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Dec/Jan 2009 Issue
Finding Balance With a Anti-Yeast-Diet
Better health with the anti-yeast diet.
Bee Wilder of Toronto is an active, vibrant 67-year-old woman. But she hasnt always been this healthy. Years ago as a young single mother of two, Wilder suffered from a long list of chronic medical issuesrecurrent bladder and vaginal infections, acid reflux, headaches, irritable bowel syndrome and other digestive problemswhich had her physicians scratching their heads. She was sick for over 25 years with one malady or another as doctors treated each symptom as an unrelated illness. My migraines were so severe that I would sometimes pass out. Often I had to rely on my mother to care for my children and me, Wilder says. Then in 1985, Kathleen Kerr, MD, one of Wilders physicians, suggested that Wilder read The Yeast Connection, by William Crook, MD. In his book, Crook contended that yeast infections were responsible for a host of health problems he was seeing in his patients. It seemed far-fetched to Wilder, the idea that all her seemingly unrelated problems could be caused by an overgrowth of something that occurs naturally in the body. But Kerr insisted that Wilder take the yeast issue seriously. That insistence, says Wilder, saved my life.
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