s possible to get a Yeast Infection From eating yogurt? While the food you eat doesn’t generally cause yeast infections, it can definitely support your infection by allowing the Candida to thrive. The simple answer to this question is that yogurt will not cause your yeast infection. According to […]

Can I Get a Yeast Infection from Antibiotics?

Hello Deb, I want to know if I can get a yeast infection from antibiotics? Yes, absolutely. While getting a yeast infection after antibiotic use isn’t a “given” for everyone, it can definitely happen. Women tend to suffer from vaginal infections after antibiotic use quite frequently; while everyone – men, women, and children – can […]

Exploring Kefir – Vegan Alternatives to Fermented Dairy

Kefir is, by definition, a fermented beverage made from milk. Similar in nature to yogurt, this decadent drink is packed with beneficial bacteria, or probiotics. Kefir usually has a creamy texture and a light foam with a little bit of natural carbonation. The lactobacillus bacteria ferments, creates lactic acid, and gives the kefir its trademark […]

Using Juice to Add Fiber to Your Diet

Your doctor has told you time and time again – you need more fiber in your diet. Any good nutritionist will tell you the same thing. The average person isn’t generally excited about running out to buy a powdered fiber supplement,  especially since quite a few of them are less than pleasant to drink. You […]