Is my Skin Issue (psoriasis, acne, itchy skin) a Symptom of Candida?

We get questions all the time from people who come looking for the product that will fix their itchy skin, or psoriasis, or eczema, or rash... and while we can sometimes help the issue with our Beesilk or Simply Soothing, there's almost always an underlying cause that should get checked out. 

And yet, they don't necessarily want to visit a dermatologist only to get handed a prescription for a steroid treatment that will only fix it temporarily.

I want to present a case for checking out candida as a possible cause. But first, let's look at the skin issues associated with candida.

Candida Skin Symptoms:

• Acne
• Athlete’s foot
• Diaper rash
• Eczema
• Hives
• Itchy skin
• Psoriasis

Those are just the skin-related symptoms. You also have yeast infections, anxiety, asthma, gut issues, weight gain and many more conditions that could be caused by or linked to candida overgrowth. 

If you have a variety of the symptoms above, you might want to check into it.

Did you just now nix candida as a cause because you don't have a yeast infection?

It could still show up in other forms.

In fact, you might solve a few conditions if you get your candida under control. 

When candida is kept in balance with the rest of your gut flora, it's fine. You need some. It's when your body's resistance is low that candida can come in and wreak havoc on your body. What does it take to create that war? It's simple things like stress, hormonal changes, a bad diet.

At this point, I'm going to point to a resource called 9 Common Symptoms Candida Can Cause Women and What to Do About Them by Paula Miller, which outlines very specific ways to discover if your issue is related to candida, and how to fix it.  The above information comes from that book, and it's just the tip of the iceberg. The 61 page eBook goes into great detail with causes and solutions.  Find it here:

A few more resources that cover candida reveal this:

Your microbiome (your digestive "mini-ecosystem") can attack hair growth, so look into candida as a possible cause.  Hair Loss: It's Reversible without Drugs, Creams, Injections and Steroids by Jill Grunewald, HNC, FMCHC

"If you are struggling with your weight and common gut issues, such as
gas, bloating, indigestion, constipation, diarrhea, feeling full yet hungry,
and persistent skin problems, you could be under attack by an overgrowth
of bacteria. Unless you take action to resolve the overgrowth of bacteria,
your body will resist losing even an ounce of fat." Secrets to Controlling Your Weight, Cravings and Mood by Maria Emmerich

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