What are some of the symptoms of candida die-off?


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Some symptoms of candida die-off, also known as a Herxheimer reaction, include nausea, swollen glands, headache, dizziness and fatigue, according to the Candida Diet. Bloating, diarrhea, constipation, gas, and increased muscle or joint pain are other symptoms. Candida die-off can cause also cause rashes, hives or body itchiness.

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Additionally, candida die-off results in skin breakouts, elevated heart rate, fever and sweating, notes the Candida Diet. Recurring sinus, prostate or vaginal infections can also occur during this phase.

Treatments for candida die-off include taking milk thistle supplements, cutting back on anti-fungal supplements and probiotic usage, and increasing water intake to flush out the candida more rapidly, explains the Candida Diet. Resting, reducing stress and taking vitamin C may also help.

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