Probiotics, Fungal Infection, Lactic Acid

Howard

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In attempts to limit my lactic acid intake, I stopped taking probiotics one week ago today. Basically, lactobacillus and bifidobacterium.

In the meantime, I've suddenly re-developed severe fingernail fungus. It hadn't been an issue several years running, ever since I began taking probiotics.

So what does this mean? Candida?

Does anyone have any other insight on how this may be related to my CFS?

Any dietary limitations or implementations I should consider?

I'm on a non-dairy, gluten-free, simple sugars free, low-carb, high-protein, high-fat diet.

Thank you. No urgency.
 

Crux

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Hi Howard,

Both copper and lactoferrin regulate iron, along with active vitamin A found in animal sources.

Best to you
 
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There is antifungal fingernail polish, by prescription that a Dr can call in for you. For me once a fingernail fungus really takes hold it is the only thing I have ever seen grow a real, attached healthy fingernail back.
I am following along and a bit anemic, and probably need these same metals.
I already have to have A on my radar because of a Vit D deficiency.
 

PatJ

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Nail fungus can be addressed by applying oregano oil twice per day onto the nail until the nail grows out.

Or here is another option from: https://naturalhealthtechniques.com/fingernail-analysis/
The safest, cheapest and most effective treatment for this is to apply Vick’s Vapo Rub once a day on the entire nail. Do this every day until the entire nail grows out. Usually this takes from 2 1/2 to 3 months. Clip the nail and keep it as short as possible during this process. The Vick’s has a high concentration of camphor in it which penetrates the nail and oxygenates the area. Fungus can’t live with that extra oxygen. Many times nail fungus is a sign that the person has a deep-seated yeast infection and has had this for years.
 

Howard

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Thanks to all!
Too wiped out to acknowledge individually... ugh

Mistake Made.
Lesson Learned?

As mentioned, I stopped taking my probiotics for 7 days and then restarted last night.

Today I feel as though I were hit by a truck. Muscles burning, flu like fatigue, fever, weakness, exhaustion, post nasal drip and nausea.

End Complaint.
Beyond Frustrating.