Candida test

Quick results with laboratory accuracy, this test is finger prick blood test you will have your results in minutes.
What is Candida?
Candida is a type of yeast that naturally grows in our digestive system. Given the right environment, Candida can overgrow and even spread throughout our bodies and cause us a myriad of health symptoms and issues.
A simple, pinprick, candida antibody test with your Naturopath can confirm if you have candida overgrowth.

Symptoms of Candida overgrowth can be:

  • Vaginal or Oral Thrush or ‘Jock itch’
  • Fungal infections – nails or skin
  • Fatigue
  • ‘foggy’ head, difficulties concentrating
  • Headaches
  • Bloating, especially after eating
  • Low energy
  • Sugar cravings
  • White or Yellowish coating on the tongue

 People at risk of Candida overgrowth are:

  • Recent antibiotic use
  • Previous long term antibiotic use
  • Medication including the oral contraceptive pill & corticosteroids
  • Digestive imbalance e.g food intolerances, IBS, constipation
  • Diet high in sugars and yeasts (such as in beer)
  • Pregnant women – Due hormonal and blood sugar changes
  • Weakened immune system e.g HIV/Aids or Cancer