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If you experience candida overgrowth or yeast infection symptoms and find them unbearable, you are not alone.
It is estimated that 7 out of 10 people in north America suffer from candida and yeast infections.
For many people, this mean multiple symptoms all over the body at the same time. Symptoms you can see that may also affect the way you feel.
Self Care Or See My Doctor?
Self care is very common, especially for minor infections. If your symptoms however, become chronic, affect your quality of life, or if you are unsure that causes them, it is always best to see your doctor. Especially since there may be an underlying medical condition that causes the candida overgrowth.
Our mission statement at Candida Specialists: provide you the most accurate and reliable information to help you in both areas:
- Safe & effective natural self care: see: candida cleanse.
- How to find the best doctors for candida issues. (See below).
Best Doctors For Candida Overgrowth
A common approach to candida overgrowth and yeast infection is to prescribe topical, vaginal and/or oral antifungal treatment. This approach can relieve the symptoms short term, although in many cases it does not address the cause of the infection, which is usually imbalance in the body or an underlying medical condition.
- Symptoms keep coming back.
- Symptoms become worse, as the source of the issues left untreated and evolves.
Functional medicine doctors are physicians who got specific training aim to understand the cause, prevention, and treatment of complex, chronic diseases such as candida overgrowth, diabetes, heart disease, and autoimmune disorders.
In most cases, the treatment is patient-centered and tailored based on each patient unique needs. Treatment may also require dietary and lifestyle changes.
Your First Visit With A Functional Medicine Practitioner
What To Expect:
The patient and functional medicine practitioner work together to get a detailed understanding of each patient’s genetic, biochemical, and lifestyle factors.
For this reason, your first visit with a functional medicine practitioner may take much more time compared to a conventional health provider. On average, your first visit may take one to two hours.
This is essential in order to capture all the needed details and symptoms you may have, and to fully uncover the cause and the ideal treatment you may need.
You should expect..:
- Share your medical, personal and family history.
- Your symptoms.
- Previous experience you may have had with other healthcare providers.
- Physical examination.
- Laboratory testing when applicable.
Find Candida Specialists Near Me
Finding the best candida doctor is always a combination of relevant professional experience, as well as the personal connection between you and your doctor.
Many functional medicine physicians also offer a phone consultation, which may help you learn more about your options and improve the communication between you and your doctor.
If you would like to find candida specialists near you, the tool below may help. The tool takes into consideration your individual preferences and other factors that are important to you.
All the doctors that are included in our physicians database, are IFM certified functional medicine practitioners. These are healthcare professionals who have completed the IFM Certification program (IFMCP), which is the highest level of education available in Functional Medicine.
If we find available functional medicine doctors in your area that meet your criteria, we will get back to you within 2-3 business days.
To learn more about functional medicine and its benefits for candida & yeast infections, see: what is functional medicine.
If you are a functional medicine physicians: contact us to be added into our physicians database.
Disclaimer: the information of doctors you may get from the tool is intended to help you in your search for physicians in your area according to your preferences. The tool is only intended for this informational purpose only. It is not intended to recommend a physician, diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease, provide or replace medical advice of any kind.
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