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Yeast Infection No More

Yeast Infection No More is a complete, comprehensive, simple and effective treatment system created by Linda Allen using natural home remedies that are easily available. The first chapters give a brief introduction about the disease, its symptoms and myths related with it and what treatment must be adopted to cure this infection. In the later chapters Linda mentions about the many different treatments that are available nowadays such as medicines, lotions and crmes which would never be able to cure your yeast infection. The Yeast Infection No More program demands dedication and some lifestyle changes in order to get the desired results and people with very tough schedules may find it to be a bit difficult for them. Continue reading...

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Candida Related Complex and Depression

During the last five years, we have seen a steady parade of clients who are fighting an internal war with an overgrowth of a common intestinal yeast called Candida albicans. I can usually tell on the basis of a first interview who is a probable candidate for treatment of candida-related complex (CRC). People suffering from this problem appear depressed, tired, anxious, and so spacey that they can't follow

Safey Issues Related to Inhaled and Systemic Corticosteroids

The NHLBI document states that inhaled corticosteroids are the most effective therapy for long-term control of mild, moderate, and severe persistent asthma and are well tolerated at recommended dosages. The overwhelming evidence demonstrating their efficacy far outweighs the small risks of adverse effects. Local adverse effects of ICS include oral candidiasis, dysphonia, reflex cough, or bronchospasm with inhalation. Spacer devices are recommended to prevent dysphonia and oral candidiasis. The key recommendations for reducing the potential adverse effects of ICSs are (i) administer ICS drugs with holding chambers or spacers (ii) patients should be instructed to rinse their mouths with tap water after each dose (iii) use the lowest effective doses (iv) consider adding a LABA to a low or medium dose of ICS rather than increase ICS dose (v) monitor growth in children and (vi) recommend supplemental calcium (1000-1500 mg day) and vitamin D in postmenopausal women receiving ICS therapy (2).

Mouth throat conditions

Symptoms Mouth ulcers on the tongue, walls of the mouth, and gums. Sore, raised, cream-colored patches may form in the mouth, usually indicating oral thrush. A sore throat may become ulcerated, and tonsillitis may set in. Abscesses may form in the roots of the teeth, causing painful swelling. Gums may become painfully inflamed and prone to bleeding (gingivitis). The teeth may also ache and loosen. Pain brought on by a toothache or a sore throat may extend to the ears. Other typical symptoms

Complications of GORD

Viruses, bacteria, fungi and mycobacterium can all cause oesophageal infection. The most common of these are candida. Oesophageal candidiasis occurs in debilitated patients and those taking broad-spectrum antibiotics or cytotoxic drugs. It is a particular problem in AIDS patients, who are also susceptible to a spectrum of oesophageal infections. Oesophageal candidiasis rarely develops in patients who do not have an underlying disease such as diabetes, immune deficiency or malignancy. The main symptoms of oesophageal candidiasis are dysphagia and odynophagia. Severe infection of the gullet can destroy oesopha-geal innervation, causing abnormal motility.

Morphine And Other Opioids

There is convincing evidence of the presence of opioid receptors on various types of human immune cells. The presence of opioid receptors on immune cells may allow for modulation of specific immune functions in the presence of exogenous opiates. Various administration schedules for opi-oids were shown to potentiate infections by Klebsiella pneumoniae and Candida albicans. The increased susceptibility was partly due to a decrease in reticuloendothelial-system activity as well as a reduction in the number of phagocytes, not by a direct cytotoxic effect of the opioid.

Complications To Heart And Blood Vessels

Endocarditis, an infection of the tissues in the heart, usually a heart valve, is a progressive disease characterized by frequent embolization (obstruction of blood vessels) and severe heart-valve destruction that can be fatal if not treated. This disease can result from repeated injection of the infective agents into the blood system, usually from nonsterile needles and or unusual methods of injection. Infective endocarditis is highly prevalent among drug abusers and should be suspected in any needle-using abuser who shows such symptoms as the following fever of unknown origin heart murmur pneumonia embolic phenomena blood cultures that are positive for Candida, Staphylococcus aureus or enterococcus, or Gram-negative organisms.

Applications To Health Promotion And Disease Prevention

The pepper is a source of dietary fiber, xanthophylls, carotenoids, and phenolics, and of vitamins A, C, and E. Capsaicin has hypoglycemic, anti-inflammatory, and anticancer actions. The saponin CAY-1 from pepper has antifungal activity against Aspergillus spp., Candida albicans, Trichophyton mentagrophytes, T. rubrum, T. tonsurans, and Microsporum canis.

Antimicrobial And Immuneenhancing Activity

Allicin is believed to be chiefly responsible for garlic's antimicrobial activity. More specifically, it has been found to exert antibacterial activity against a wide range of Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacteria, including multidrug-resistant enterotoxicogenic strains of Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus aureus, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Proteus spp., Streptococcus faecalis and Pseudomonas aeruginosa antifungal activity particularly against Candida albicans antiparasitic activity against some of the major human intestinal protozoan parasites such as Entamoeba histolytica and Giardia lamblia and antiviral activity (Ankri & Mirelman 1999). Ajoene is another important antimicrobial constituent, with greater antiviral activity than allien, according to one in vitro test (Weber et al 1992).

Presentday Cultivation And Usage

GSE has been used as effective medication against many types of internal and external infections caused by parasites, viruses, bacteria, and fungi. Furthermore, GSE has been shown to correct yeast imbalances. Several researchers have observed that GSE helps to eliminate Candida yeast infections, thrush, gingivitis, oral infections, colds and flu, sore throat, strep throat, and sinusitis. The beneficial mechanism of the prophylactic activity of GSE depends on the disruption of the organism's cytoplasmic membrane, thereby not allowing the viral or bacterial organism to develop resistance. GSE has been shown also to stimulate the immune system, and was reported to be highly effective against food poisoning and against cholera or dysentery infections, particularly when traveling to Third World countries. It is believed to rid the body of worms and parasites without affecting the beneficial so-called friendly bacteria. Consumption of the bioactive compounds found in grapefruit seed and...

Clinical Manifestationssystemic

An extensive discussion of the systemic manifestations of HIV AIDS would be quite lengthy and beyond the scope of this chapter. Note will be made of the PHI, which presents with fever, myalgias, pharyngitis, arthralgias, headache, and malaise. Nonpruritic maculo-papular rash of the face and trunk is reported in 30 to 70 of cases (10) Generalized lymphadenopathy, nausea, vomiting, neurological complications, oral ulceration, and candidiasis might be observed. Since PHI can present before antibody test seroconversion, diagnostic testing should utilize measurement of specific viral antigens or viral load for detection of HIV infection.

Energy Intake for Patients with Malnutrition

Malnourished or normals did not demonstrate the same benefit. In the third study, patients with less than 25 of recommended calorie intake (< 600 kcal) had a 3.7-fold increased rate of nosocomial bloodstream infections. Candida and coagulase-negative Staphylococcus accounted for 63 of the nosocomial infections, with candida accounting for 29 .

Antifungal activity

LF and lysozyme (muramidase), either singly or in combination, are fungicidal in nature and then combined activity is synergistic. Samaranayake and co-workers (1997) examined 20 oral isolates of Candida krusei and 5 isolates of Candida albicans for their susceptibility to human apo-LF and lysozyme, either singly or in combination, using an in vitro assay system. The two species exhibited significant interspecies differences in susceptibility to LF, but not for lysozyme C. krusei was more sensitive to LF (1.4 times) than C. albicans. Both species revealed significant intraspecies differences in their susceptibility to lysozyme, but not for LF. No synergistic antifungal activity of the two proteins on either Candida species was noted. LF could inhibit the growth of C.albicans in the absence of PMNL, and anti-LF antibodies reversed both this inhibition and the PMNL activation by MP-F2, GM-CSF, and LPS. Furthermore, PMNL may be activated by relevant candidal mannoproteins, and release of...

Dendritic Cell Interactions and Cytokine Production

Adaptive immunity is controlled by the generation of MHC-restricted effector T cells and production of cytokines (Abbas et al. 1996). DCs are able to stimulate naive T helper (Th) cells, which in turn may differentiate into Th1- versus Th2-polarized subsets Th1 cells secrete primarily interferon IFNy, whereas Th2 cells produce IL-4, IL-5, IL-10, and IL-13. Upon activation, DCs upregulate the expression of costimulatory molecules, such as CD80 and CD86, thereby increasing immunogenic-ity of peptide antigens presented. Finally, DC activation triggers production of cytokines, such as IL-12, IL-18, IL-4, or IL-10, that are able to polarize emerging T cell responses. Adding to the complexity, it is to date not clear whether all forms of activation of DCs necessarily result in increased immunogenicity. Furthermore, DCs can produce different cytokines in response to different activating stimuli (Moser and Murphy 2000). An example is shown by the observation that murine DCs phagocytosing...

Deficiency Signs And Symptoms

Clear deficiency signs are difficult to establish because the symptoms may vary enormously. Local signs and symptoms of an imbalance of the intestinal flora (intestinal dysbiosis) include bloating, flatulence, abdominal pain, diarrhoea and or constipation and fungal overgrowth (such as Candida).

Allergic rhinosinusitis

A more effective approach to nasal congestion and inflammation is the use of a topical nasal corticosteroid spray. This class of agent is the most potent and effective modality for the treatment of allergic rhinitis and is effective against all of the manifestations of this disorder (8). Common side effects include local nasal irritation and occasional thrush. Less common, but possibly important in the case of long-term use, are an increase in incidence of glaucoma, cataracts, and osteoporosis. These drugs diminish the inflammatory influx of cells into the nasal mucosa and diminish the strength of the local allergic response.

AIDSHuman Immunodeficiency Virus

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a retrovirus that is transmitted through blood or other body fluids. As the HIV destroys the CD4+ helper T-cells, the patient inevitably becomes immunodeficient, at which point the patient is considered to have acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, better known as AIDS. The conversion to the diagnosis of AIDS is met when the CD4+ count drops below 200 or when the patient exhibits any immunodeficient-defining symptom such as Kaposi's sarcoma, candidiasis, CMV disease, toxoplasmosis, or Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia. Initial symptoms are mild, most often fever, night sweats, fatigue, and mild lymphadenopathy. As the virus progresses and the patient becomes immunodeficient, opportunistic infections predominate. Immunosuppression also predisposes patients to neoplasms, particularly Kaposi's sarcoma and lymphoma. Diagnosis is usually made using an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) test. If the ELISA test is positive, a Western blot test is...

Historical Aspects

Echinacea is the most popular herbal immunostimulant in Europe and in the United States today (43). It is widely employed in oral form for the treatment and or prevention of the common cold as well as for upper- and lower-respiratory-tract infections, and to a lesser extent, topically for skin irritations and for the treatment of wounds and vulvovaginal candidiasis. The market value of echinacea preparations is estimated to lie between 5 and 10 billion per year representing 12 of herbal supplement sales in herbal stores in 1997, and sales are rapidly increasing. Including homeopathic preparations, more than 800 echinacea-containing drugs are currently on the market in Germany. A recent survey by the FDA found that 16 million Americans currently use botanical supplements and the industry has consistently grown at a rate of 25 annually since 1990 (43). Supplements containing echinacea are particularly popular based on a recent survey published in USA Today indicating that 19 of adult...

Homeopathic medicine

Homeopathy is most effective in treating candidiasis in the genitals. A practitioner will study the reason for the proliferation of the bacteria. Choice of constitutional remedy will depend upon individual symptoms (see page 18), and especially the characteristics of the vaginal discharge. Arsen. alb. is prescribed for a burning, offensive-smelling discharge associated with inflammation and Graphites for a profuse, thin, white discharge associated with inflammation. Medorrhinum is given for a fishy-

Ovarian and Urogenital Hormones

Female sex hormones have also been shown to exhibit effects on microbial cells, which may play a role during infection (reviewed by Sonnex 1998). Clinical anecdotes first led to the recognition that certain sexually transmitted diseases, such as Gonorrhea and Chlamydia, were more likely to occur in females at the time of menstruation (Sweet et al. 1986). While part of the reason may be related to hormonal influences on the host immune response, there is also evidence to support effects of female sex hormones on the bacteria themselves. Of note, Neisseria gon-orrhoeae shows adherence to vaginal epithelial cells, which varies depending upon the stage of the menstrual cycle (Sobel et al. 1981). In addition, a protein that contains estrogen-binding sites has been identified in Trichomonas vaginalis, along with evidence that estrogen may affect the organisms' motility and adherence to cells (Ford et al. 1987 Sugarman and Mummaw 1988 1990). Estrogen also has direct effects on the growth of...

Differential Diagnosis

In addition to the clinical symptoms of anemia, iron deficiency produces a microcytic, hypochromic anemia. Serum iron is low. Total iron-binding capacity is elevated. A similar clinical appearance of the tongue mucosa may be seen in Vitamin B complex deficiencies and pernicious anemia (Fig. 43). Atrophic candidiasis (Fig. 45) may also produce a sensitive, erythematous, depapillated lingual mucosal surface. In severe xerostomia, the tongue may exhibit atrophy of the lingual papillae and erythema that is frequently secondary to atrophic candidiasis. Central papillary atrophy is a localized form of depapillation secondary to candidiasis (Fig. 46).

Suicide and Depression

A cerebral allergic reaction to alcohol or other substances can cause suicidal depression. High levels of toxins from Candida albicans overgrowth can also affect the brain and central nervous system and induce suicidal depression. Alcoholism promotes both proliferation of candida and escalation of cerebral allergies. Since alcohol can inflict so much biochemical damage on the brain and nervous system, it should not be surprising that many alcoholics attempt suicide. One recent study found that up to 40 percent of all alcoholics try to take their own lives at east once another study found that 26 percent of the deaths of treated alcoholics were suicides. If you feel that you or someone close to you is a suicide risk, please reread this chapter carefully and encourage the changes recommended to restore normal balance and banish depression once and for all.

Hormones and Mating in Fungi

A reciprocal mating pheromone system has been described in the human pathogen Candida albicans. Naturally occurring a and a clinical isolates have been identified and can undergo mating. For these cells to become mating competent, they must first undergo transition from the white phase to the opaque phase. This well-described phenotypic switching system involves changes in the expression of many genes, including many involved in mating (Bennett et al. 2003). Cells of the mating type respond to the a pheromone by producing long polarized projections that can result in the mating process. During this process, transcription of many genes is induced. Of note, several of the genes encode surface and secreted proteins implicated in C. albicans virulence.

Effect of Hormonal Interactions on Antifungal Therapy

We have previously discussed the interactions between hormones and drug-resistance genes in Candida and Saccharomyces. Early studies had shown that ketocon-azole was a competitive stereo-specific binder for the CBP in C. albicans, and acted as an antagonist against mammalian glucocorticoid receptors (Stover et al. 1983). This binding did not appear related to the antifungal activity of the drug, and there appeared no corticoid effect on the activity. Others have reported inhibitory (Hogl and Raab 1980, 1982) or stimulatory (Ramondenc et al. 1998, 2001) interactions of steroids on azoles. It has been speculated that the presence of an estrogen-like 1,2 diarylethane moiety in azoles may relate to their antifungal activity, and synthesis of azole derivatives emphasizing this moiety produced compounds with antifungal activity (Massa et al. 1992).

My Chronic Fatigue Story

Carmen and I started to notice a pattern in my symptoms. Whenever I would eat something sweet, or drink a soda pop, all of my symptoms would go off together like a 3 alarm fire. This reminded Carmen of a girlfriend who had developed chronic yeast infections. We picked up the Yeast Connection book, and the name of a Natural Path who had helped the friend recover. This began my odyssey into the fringes of conventional medicine. There were some strong clues with the yeast theory. Eliminating all forms of sugar, and testing myself for food allergies helped to stabilize my situation. Some stool tests and we were convinced that somehow yeast had taken over my body chemistry. My illness gained a focus, it became a pitched battle with chronic yeast infection. The center of my yeast problem was my lower intestine. I became an expert on how to kill those little buggers in my gut, and it helped. My energies increased a little, and my symptoms eased somewhat. A friend heard a nutritionist...

Functional properties

Vanillin exhibits in vitro antifungal activity against the yeasts Candida albicans and Cryptococcus neoformans (Boonchird and Flegel, 1982) Minimal inhibitory concentrations of vanillin for C. albicans and C. neoformans were found to be 1250 and 738 g ml-1, while minimal fungicidal concentrations were 5000 and 1761 g ml-1, respectively. It is also reported to inhibit the growth of some food spoilage yeasts (e.g. Saccharomyces cerevisiae, Zygosaccharomyces rouxii, Z. bailii and Debaryomyces hansenii) in culture media and some fruit pur es (Cerrutti and Alzamora, 1996).

Clinical Manifestations

NME is the hallmark finding in glucagonoma syndrome. It is characterized by a polymorphous eruption that most commonly presents as scaly, erythematous papules and plaques with superficial erosions. The lesions typically are in a perioral distribution on the face (Fig. 9), but also involve the perineum, lower abdomen, thighs, buttocks, and less commonly the distal extremities. NME has been reported to be the presenting complaint in approximately two-thirds of patients with this tumor, but there are only rare cases of glucagonoma without NME ever occurring. Stomatitis, glossitis, dystrophic nails, and alopecia can also be seen. The eruption is frequently misdiagnosed as seborrheic dermatitis or intertrigo and can also resemble pemphigus foliaceus, acrodermatitis enteropathica, chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis, or psoriasis.

Functional properties and toxicity

To assess the antifungal activity of thyme oil, attention was directed towards some food-spoiling fungi, especially Aspergillus (Conner and Beuchat, 1984 Farag et al., 1986, 1989 Deans and Ritchie, 1987), and to various dermatophytes (Janssen et al., 1988) as well as some phytopathogenic fungi, e.g. Rhizoctonia solani, Pythium ultimum, Fusarium solani and Calletotrichum lindemthianum (Zambonelli et al., 1996). The yeast Candida albicans was also inhibited by thyme oils, namely those of T. vulgaris and T. zygis (Menghini et al., 1987 Cabo et al., 1978). Thymus serpyllum was found to be highly active against various species of Penicillium, Fusarium and Aspergillus (Agarwal and Mathela, 1979 Agarwal et al., 1979). It could be demonstrated that thyme oil (T. vulgaris) inhibits both mycelial growth and aflatoxin synthesis of Aspergillus parasiticus (Tantaoui-Elaraki and Beraoud, 1994).

Condylomata acuminata

Contagious disease Any communicable disease. (Previously, the term referred to any disease transmitted by direct physical contact.) Some of the contagious diseases are actinomycosis, amebiasis, candidiasis, chicken pox, cholera, colds, conjunctivitis, diphtheria, gastroenteritis, giardiasis, hepatitis, herpes, influenza, meningitis, mononucleosis, mumps, paratyphoid fever, pediculosis, pneumonia, ringworm, roundworm infection, rubella, shigellosis, strep throat, syphilis, tuberculosis, typhoid fever, and whooping cough.

Indications Coriander

DEP PHR PH2) Headache (f1 PH2 X15612768) Gas (f1 APA BGB DEP EGG) Gastrosis (f1 BGB HHB BIB DEP EGG PHR PH2) Hemorrhoid (f APA DEP PH2) Hernia (f BIB) Hiccup (f KAB) Hysteria (f BIB BOU JFM) Impotence (f BIB BOU) Induration (f JLH) Infection (f1 HH2 PH2) Inflammation (f KAB) Intoxication (f BIB DEP) Jaundice (f KAB) Kernel (f JLH) Leprosy (f PHR PH2) Listeria (1 X11929164) Measles (f APA HAD PH2) Mycosis (f1 DEP HH2 X15612768) Nausea (f BIB GHA IHB) Nervousness (f BIB) Neuralgia (f APA BIB EGG NAD) Neurosis (f BOU) Obesity (1 X15462185) Ophthalmia (f BOU DEP GHA) Orchosis (f BOU) Otosis (f BOU) Pain (f KAB PH2) Parasite (f BOU) Pharyngosis (f PHR PH2) Ptomaine (f BIB) Puerperium (f PHR) Rash (f PHR PH2) Rheumatism (f BOU HHB NAD) Salmonella (1 HH2 X15161192) Scabies (f KAB) Sclerosis (f BIB) Scrofula (f PH2) Smallpox (f DEP) Snakebite (f BIB) Sore (f DEP) Soroche (f EGG) Splenosis (f BIB) Stomachache (f BIB EGG EB49 406) Stomatosis (f KAB PHR PH2) Swelling (f DEP GHA) Syphilis (f BIB...

Can 600 Mcg Of Misoprostol And 300mg Of White Quinine Cause Abortion

Side effects Diarrhea, vomiting, rash, metallic taste in the mouth. May cause yeast infection in women or diaper rash in children. Side effects Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea. May cause yeast infection in women or diaper rash in children. Side effects Diarrhea, upset stomach. May cause yeast infection in women or diaper rash in children. Side effects Upset stomach, nausea, diarrhea. May cause yeast infection in women or diaper rash in children. Side effects May cause yeast infection in women or diaper rash in children. Important Stop using gentian violet if it irritates the skin. A person with a yeast infection should not have sex until she is cured, to avoid passing the infection to her partner. Gentian violet will stain skin and clothes purple. For yeast infections in a baby's mouth (thrush) (p. 290), wipe the baby's mouth and the mother's nipples with a 0.25 liquid once a day for up to 5 days. For yeast infections of the vagina (see p. 327), make a vaginal insert by soaking clean...

Drugs Used to Treat Infectious Diseases

Dazole, used to treat vaginal mycotic infections caused by Candida species. Pregnant women should use the drug only in the second and third trimesters. ciclopirox olamine (Trade name Loprox) A broad-spectrum, topical agent used to treat fungus infections (such as ringworm or tinea) by inhibiting the growth of dermatophytes and Candida albicans. clotrimazole (Trade names Gyne-Lotrimin, Lotrimin, Mycelex) A broad-spectrum antifungal drug used in topical applications to treat fungal and yeast infections including ringworm and infections of the genital organs. It is applied as a cream or solution or as vaginal pessaries. It is not prescribed for use in the eyes contact with eyes should be avoided. econazole (Trade name Spectrazole) An antifungal drug used to treat ringworm of the scalp, athlete's foot, jock itch, sun fungus, nail fungus, candidiasis, and others. Available in powder, cream, lotion, ointment, or vaginal tablet, the medication acts quickly (often within two days), killing...

Quorum Sensing Signals

AIPs produced by one strain of bacteria may alter the behavior of other bacterial strains. For example, cross-inhibition of agr gene expression between S. aureus strains and Staphlococcus epidermis and S. lugdunensis has been reported (Ji et al. 1997 Otto and Gotz 2001). Some peptide autoinducers, such as the antibiotic nisin produced by L. lactis during fermentation or the cationic peptide subtilin from B. subtilis, also exhibit antimicrobial activity (Schuller et al. 1989 Cheigh et al. 2002). Evidence that AIPs participate in interkingdom signaling is currently lacking however, it is interesting to note that mammalian cells synthesize petides that resemble AIPs that are called defensins or host defense peptides (HDPs). HDPs are sythesized as precursor peptides and proteolytically processed in a manner similar to AIPs (Sahl et al. 2005). HDPs are generally short oligopetides that are cationic, amphiphilic, and are capable of killing bacteria. The antimicrobial function of HDPs...

Recent advances in antiplaque agents Chemoprophylactic agents antimicrobial peptides antiquorum sensing approach and

Replacement therapy has been suggested as a strategy for replacement of pathogenic microorganisms modified to become less virulent. Some requirements for this type of approach are important, such as the replaced organism must not cause disease by itself it must persistently colonize and must possess a high degree of genetic stability. DNA technology has enabled to produce potential candidates for replacement therapy in the prevention of dental caries. Among these, there is the super-colonizing strain of S. mutans. This strain produces mutacin, which allows it to replace the wild-type strain efficiently. It lacks the enzyme lactate dehydrogenase and therefore is unable to produce lactate (Hillman et al., 2000). Other ureolitic recombinant strains have been constructed and are capable of hydrolyzing urea to ammonia, thereby offsetting the environment acidification (Clancy et al., 2000). The potential advantages of using antimicrobial peptides as antimicrobial drugs are significant...

Medications and Their Effects on Gum Disease

Overgrowth of gum tissue and candidiasis can also be caused by prolonged use of antibiotics, which reduce the body's defense mechanisms by stimulating immunosuppressants. This condition is characterized by a thick white mucous covering on the tongue. Patients with this condition may have more plaque because they have pain from the condition and therefore cannot brush their teeth easily.

Participation of Neurotransmitters in Chemical Relations Between Organisms

Kagarlitskii et al. 2003 Oleskin and Kirovskaya 2006 Oleskin 2007). Neurotransmitters participate in the communication with each other for growth, in particular serotonin as an intercellular communication agent accelerating and possibly synchronizing development of the microbial cells. Exogenous serotonin stimulates the growth of yeast Candida guillermondii, and the Gram-positive bacterium Streptococcus faecalis at low concentration near 10-7 M added with a periodicity of 2 h (Strakhovskaya et al. 1993). Photoactivation of the synthesis of endogenous serotonin in cells exposed to UV light at 280-360 nm led to the photostimulation of the same cultivated cells in lag-phase (Strakhovskaya et al. 1991 Belenikina et al. 1991). Exogenous serotonin at 2 x 10-7-10-5 M also accelerates culture growth and induces cell aggregation in E. coli and R. rubrum (Oleskin et al. 1998a, b). Moreover, dopamine and norepinephrine stimulate the growth of E. coli, S. enterica, Y. enterocolitica, and the...

FIGURE 16 Oral hairy leukoplakia associated with EBV Source From

Oral Hairy Leukoplakia Ebv

Epstein-Barr Virus and Oral Hairy Leukoplakia. OHL has been encountered since the early epidemic and has been strongly linked to Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) (3). It has a typical appearance of whitish thickening of the lateral tongue (Fig. 16), more specifically of the foliate papillae on either or both sides, appearing corrugated or hairy (Fig. 17) it is rarely found in other areas of the oral cavity. In contrast to pseudomembranous oral candidiasis, the lesions cannot be scraped away with a tongue blade. It is the most common oral lesion in HIV-infected persons, encountered in 20 of asymptomatic patients and becoming more frequent with disease progression, with pseudomembranous candidiasis the second most common, encountered in about 6 . It does not, however, signify the presence of HIV infection, being infrequently found in solid organ or bone marrow transplant recipients or patients undergoing chemotherapy. Presence of OHL, regardless of the size of the lesion, signifies a more rapid...

Non Hodgkins Lymphoma and Hodgkins Disease

Hepatic Lymphoma

On US, both Hodgkin's and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma commonly appear as single or multiple hypoechoic masses, often with indistinct margins. Multiple hypoechoic lesions may mimic the appearance of a diffuse infectious process such as candidiasis. In the diffuse lymphomatous form the echogenicity of the hepatic parenchyma may be normal or heterogeneous and the overall architecture of the liver may be altered. Occasionally, patients with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma have echogenic or target-like lesions 103 . If there is bleeding within the tumor, the ultrasonographic characteristics of a cyst may be seen 93 .

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Melaleuca Cajuputi

Traditional Medicinal Uses In Malaysia, it is used for the treatment of colic and cholera. It is also used externally for thrush, vaginal infection, acne, athlete's foot, verruca, warts, insect bites, cold sore and nits. 5 Cajuput oil is distilled from the leaves and used by the Burmese to treat gout. The Indochinese uses cajeput oil for rheumatism and pain in the joints and as an analgesic. 2 The oil is used externally in Indonesia for burns, colic, cramps, earache, headache, skin diseases, toothache and wounds. When administered internally, it can induce sweating and act as a stimulant and antispasmodic. In the Philippines, the leaves are used to treat asthma. 26

Leukotriene Modifiers Safety Considerations

Standard asthma treatments may be complicated by several adverse effects. For instance, p-agonists may cause tachycardia, palpitations, and headaches. Theophylline has a very narrow toxic-therapeutic window, interacts with many medications, and may cause tremors, nausea, and several other ill effects. While systemic corticosteroids have a myriad of adverse effects, including hyperglycemia, growth retardation, hypertension, insomnia, and edema, even inhaled corticosteroids pose risks, including cataracts, thrush, adrenal suppression, and bone loss (162,163). In contrast, the leu-kotriene modifiers continue to have an excellent safety profile and offer the

Indications Dandelion

Abscess (f CRC MAD) Acne (f VAD) Adenopathy (f JLH) Ague (f BIB) Alactea (f LMP PH2) Alcoholism (f SKY) Alzheimer's (1 FNF) Anemia (f1 AAH DEM JFM WAM) Anorexia (12 APA KOM PH2 PIP VAD) Arthrosis (f BIB) Backache (f DEM) Bacteria (1 WOI) Biliary Dyskinesia (2 PIP) Biliousness (f BIB) Bladderstones (2 KOM) Boil (f CRC LMP) Bronchosis (f12 APA BIB LAF) Bruise (f BIB CRC) Cachexia (f NAD) Cancer (f CRC) Cancer, bladder (f JLH) Cancer, bowel (f JLH) Cancer, breast (f CRC JLH) Cancer, liver (f JLH) Cancer, spleen (f JLH) Caries (f CRC LMP) Cardiopathy (f APA BIB) Catarrh (f BIB CRC) Cellulite (1 FT71 S73) Chill (f HJP) Cholecystosis (2 BGB CRC HH3 KOM PH2) Cirrhosis (SKYf ) Cold (1 APA) Colic (1 PH2) Congestion (1 PH2) Conjunctivosis (f AAH AKT) Constipation (f1 FAD SKY FT71 S73) Consumption (f BIB) Cough (f MAD) Cramp (f DEM) Cystosis (1 WAM) Dermatosis (f APA BGB KAP KOM PH2) Diabetes (f1 BIB CRC JFM KOM MAD PH2 X15704495 X14750205) Dropsy (f1 BGB BIB DEM KAP MAD) Dysentery (f AKT)...

Functions of Neurotransmitters on Different Evolutionary Steps

Stimulation of growth of culture and cellular aggregation bacteria Streptococcus faecalis, yeast Candida guillermondii, E. coli K-12 and Rhodospirillum rubrum. Regulation of membrane potential 1993 Neal et al. 2001 Freestone et al. 2007 Anuchin et al. 2007, 2008). Similar effects on Gram-negative bacteria E. coli, S. enterica and Y. enterocolitica were observed for norepinephrine (Lyte and Ernst 1992, 1993 Lyte et al. 1997 Freestone et al. 1999, 2007 Burton et al. 2002) and on E .coli for epinephrine (Anuchin et al. 2007 Freestone et al. 2007). Serotonin stimulated cultural growth and cellular aggregation of bacterial species, including Streptococcus faecalis, the yeast Candida guillermondii, (Strakhovskaya et al. 1993), E. coli K-12 and Rhodospirillum rubrum at concentrations of 2 x 10-7-2 x 10-5 M (Oleskin et al. 1998a, b Anuchin et al. 2007, 2008). Moreover, histamine showed similar effects on E. coli (Anuchin et al. 2007, 2008). Serotonin at 10-6-10-5 M concentrations also...

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Side effects Common side effects include mild stomach cramps, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea that go away with time. Like other antibiotics, cephalosporins may encourage the growth of fungus normally found in the body, causing a sore tongue, mouth sores, or a vaginal yeast infection.

Chronic fatigue syndrome

In the 1860s, it was called neurasthenia, and considered to be a neurosis characterized by weakness and fatigue. In the 1960s it was called Icelander's disease. Since then, physicians have blamed the symptoms variously on iron-poor blood (anemia), low blood sugar (hypoglycemia), allergies, or a body-wide yeast infection (CANDIDIASIS). In the mid-1980s, the disease was believed to be caused by the Epstein-Barr virus, after scientists found signs of the EBV antibodies in affected patients. Since then, scientists realized that the EBV is so common, it is actually found in the blood of many healthy Americans, while some people with no EBV antibodies have the symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome. Scientists have also studied a range of other possible causes, including EPSTEIN-BARR and other HERPES infections, the yeast organism CANDIDA ALBICANS, and immune system or hormone regulation problems. Many of these problems are found among CFS patients, but scientists have not yet been able to...

Vaccine Injury Compensation Program A

Vaginal yeast infection 289 Some of the most common vaginal infections are bacterial VAGINITIS, TRICHOMONIASIS, and VAGINAL YEAST INFECTION. vaginal yeast infection A type of infection (also known as CANDIDIASIS) that infects the vagina. vagina however, when certain conditions upset the delicate balance, a vaginal yeast infection can occur. These conditions include Yeast infections commonly occur after a woman has been taking antibiotics for a different infection. Penicillins, tetracyclines, and cephalosporins are particularly associated with this problem. It is not clear whether a woman can give infections to her sexual partner some studies suggest male partners of women with infections have positive cultures for yeast, but without symptoms. It is possible to pass the infection to a newborn during delivery, causing THRUSH in the baby in the first few weeks of life. Treatment Creams and suppositories are available over the counter to cure yeast infections. They are inserted into the...

Inflammatory Autoimmune

Dysphagia and odynophagia are common symptoms, with swelling and airway obstruction occurring less frequently. Dehydration, malnutrition, and weight loss are common in severely affected patients without a secondary means of alimentation. Treatment is symptomatic. Appropriate hydration, in addition to the use of salivary substitutes and sucralfate, is recommended acutely. Salivary flow may be increased chronically with cholinergic drugs such as pilocarpine. Mouthwashes containing combinations of carafate, aluminum hydroxide, diphenhydramine, and nystatin can be useful for symptomatic relief. Superinfections with bacteria or fungi such as candida are common and should be managed accordingly. Oral or systemic glucocorticords may provide short-term relief of symptoms in severe manifestations of radiation pharyngitis.

Sweet Leaf Bush Cekup Manis Daun Katuk

Daun Katuk

Made from the juice of the fresh leaves and honey, and applied to the tongue and gums cures thrush of the tongue in infants. The leaves are used for erythema, measles and dysuria. Its roots serve as a diuretic and relieve congestion. 4 The root decoction is used for fever and urinary bladder complaints. 11

Acidum Nitricum For Heartburn

Painful periods & menstrual pain 256-57 premenstrual syndrome 256-57 vaginal thrush 260-61 septic conditions 40 Serenoa repens (Sabal) 166, 305 Serenoa serrulata see Serenoa repens severe eczema 194 sexual intercourse 198 sexual problems 51, 69 sulphuratum rubrum sulfuret of lime see Hepar sulphuris calcareum Sulphur (Sulfur) 99, 308 dandruff 242-43 heartburn 234-35 diaper rash 246-47 measles 252-53 menopause 258-59 mild eczema 240-41 skin problems in elderly people 268-69 vaginal thrush 260-61 Sulphur iod. sulfur iodide 308

Antiretroviral And Antibacterial

Hyperforin has also demonstrated antiviral and antibacterial activity (Medina et al 2006). Hyperforin exhibits effective antibacterial activity against MRSAand other Gram-positive bacteria, but no growth-inhibitory effect on Gram-negative bacteria or Candida albicans (Schempp et al 1999).

Vaginitis And Cervicitis

Clinical data support the use of tea tree oil for vaginitis and cervicitis caused by Trichomonas vaginalis or Candida albicans (WHO 2003). An open study found that intravaginal application of tampons saturated in a diluted emulsified solution successfully healed vaginitis and cervicitis (n 130) caused by T. vaginalis. Vaginal pessaries containing 0.2 g essential oil inserted nightly eradicated symptoms of leucorrhoea and burning in 86 of women with C. a b 'cans vaginitis after 30 days in with 75 becoming free of infection. A case report shows that a 5-day course of 200 mg tea tree oil in a vegetable oil base inserted into the vagina may also be successful at treating vaginal candidiasis (Blackwell 1991). As used here, tea tree oil treatment eradicated anaerobic bacterial vaginosis, confirmed upon examination 1 month later.

Occurrence of Neurotransmitters in Living Organisms 221 Discoveries

Some microorganisms living within parasitic nematodes are also able to synthesize serotonin (Hsu et al. 1986). In the bacterial flora of the ascarid Ascaris suum, mainly facultative anaerobes (17 species) produced and excreted serotonin into the culture medium of up to 14.32-500.00 jmg g of fresh mass for Corynebacterium sp. (in the tissues of the helminth itself only 0.25 jmg serotonin per g fresh mass). The concentration of serotonin, in terms of mg serotonin 109 cells for different cultures of microorganisms isolated from helminths is as follows Klebsiella pneumoniae 8.15, Aeromonas 26.71, Citrobacter 0.58, Corynebacterium sp. 14.32-500.00, Enterobacteria aggiomerans 2.93, Shigella 1.04, Achromobacter xylosoxidans 1.66, Chromobacterium 3.67, Achromobacter 0.15, Acinetobacter 11.79, Streptococcus 37.52, Listeria monocytogens 4.71, and E. coli 3.33. Serotonin has also been found in the yeast Candida guillermondii and bacterium Enterococcus faecalis (Fraikin et al. 1989 Belenikina et...

Biotin in Regulation of the Cell Cycle

Biotin deficiency, and the functional deficiency associated with lack of holocarboxylase synthetase (Section, or biotinidase (Section, causes alopecia (hair loss) and a scaly erythematous dermatitis, especially around the body orifices. The dermatitis is similar to that seen in zinc and essential fatty acid deficiency, and is commonly associated with Candida albicans infection. Histology of the skin shows an absence of sebaceous glands and atrophy of the hair follicles. The dermatitis is because of impaired metabolism of polyunsaturated fatty acids as a result of low activity of acetyl CoA carboxylase (Section In biotin-deficient experimental animals, provision of supplements of long-chain 6 polyunsaturated fatty acids prevents the development of skin lesions (Mock et al., 1988a, 1988b Mock, 1991).

Botox and fibromyalgia

You may also develop a yeast infection while you're taking antibiotics because the bacteria that were killed by the antibiotic were also the ones that had previously kept the yeast at bay. They're gone, so the yeast can proliferate. So, it's not exactly true that the only good bacteria are dead bacteria.

Mycobacterial Infections

Oroesophageal Candidiasis or Candidosis. Oroesophageal candidiasis or candidosis is a superficial infection of the oral, pharyngeal, and esophageal mucosa caused by the fungus Candida. It represents the most common fungal OI among HIV-infected individuals about 90 of all patients will develop it during the course of the disease. Normally present in the oral cavity in healthy persons, Candida can overgrow and through upregulation of genes or via infection with more virulent strains can cause infection. In 75 of cases, the oral infection is associated with concurrent involvement of the esophagus or the larynx and tracheobronchial tree, especially in deep immunosuppression. Typically seen in the pre-HIV era as a complication of antibiotic treatment, it has been one of the cardinal presentations of advanced HIV infection with CD4 counts of less than 200 cells mm3, but can be seen during acute HIV infection or in the asymptomatic stage. Presence of oral candidiasis or oral hairy...

Why should I take drugs that have side effects

Inflammation of the bladder associated with symptoms of urinary frequency and urgency. Pyelonephritis an acute infection of the kidney associated with fever, contrasting with cystitis (a bladder infection) where fever does not occur. Thrush throat infection by the yeast Candida albicans. It commonly complicates treatment with antibiotics and steroids. Yeast vaginitis a common infection due to the yeast Candida albicans. Systemic infections Although yeast infestation of throat (thrush) and yeast vaginitis are relatively common problems with steroid treatment, they are usually generally easy to manage. Systemic infections are rare, but these can occasionally be very serious. Fungal infections are unusual except accompanying chronic steroid use.

Onset of AIDS and Decline

The point at which doctors say an HIV infection has turned into AIDS is defined by a patient meeting criteria set by the CDC. According to the CDC's current definition, a person is considered to have AIDS when he or she tests positive for HIV and has either a helper T cell count of less than two hundred cells per milliliter of blood (normal levels are between five hundred and eighteen hundred) or has at least one opportunistic infection. The most common opportunistic infections included in the CDC's definition of AIDS are some that had been diagnosed in the earliest AIDS patients Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP) Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) cryptococcosis yeast infections (Candidiasis) of the esophagus, trachea, bronchi, or lungs cytomegalovirus disease (CMV) and toxoplasmosis of the brain.

Human Immunodeficiency Virus

Other head and neck manifestations include parotid gland enlargement, orophar-yngeal candidiasis, nasopharyngeal neoplasms (Kaposi or lymphoma), oral ulcerations, and oral hairy leukoplakia. Nontender parotid gland enlargement may be a heralding sign of HIV infection (14) and may be uni- or bilateral. Enlargement is most often attributable to the benign lymphoepithelial cyst, which is characterized by uni- or multilocular cyst masses, similar to the benign lymphoepithelial lesion found in Sj gren's syndrome. In contrast to the Sj gren's lesion, the cysts noted in HIV infection are thought to originate from ductal pressure induced by intraparotid lymph node hyperplasia associated with generalized lymphadenopathy (15). Please see Chapter 2 for detailed discussion of Sj gren' s syndrome.

Side Effects of Corticosteroids

The side effects of corticosteroids are numerous and very common. They include Cushing's syndrome, fluid retention, increased appetite and weight gain, truncal obesity (skinny arms and legs but increased fat on back and stomach), moon face (fat cheeks), stretch marks, acne, growth retardation, bone-weakening calcium loss, avascular necrosis, muscle weakness, poor blood sugar control (diabetes), cataracts, increased intraocular pressure, increased infections, oral and vaginal thrush, atherosclerosis, extra hair growth, and mood changes. In addition to these common side effects, corticosteroids also may cause high blood pressure, inflammation of the pancreas, and pseudotumor cerebrae (increased pressure in the brain, associated with severe headaches and visual problems).


Hydro-alcoholic extracts have been shown to have antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal activities. The in vitro antifungal activity of calendula flower extracts has been investigated against Aspergillus niger, Rhlzopus japonicum, Candida albicans, C. troplcallsand Rhodotorula glutlnis. Calendula extract showed a high degree of activity against all fungi and the inhibitory effect was comparable to that of standard antifungals (Kasiram et al 2000). A flower extract has been shown to inhibit trichomonas. The oxygenated terpenes are thought to be the main active compounds (Gracza & Szasz 1968, Samochowiec et al 1979). A 70 hydro-alcoholic extract demonstrated virucidal activity against influenza virus and suppressed the growth of HSV (Bogdanova et al 1970). Calendula flower extract has also been shown to possess anti-HIV activity in vitro (Kalvatchev et al 1997).

Indications Dill

Anorexia (f12 APA PHR) Aposteme (f CRC JLH) Bacillus (1 TRA) Bacteria (12 APA ZUL) Bronchosis (12 PHR) Bruise (f CRC) Cancer (f CRC JLH) Cancer, abdomen (f CRC JLH) Cancer, anus (f CRC JLH) Cancer, breast (f JLH) Cancer, colon (f CRC JLH) Cancer, liver (f CRC JLH) Cancer, mouth (f CRC JLH) Cancer, stomach (f CRC JLH) Cancer, throat (f CRC JLH) Candida (1 X12797755) Cardiopathy (1, TRA) Childbirth (f JFM) Cholecocystosis (2 PHR) Cold (f12 PHR) Colic (f1 CRC GHA PNC ZUL) Condylomata (f CRC) Cough (f12 APA CRC PHR) Cramp (f1 BOU PHR PH2 TRA) Diabetes (1 TRA) Dropsy (f AHL CRC) Dyslactea (f1 APA BOU CRC JFM NMH TRA) Dyspepsia (f12 APA CRC KOM) Enterosis (f12 APA GHA JLH PHR PH2) Escherichia (1 TRA) Fever (f12 PHR) Fibroid (f JLH) Fungus (1 X12797755) Gas (f1 JFM TRA ZUL) Gastralgia (f1 TRA) Gastrosis (f12 APA PHR

Burning Mouth

Burning mouth is an intraoral chronic pain disorder that is usually without associated mucosal or oral signs. You may feel a burning sensation on your tongue, and stinging and itching in the front and back regions of your tongue. It can be caused by a geographic tongue (inflammation sporadically mapped out on your tongue) or an infection such as candidiasis. Or you may have a contact allergy from wearing dentures.


Garlic oil is effective against numerous bacteria, viruses and fungi including Staphylococcus aureus, MRSA, and several species of Candida, Aspergillus and Cryptococcus neoformans in vitro (Davis et al 1994, Tsao & Yin 2001, Yoshida et al 1987). As such, it has been used both internally and externally to treat various infections and prevent wound infection.

Indications Ladanum

Anxiety (f VAD) Arthrosis (f VAD) Asthma (f BOU) Bacteria (1 JAD X8134413) Broncho-sis (f JAD) Cancer, anus (f JLH) Cancer, uterus (f JLH) Candida (1 JAD) Cardiopathy (1 X15325737) Catarrh (f BIB BOU ZOH) Corn (f JLH) Diarrhea (f JAD) Duodenosis (f VAD) Dysentery (f BIB BOU ZOH) Dyspnea (f BIB) Escherichia (1 JAD) Fracture (f JAD) Fungus (1 JAD) Gastrosis (f JLH VAD) Headache (f VAD) Hepatosis (f JLH) Hernia (f JAD) Hysteria (f BIB) Induration (f JLH) Infection (1 JAD X8134413) Inflammation (f VAD) Insomnia (f VAD) Leukemia (1 X9581515) Leukorrhea (f JAD) Myalgia (f VAD) Mycosis (1 JAD) Neuralgia (f VAD) Osteoarthritis (f VAD) Polyp (f JLH) Proctosis (f JLH) Rhinosis (f JLH) Sore (f JLH) Spasm (1 X15138007) Splenosis (f JLH) Staphylococcus (1 JAD) Ulcer (f VAD) Uterosis (f JLH).

Indications Myrrh

Abrasion (1 CAN) Adnexitis (f MAD) Alopecia (f MAD NAD) Amenorrhea (f BGB DEP FEL MAD NAD PH2) Aphthae (1 CAN) Arthrosis (1 GHA) Arteriosclerosis (f MAD) Asthma (f1 APA DEP FEL) Athlete's Foot (1 SKY) Bacteria (1 JNP64 1460) Bedsores (f APA) Bladder stone (f BIB) Boils (f PNC) Bronchosis (f1 APA BGB DEP FEL) Bruise (f BOW) Cancer (f APA PH2) Cancer, abdomen (f PH2) Cancer, colon (f PH2) Candidiasis (f1 BGB NAD) Canker Sore (1 APA SKY) Carbuncle (f PH2) Caries (f FEL NAD) Catarrh (f BGB CAN FEL) Chilblain (f BIB) Chlorosis (f BIB DEP NAD) Circulosis (f BOW) Cold (f1 BGB CAN GHA SKY) Congestion (f1 APA BGB DEP) Consumption (f MAD) Cough

Viral Infections

CMV disease in HIV is usually reactivation of a latent, previously acquired infection in patients with CD4 count of less than 100 cells mm3 (19) The typical primary CMV infection, presenting with a mononucleosis-like syndrome characterized by fever, pharyngitis, lymphadenopathy, and malaise, is not usually encountered in the setting of HIV infection. In the pre-HAART era, CMV reactivation disease could be asymptomatic or cause fever and constitutional symptoms or end organ disease, occurring in 40 of AIDS patients. The most common organ involved is the retina, in 85 of cases, with the GI tract accounting for another 10 . In the HAART era, incidence of new CMV-reactivation disease has decreased dramatically and is usually seen with CD4 counts less than 50 cells mm3. Oral and esophageal ulcers are the most common upper GI tract manifestation, CMV being the second most common cause of esophagitis after Candida, with HSV being the third. Necrotizing gingivitis and...

Indications Cumin

Adenoma (1 X16608205) Adenopathy (f1 JLH X16608205) Alzheimer's (1 COX FNF) Amenorrhea (f1 BOU HH2 VAD) Anorexia (f BIB VAD) Asthma (f BIB) Atherosclerosis (1 COX FNF X16608205) Bacillus (1 X10548758) Bacteria (1 X10548758 X15934015 X15631509) Bite (f DEP) Boil (f BIB KAB) Cancer (f1 JLH JAC7 405 X16608205) Cancer, abdomen (f1 JLH JAC7 405) Cancer, colon (f1 JLH JAC7 405 X16608205) Cancer, ear (f JLH) Cancer, esophagus (f1 JAC7 405) Cancer, liver (f JLH) Cancer, pancreas (f1 JNU) Cancer, spleen (f JLH) Cancer, stomach (f1 JLH JAC7 405) Cancer, testes (f JLH) Cancer, throat (f JLH) Cancer, uterus (f JLH) Cancer, uvula (f JLH) Candida (1 HH2) Cardiopathy (f1 BIB HJP X16608205) Childbirth (f HJP) Chills (f BIB) Cholera (1 HH2) Cold (f BIB BOU) Colic (f BOU BIB EGG GHA PHR PH2) Condylomata (f BIB JLH) Conjunctivosis (f BIB) Constipation (f BIB) Consumption (f BIB) Corn (f BIB JLH) Corneal Opacities (f BIB KAB) Cough (f BIB) Cramps (f BIB BOU) Debility (f NAD) Dermatosis (1 BIB JAR12 83)...


Vaginitis is an inflammation of the lining of the vagina. It is caused by a hormonal imbalance during postmenopause or postpartum by irritations from allergies or irritating substances and chemicals or by bacteria, candidiasis, or yeast infection, and trichomoniasis. The symptoms include itching, pain, and a white discharge. It is recommended sugar and possibly fruit juices be avoided in the diet as yeast thrives in that particular environment. Boric acid and gentian violet have shown to be as effective as prescribed antibiotics. Cinnamon for candidiasis Herbal therapy Gentian violet soak tampon, effective against Candida albicans, has antibiotic properties will stain clothes a purple color. Tea tree very effective for candidiasis and trichomoniasis.

Signs And Symptoms

Weight loss, diarrhea, and night sweats. At about the same time or later, patients develop opportunistic infections or cancers. The diagnosis of one of the opportunistic infections or cancers indicates that the patient has developed AIDS. Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia, a fungal infection of the lung, is the most common opportunistic infection among AIDS patients. Other opportunistic infections include candidiasis of the mouth (thrush), cryptococcal meningitis, amebiasis, and cryptosporidiosis. Tuberculosis is another serious infection that has become increasingly common because of the AIDS pandemic.

Clinical Tests

The review that follows places primary emphasis on clinical studies completed in the last 10 years but includes a few earlier studies that produced particularly informative results. Much of this information represents use by injection. The most consistently positive clinical results involving echinacea preparations are those using the expressed juices, particularly using a commercial product named Echinacin, which contains an extract of the juice of the aerial portion of E. purpurea preserved by the addition of 22 of ethanol (4). An adjuvant study of the use of expressed juice of E. purpurea over 6 months on recurrent vaginal Candida infections showed that a 6-day local treatment with Econazol led to a 60 recurrence rate contrasted with a 516 rate with the expressed echinacea juice (128). In patients with acute viral and bacterial infections that had produced inflammations, white cells proliferated while T-4 cells decreased whereas T-8 cells did not. This study did involve...

Infection Viral

HIV is a retrovirus that infects CD4+ lymphocytes and monocytes. It is transmitted by sexual contact, blood transfusions, needle-stick injuries, maternal fetal transmission across the placenta, and maternal breast milk consumption. Acute prodromes of HIV infection include fever, malaise, cervical lymphadenopathy, and pharyngitis. Initial presentation is often confused with infectious mononucleosis and diagnosis is often delayed. These symptoms are usually self-limiting and resolve in approximately 7 to 10 days. Opportunistic infections with diseases such as HSV, CMV, and candida are the hallmark of this infection as CD4+ counts plummet.

Infection Fungal

Candida albicans is a common organism found in the oral cavity flora that causes candidiasis in certain clinical situations. Candida has a capsule and forms true hyphae and pseudohyphae. It adheres to mucosal surfaces and is capable of superficial mucosal invasion. Factors that contribute to oral candida proliferation include uncontrolled diabetes mellitus, antibiotic therapy, and any condition that causes immunosuppression. Clinical features of candidiasis include white, cheesy plaques that can be wiped off with a tongue blade. The tongue and buccal mucosa are frequently infected, but tonsillar and pharyngeal lesions are not uncommon and may extend to the esophagus and larynx. Superficial infections are often painless and self-limiting. Deep infections can cause ulcerative lesions that are painful. Diagnosis is made by epithelial scrapings and KOH preparations demonstrating budding yeast and hyphae under light microscopy. Cultures may be obtained if needed. Treatment of...

S cerevisiae

Similar to C. albicans, S. cerevisiae has been demonstrated to have an EBP (Burshell et al. 1984 Feldman et al. 1982), as does P. brasiliensis as discussed earlier. The studies in S. cerevisiae showed it to have a 60-70 kDa protein that specifically bound E2 with a Kd 1 nM with a binding capacity of 2,000-4,000 fmol mg of protein. Interestingly, S. cerevisiae was thought to possess an endogenous estrogen ligand, but carefully performed studies showed the presence of estrone in the components of culture media (e.g., molasses and Bacto-Peptone) that could be enzymatically converted to E2 by the organism (Feldman 1988). The question of whether the EBP in S. cerevisiae, Candida, and P. brasiliensis are similar in sequence or activity is unknown.

Diaper Rash

A baby's buttocks, genitals, and even thighs may become red and sore due to contact with soiled diapers. This is caused by irritating chemicals released from urine and feces, or in the detergent used to wash nondisposable diapers. The rash may develop into candidiasis as a secondary infection, especially if a baby or breast-feeding mother is taking antibiotics. SELF-HELP Wash the baby's bottom with a solution of calendula and hypericum, dry well, and apply calendula cream. Change the baby's diapers frequently.


Against Candida, which contains large quantities of P-linked glucans, but are inactive against Cryptococcus, which contains mainly a-1,3-glucan. The increasing population of immunocompromised patients (those with AIDS, those undergoing organ transplants, or those receiving anticancer chemotherapy) is at risk from disseminated fungal infections. Amphotericin B (11.121) is the only fungicidal agent widely used for treatment in this group of patients, but unfortunately it is toxic for many. Novel fungicidal agents with little or no toxicity are therefore required. Attempts are being made to rationally design drugs targeted at specific fungal enzymes. Such enzymes include the DNA topoisomerases, which are essential in maintaining the topological structure of DNA and are involved in such processes as DNA supercoiling and DNA replication. Topoisomerases are found in both humans and fungi and the crucial question is whether the biochemical differences are sufficient to allow selective...

C albicans

For C. albicans, genome-wide inventory of up- or down-regulated genes in the presence of E2 and progesterone has been reported (Banerjee et al. 2007 Cheng et al. 2006). Several genes, including methionine synthase (Burt et al. 1999), HSP90 (Burt et al. 2003), CDR1 (Cheng et al. 2006 Krishnamurthy et al. 1998 Zhang et al. 2000) and PDR16 (Cheng et al. 2006) have been shown to be induced following E2-treatment. Progesterone also enhanced the expression of multidrug resistance (MDR) genes belonging to ATP Binding Cassette (CDR1 and CDR2) super-family of multidrug transporters and several genes associated with hyphal induction (Banerjee et al. 2007). Transcripts of E2-treated C. albicans cells in the Cheng et al. (2006), study showed an increased expression of Candida drug resistance genes, CDR1 and CDR2, across several strain-E2 concentration-time point combinations, suggesting that these genes are the most responsive to estrogen exposure. Expression of CDR1 and CDR2, which encode...


Selenium (Se) is required for the activity of the enzyme glutathione peroxidase, and selenium deficiency may be associated with myopathy, cardiomyopathy and immune dysfunction including oral candidiasis, impaired phagocytic function and decreased CD4 T-cell counts. When a host is malnourished, the immune system is compromised and there is an increased susceptibility to viral infections. Research published points about the importance ofhost nutrition during a viral disease, not only from the perspective of the host, but from the perspective of the viral pathogen as well. When a benign strain of coxsackievirus B3 is injected into Selenium (Se)-deficient or vitamin E-deficient mice, it evolves to become virulent. Studies have shown that in addition to immunosuppression due to micronutrient deficiency, the virus itselfbecomes altered 43 , Beck et al. have shown in a mouse model of coxsackievirus-induced myocarditis, that host deficiency in either selenium or vitamin E leads to a change in...

The Male Condom

Use The Comdam

The male condom is a soft, flexible cover that fits over the penis. It may be made of latex, polyurethane, Tactylon, or treated animal tissue that is thin, strong, and flexible. (The female condom is described in Chapter 3.) Because a condom prevents semen from entering the vagina, it is a very effective barrier to pregnancy. Except for those made of animal skin, condoms also act as a barrier to viruses and bacteria, protecting both partners from sexually transmitted diseases such as syphilis, chlamydia, gonorrhea, genital warts, genital herpes, candidiasis, trichomoniasis, and AIDS. Some of these diseases may make you very sick and some can make you infertile.

Common Names Costus

Saussurea Costus

Angina (1 PH2 JAC7 405) Anorexia (f PH2) Arthrosis (f1 KAB X12222664) Asthma (f DEP IHB PH2 SUW) Bacteria (1 HH2 PH2 X15814268) Bronchosis (f1 KAB PH2 WOI) Cancer (f HHB KAP) Cancer, abdomen (f HHB JLH) Cancer, colon (f JLH) Cancer, liver (f JLH) Cancer, spleen (f JLH) Cancer, stomach (1 X15737683) Candida (1 HH2) Cardiopathy (1 PH2 SKJ) Childbirth (f IHB) Cholera (f DEP NAD PH2 SUW) Constipation (fl IHB) Cough (f DEP KAB PH2 SUW) Cramp (f MKK) Deafness (f KAB) Dermatosis (f DEP IHB KAP PH2 SUW) Diabetes (1 JAC7 405) Dysentery (f MKK) Dyspepsia (f DEP KAP NAD) Edema (1 X12222664) Enterosis (f HHB) Epilepsy (f KAB) Erysipelas (f KAB) Fever (f IHB KAB) Fungus (f1 HH2 KAB) Gas (f1 KAB PH2) Gastrosis (1 PH2 X15737683) Headache (f KAB) Helicobacter (1 X15814268) Hepatosis (f JLH) Hiccup (f KAB KAP) High Blood Pressure (f HH2) Hysteria (f KAB) Induration (f JLH) Infection (1 HH2 PH2) Inflammation (f KAB) Insomnia (f1 NAD) Itch (f KAB) Klebsiella (1 HH2) Leprosy (f KAB KAP) Leukoderma (f...

Future Directions

As is evident from the information presented in this chapter, the field of fungal endocrinology encompasses a number of different areas and shows that these simple eukaryotic organisms can indeed have true hormone receptor interactions. Additional studies are needed in the search for endogenous hormones that regulate mating of higher fungi, such as the dermatophytes, or Coccidioides. The influence and interactions of mammalian hormones on pathogenic fungi remains an area for study that has thus far given indications that host hormones can positively or negatively influence the pathogenesis of a fungal infection. For example, hormonal influences on C. albicans have been implicated in the pathogenesis of candidal vaginitis (Tarry et al. 2005). The question of whether these interactions occur through a fungal receptor-mediated process has begun to be addressed for C. albicans, where genomic expression studies have demonstrated upregulation of genes in the organism related to drug...

Cosmetic Problems

Skin problems Intertrigo, seborrheic eczema, and thrush are common in the thick heavy skinfolds of severely obese children. Pink or pale cutaneous striae, distinct from the purplish striae resulting from thinning of subcutaneous tissues in Cushing's syndrome, are common on the abdomen and upper limbs and may be a source of embarrassment. Hirsutes (abnormal facial and body hair) occurs particularly in adolescent girls with polycystic ovarian syndrome, which is associated with obesity and insulin resistance. Acanthosis nigricans, a velvety, pigmented, thickening of the skin usually at the back of the neck, is another important marker for insulin resistance, affecting up to 90 of children with type 2 diabetes mellitus.

What is esophagitis

Esophagitis is inflammation of the lining of the esophagus that is diagnosed by a barium X-ray or endoscopy. Generally, it is not a diagnosis that can be made by a doctor in the office through a history or physical examination. The inflammation is usually caused by reflux of acid that burns, damaging the esophagus. However, medications can sometimes cause esophagitis, for example, aspirin or over-the-counter pain relievers, iron pills, potassium pills, some antibiotics, and certain drugs used to treat osteoporosis such as alendronate sodium. Rarely, infections of the lining of the esophagus such as yeast (Candida) or certain viruses can cause esophagitis. But again, generally most esophagitis is caused by acid reflux disease.


There are a number of alternative and unproven treatments that people claim are effective in treating ADHD. These include restricted diets, allergy treatments, megavitamins, biofeedback, anti-motion sickness medication, antioxidants, chiropractic adjustment and bone realignment, treatment for yeast infection, and so forth. There are also a variety of natural products advertised on the Internet and other places that claim to cure the symptoms of ADHD (CHADD, July 2001).


Initially, echinacoside, a caffeic-acid glycoside that showed weak antibacterial activity, was thought to be the active ingredient. Further work showed this was not the case.33 In a series of elegant experiments spanning more than a decade, M. L. Lohmann-Matthes, H. Wagner, and colleagues have steadfastly expanded our knowledge of how Echinacea works.34-38 Early on, this group pinpointed polysaccharides from the aqueous extracts of E. purpurea as the active fraction. Further work showed that the effective polysaccharides were cell wall-derived arabinogalactan and two fucogalactoxyloglucans. They developed a plant-cell-culture system whose supernatant provided them with a solution of the polysaccharides that could be standardized. Then they applied this purified extract in a host of carefully executed experiments. They have shown that this polysaccharide fraction stimulates macrophages to produce signal molecules, TNF-a, IL-1, and IL-6 (interferon). These signals activate other parts...

Indications Garlic

LIB TGP) Bacillus (1 LAW X10548758) Bacteria (1 JFM PH2) Bite (f FAY JFM) Boil (f1 DAA) Bronchiestasis (1 KAL) Bronchosis (f12 FAD PHR PH2 BOD WHO) Burn (f12 KAL) Callus (f JFM PH2) Cancer (f12 AKT FAD PH2) Cancer, abdomen (f1 AKT FNF JLH) Cancer, bladder (f1 FNF JLH X11341051 X11238811) Cancer, breast (f1 BRU JN131 989s) Cancer, colon (f1 AKT (f1 FNF JLH)) Cancer, esophagus (f1 JN131 1075s) Cancer, gland (1 X11238818) Cancer, liver (f1 BO2 PR14 564) Cancer, lung (f1 BRU FNF JLH JN131 989s) Cancer, prostate (f1 X11102955) Cancer, skin (f1 FNF JLH) Cancer, stomach (f1 AKT VOD X11238811) Cancer, uterus (f1 FNF JLH) Candidiasis (f12 CAN KAL TRA VOD) Carbuncle (f FAY) Cardiopathy (f123 BGB EGG FAD SKY VOD) Caries (f1 FNF KAB) Catarrh (f1 AKT BGB) Celiac (1 KAL) Chilblain (f EGG) Childbirth (f JFM KAB) Cholecocystosis (f APA) Cholera (f1 PNC TRA) Chronic Fatigue (f JFM) Circulosis (f DLZ) Coccidiosis (1 KAL) Cold (f12 AKT FAD GHA PHR PNC) Colic (f1 GHA WHO) Colosis (1 KAL LAW) Congestion...

Indications Grape

Alopecia (1 PH2) Alzheimer's (1 COX FNF) Anaphylaxis (1 FNF) Anemia (f NAD PH2) Anorexia (f NAD) Arteriosclerosis (1 VAD) Arthrosis (1 BIB COX FNF) Asthma (1 BIB) Atherosclerosis FNF PH2) Biliousness (f BIB NAD) Bladder stone (f BIB NAD) Bleeding (f BIB FEL HHB) Blepharosis (f1 VAD) Boil (f SKJ) Bronchosis (f GHA) Bruise (f NAD) Cachexia (f BIB NAD) Cancer (f1 FNF JLH PH2) Cancer, abdomen (f1 DAD FNF) Cancer, breast (1 JAF51 7280) Cancer, colon (1 DAD FNF X12935318) Cancer, ear (f1 FNF JLH) Cancer, liver (f1 FNF JLH) Cancer, neck (f1 FNF JLH) Cancer, nose (f1 FNF JLH) Cancer, testicle (f1 FNF JLH) Cancer, throat (f1 FNF JLH) Cancer, tonsil (f1 FNF JLH) Cancer, uterus (f1 FNF JLH) Cancer, uvula (f1 FNF JLH) Candida (f NAD) Capillary Fragility (f1 BRU FNF PH2 VAD) Cardiopathy (f1 BIB FNF VAD) Caries (1 FNF MB) Catarrh (f NAD) Cholera (f BIB DAA) Circulosis (f PH2) Cold (f NAD) Condyloma (f JLH) Conjunctivosis (f1 BRU FNF VAD) Constipation (1 X12935318) Consumption (f DAA PH2) Corn (f...

Immune Dysregulation

Defective central (thymic) or peripheral (i.e. gut) tolerance is also responsible for other rare immune disorders with multiorgan involvement and frequent enteropathy. In the APECED (autoimmune polyendocrinopathy, candidiasis, ectodermal dystrophy) and Omenn's syndrome there is an abnormal expression of the AIRE thymic factor which is crucial for central deletion of autoreactive T cells. Mutation of the transcription factor Foxp3 which is the pivot molecule in the generation of (peripheral) regulatory lymphocytes induces a specific severe multifocal disease, the IPEX syndrome, which includes immune dysregulation with severe autoimmune enteropathy, poly-endocrinopathy, and X-linked inheritance.

Indications Onion

WHO) Anthrax (1 LIB) Aphonia (f DLZ) Apoplexy (f DEP) Atherosclerosis (2 APA KOM PH2 SHT) Asthma (f1 APA BRU JFM PHR PH2) Atherosclerosis (1 JFM WO2) Bacillus (1 X4064797) Bacteria (1 JFM PH2) Bite (f DEP) Biliousness (f KAB) Bite (f BOU NAD) Bleeding (f KAB) Blister (f1 EGG SKJ) Boil (f1 NAD SKJ) Bronchosis (2 BGB PHR PH2 WHO) Bruise (f EGG PHR WHO) Bugbite (f PHR) Burn (f JLH PHR) Cancer (1 APA JLH) Cancer, breast (f1 FNF JLH JNU) Cancer, colon (f1 JNU) Cancer, esophagus (f1 JNU) Cancer, gland (f1 FNF JLH) Cancer, liver (f1 FNF JLH) Cancer, lung (f1 JNU) Cancer, rectum (f1 FNF JLH) Cancer, stomach (f1 APA BRU FNF JLH JAC7 405) Cancer, uterus (f1 FNF JLH) Candida (f1 X10594976) Carbuncle (f KAB LIB) Cardiopathy (f1 APA JFM JNU) Caries (1 X9354029) Cataract (f BOU) Catarrh (f KAB) Chest Cold (f JFM) Chilblain (f KAP X15664457) Cholecocystosis (f JFM PHR) Cholera (f DEP WHO) Circu-losis (f EGG) Cold (f12 DEM GHA PHR PH2) Colic (f EGG PHR PH2 WHO) Colosis (f KAP) Congestion (f1 APA BGB...

Indications Cinnamon

WO2) Biliousness (f KAB) Bleeding (f KAB) Bloating (f1 BGB) Bronchosis (f12 CRC KAB PHR) Cancer (f1 COX CRC HOS) Cancer, abdomen (f1 COX HOS JLH) Cancer, bladder (f1 COX HOS JLH) Cancer, breast (f1 COX HOS JLH) Cancer, colon (f1 COX HOS JLH) Cancer, diaphragm (f1 COX HOS JLH) Cancer, ear (f1 COX HOS JLH) Cancer, gum (f1 COX HOS JLH) Cancer, kidney (f1 COX HOS JLH) Cancer, liver (f1 COX HOS JLH) Cancer, mouth (f1 COX HOS JLH) Cancer, neck (f1 COX HOS JLH) Cancer, rectum (f1 COX HOS JLH) Cancer, sinus (f1 COX HOS JLH) Cancer, spleen (f1 COX HOS JLH) Cancer, stomach (f1 COX HOS JLH) Cancer, vagina (f1 COX HOS JLH) Cancer, uterus (f1 COX HOS JLH) Candida (f1 CRC LIB JAR12 83) Cardiopathy (f1 EGG KAB LIB X14633804) Cerebrosis (f KAB) Childbirth (f LIB) Chill (f PHR PH2) Cholera (f1 CRC SKJ WO2) Cold (f12 CAN GAZ PHR ZUL) Colic (f1 APA CAN EGG TRA) Condylomata (f JLH) Conjunctivosis (f WHO) Convulsion (f LIB) Cough (2 CRC PHR) Cramp (f1 APA DEP VOD ZUL) Dandruff (1 JAR12 83) Debility (f...

Helicobacter Pylorii

Candida albicans The yeast that causes the infection called candidiasis (THRUSH), often found within the vagina or on other mucous membranes (such as the inside of the mouth). The infection is also known as moniliasis. Because it is so commonly found in the body, it is a problem only when it grows too abundant due to changes in the mucous membranes. It is also the cause of diaper rash, which has nothing to do with a baby's immune system but simply a result of the perfect yeast environment. Thrush, which causes patches that look like cottage cheese in the mouth, may be a sign of AIDS in young adults, but it is also common among healthy children or among those who take inhaled steroids in the treatment of asthma. Candida albicans, while it is a yeast, has nothing to do with the food-grade yeast used to bake bread (Saccharomyces cerevisiae). See also CANDIDA LUSITANIAE INFECTION. Candida lusitaniae infection A rare but emerging human pathogen that can cause fungal infection in meninges,...

The formula provides

Deficiency symptoms mouth ulcers, poor night vision, acne, frequent colds or infections, dry flaky skin, dandruff, thrush or cystitis, diarrhea. I recommend to everybody who is genuinely interested in achieving optimum health, as well as those who are suffering from deficiency symptoms, that they visit a qualified nutrition consultant. There really is no substitute for this, even if you feel just fine - the expert's advice will help you to stay that way Following a detailed personal analysis you will know which particular nutrients are needed, and in what precise amounts (and what foods or supplements are best to supply them), to correct deficiency symptoms or states of ill-health such as hypoglycemia, Candida, chronic fatigue, poor digestion, high toxicity, trace element pollution, etc. as well as possible allergic responses that need handling. If you are being prescribed medication by a doctor, it is essential that this also be taken into account.

Salvadora Persica

Almas and co-workers compared the antibacterial effects of Miswak extract with eight commercial mouth rinses. They evaluated the antimicrobial effects on Pyogenes Faecalis, Mutans Streptococci, Candida Albicans plus Aureus and Epidermidis staphylococci by determining the inhibition zones. In their study, none of the solutions was considered a gold standard they compared the antimicrobial effect of Miswak with that of each mouth rinse and the antimicrobial effects of the eight mouth rinses with each other. According to their results, mouth rinses containing chlorhexidine had the greatest antibacterial effects, while mouth rinses containing cetylpyridinium had moderate effect Miswak extract had a low effect ( Almas et al 2005).


Dermatitis is a diseased condition that appears as inflammation of the skin. The gum tissue is much like the skin on your face and shares similar histologic (cellular structure) characteristics. Diseases affecting your skin are lichen planus, candidiasis, psoriasis, pemphigus vulgaris, and pemphigoid. Candidiasis is produced by candida, a fungal yeast infection. It is also referred to as thrush or acute pseudomembranous candidiasis. The roof of your mouth and cheeks are covered with white patches that when wiped off, leave a very sensitive, reddened, ulcerative area. This condition can cause more plaque retention and poor oral hygiene conditions, thus creating a severe gum problem.

Skin Conditions

Chelitis is the presence of fissures and red, scaly skin at the corners of the mouth and lips. This is usually due to moisture collecting at the corners of the mouth, but can also be complicated by infection from bacteria or the yeast Candida. The application of a mild steroid cream is useful, along with treating infection when present.

Pernicious Anemia

A similar clinical appearance of the tongue mucosa may be seen in Vitamin B complex deficiencies and iron deficiency anemia (Fig. 44), which are also frequently associated with angular cheilitis. Since both Vitamin B12 and folate deficiencies exhibit macrocytic hyperchromic anemia, it is necessary to perform serum folate and B12 determinations in order to distinguish between them. Atrophic candidiasis (Fig. 45) may also produce a sensitive, erythematous, depapillated lingual mucosal surface. FIGURE 45 Atrophic candidiasis. This 67-year-old female with a fissured tongue complained of a two-month history of a painful, sensitive, red tongue. There is mild atrophy of the lingual papillae. Fungal culture was positive for candidal organisms. Her symptoms cleared and appearance of her tongue returned to her normal fissured appearance with the use of clo-trimazole troches. Source Photo courtesy of Bruce Barker, DDS. FIGURE 45 Atrophic candidiasis. This 67-year-old female with a fissured...


More recently, a 2004 review of five cohort studies further confirmed these findings and concluded that there is now sufficient evidence to show that diet does indeed influence longevity and that the optimal diet for the prevention of both coronary heart disease and cancer is likely to extensively overlap with the traditional Mediterranean diet (Trichopoulou & Critselis 2004). Although it is uncertain which specific components in the Mediterranean diet are most important for its protective health benefits, olive oil, fish, plant foods and moderate wine consumption are likely candidates. Based on evidence of its broad-spectrum antimicrobial activity, olive leaf extract is used for the treatment of common bacterial infections such as bronchitis and tonsillitis, common fungal infections such as vaginal candidiasis, Tinea pedis and 2007 Elsevier Australia


Found to prevent the spread, and eliminate the presence, of a number of pathogens including E. coli, Streptococcus, Staphylococcus, and Candida albicans in an enclosed room.5 Their ability to prevent microorganism proliferation in the body may be through their ability to penetrate cellular membranes and influence cell metabolism. At the same time, they do not destroy valuable intestinal flora as conventional antibiotics tend to do.

Indications Cattail

Amenorrhea (f DAW) Anodyne (f DAW) Anorexia (f UPW) Bite (f EB29 7) Bleeding (1 BIB EB29 20) Boil (f DEM) Bruise (f DAW) Burn (f BUR DEM GHA EB29 20) Cancer (f DEM) Carbuncle (f DEM) Chafing (f DEM) Childbirth (f DAW ZUL) Circulosis (f ZUL) Cramp (f DEM) Cyanogenic (f1 EB30 400) Cyst (f DEM) Cystosis (f ZUL) Dermatosis (f DEM) Diarrhea (f DEM ZUL EB29 20) Dropsy (f EB29 20) Dysentery (f KAB WOI EB29 20) Dysuria (f EB29 20) Ecchymosis (f DAW) Enterosis (f BUR DAW DEM) Epilepsy (f AAH BIB EB29 7 EB24 265) Epistaxis (f DAW) Erysipelas (f FEL EB29 7) Fever (f EB29 7) Gastrosis (f BUR DEM) Gonorrhea (f DEM FEL WOI EB29 20) Gravel (f DEM) Hematemesis (f DAW) Hematochezia (f DAW EB29 20) Hematuria (f DAW) Hemoptysis (f DAW) Hemorrhoid (f DAW) Impotence (f DAW EB29 20) Infection (f DEM) Infertility (f ZUL) Inflammation (f DEM EB29 20) Insanity (f EB29 7) Kidney stone (f DEM) Leprosy (f DEM) Leucorrhea (f DAW) Madness (f BIB EB24 265) Mastosis (f DAW DEM) Measles (f KAB WOI EB29 20)...

Normal Microflora

The microflora of the colon dramatically increases to a concentration of 1011-1012CFUgm-1. This bacterial load accounts for up to 50 of the volume of colonic content. Although the colonic microflora comprises more than 400 different species it is predominantly anaerobic including Bacteroides, Fusobacterium, Bifidobacterium, Lactobacillus, Enterobacter and coliforms, and other facultative anaerobes (Staphlococcus and Candida species).


Patients who require PN are often predisposed to infectious complications. The catheter hub is often the entry site, with skin flora such as Staphylococcus epidermidis, Staphylococcus aureus, or Candida being the most common organisms, along with gram-negative enteric bacteria possibly from bacterial translocation. Antibiotic treatment through the central line is often successful without replacement of the catheter using antibiotic combinations such as vancomycin and gentamicin or with an antibiotic lock.

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