Treatments for Candida can be multi layered and you may want to consider acupuncture to be part of your treatment approach. A lot of Candida sufferers have used over the counter drugs that do nothing to prevent the relapse of the infection. People who want a natural way of treating their condition are considering alternative healing and traditional Chinese medicine to help battle Candida using the skill of a qualified and experienced acupuncturist. You can expect a stronger immune system after undergoing acupuncture treatment for your Candida problem.

When the beneficial flora in your body is insufficient, then your immune system is not functioning optimally. This affects the pH balance of your body. When you pH balance is off, the yeast (Candida) in your body can multiply causing an imbalance in your immune system.

How does one get infected with Candida?

Actually, there is a yeast known as Candida albicans residing in your body. In the right amount, Candida albicans is harmless. They only become a problem when they multiply out of control. When they do so, it can result in several health issues such as, rashes, sluggishness, allergy symptoms, food cravings and brain fog. Candida infections can come about due to some factors which can include poor choices in food or antibiotics. One other reason for infection is immune deficiencies which can be due to various reasons.

The growth of Candida in your body directly depends on how healthy your immune system is. Understanding how this illness comes about can aid you in your successful battle with this disease. One of the best modes of treatment for Candida is acupuncture.

Your Immune System and Acupuncture

One of the benefits of acupuncture is to strengthen the immune system of your body to make it strong to ward off infections and harmful bacteria like Candida. You can even get acupuncture to help beef up your immune system even while you’re taking herbal remedies or drugs or under a special diet to fight off the infection.

Candida thrives in whatever environment you live in. it especially resides in your body’s digestive system. The digestive system is where 75% of our immune system resides. While helping boost the immune system, acupuncture can also treat the symptoms of Candida as well as help balance the pH level in your body.

If you are considering getting acupuncture treatment for your Candidiasis, find an acupuncturist who is qualified and preferably one who specializes in the treatment of Candidiasis.

Dominic Sembello – Board Certified Acupuncturist and Herbalist in Linwood, NJ