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October 18, 2023

S01 E20 – Acne and Candida: The Hidden Breakout Culprit

S01 E20 – Acne and Candida: The Hidden Breakout Culprit

You’ve tested out every acne remedy out there, but those darn breakouts are like permanent residents on your face. You’ve followed the “wash your face all the time” advice, but the agony of relentless breakouts lingers. Today we unveil the mystery behind these persistent pimples and understand why our usual tactics have been nothing but a letdown.

Join Cris and I on this episode of The Clear Skin Chronicles as we expose the undercover troublemaker responsible for those stubborn breakouts – Candida overgrowth. Together, we’ll set out on a mission to restore the clarity and confidence you deserve.

In this week’s episode, we discuss…

  • The surprising connection between Candida overgrowth and those stubborn acne breakouts.
  • How improving gut health can have a positive impact on hormonal balance and digestion, leading to clearer skin.
  • How to recognize the symptoms of Candida overgrowth and understand how it can affect your body and skin.
  • Strategies for addressing Candida overgrowth, including dietary changes and targeted supplementation.
  • The importance of considering factors like climate and pH balance when tackling Candida overgrowth for optimal results.

Additional Resources

Candida is a yeast that normally lives on and on the body. The issue arises when it overgrows.

Katie Stewart

Key Episode Moments:

  • 00:00:03 – Introduction
  • 00:01:17 – Candida Overgrowth
  • 00:04:39 – Locations of Candida
  • 00:07:44 – Contributors to Candida Overgrowth
  • 00:09:34 – Impact on Skin and Mucous Membranes
  • 00:13:24 – Candida Overgrowth and the Body’s Response
  • 00:15:47 – Symptoms of Candida Overgrowth
  • 00:17:58 – Fungal Acne and its Symptoms
  • 00:20:29 – Diagnosing Fungal Acne
  • 00:22:25 – Gut-Brain-Skin Connection and Candida
  • 00:26:56 – The Impact of Gut Health on Hormones
  • 00:27:14 – The Importance of Healthy Digestion
  • 00:29:46 – Candida Overgrowth and Acne
  • 00:32:16 – The Systemic Effects of Candida
  • 00:35:00 – Nutrient Absorption and Candida
  • 00:40:17 – Understanding the Effects of Candida Die-off
  • 00:41:09 – Easing into a Candida Cleanse
  • 00:42:57 – Considering the Interconnectedness of Candida
  • 00:45:23 – Effective Strategies for Addressing Candida
  • 00:48:26 – The Impact of Candida Toxin Production
  • 00:52:23 – Understanding Cravings and Nutrient-Dense Foods
  • 00:53:36 – The Importance of Prebiotics and Probiotics
  • 00:57:29 – Managing Stress and Its Impact on Candida
  • 01:00:04 – Tests for Assessing Gut Health

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Medical Disclaimer: The information provided in these blogs and podcasts is for educational purposes only and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Consult with a qualified healthcare provider before making any changes to your diet, medications, or lifestyle. Content is not a substitute for professional medical advice or care.

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