When we hear of candida infections, many immediately think of vaginal yeast infections in women or diaper rash in infants, however, candida infections is not limited to this. This candida fungus are present in the digestive tract, skin and mouth of most healthy people, but is kept under control by other bacteria in the body. Things such as antibiotics, birth control pills and stress disrupts this balance causing thrush. This flare is usually sudden and can be chronic persisting for some time.
Oral Thrush is the overgrowth of fungus or yeast causing an infection of the mouth. Anyone is prone to getting this, however, infants, toddlers, and persons with a weak immune system or health problems are more susceptible.
A common sign of oral thrush, is a white coated tongue and raised legions in the mouth, throat, gum, roof of mouth, throat and oesophagus. It also comes with other symptoms such as difficulty to swallow, pain or burning sensation on the tongue, cracks at the corner of the mouth and a bitter funny taste in the mouth. Oral Thrush can spread to other parts of the body, but it can be treated. As mentioned previously many with health problems or a very weak immune system are more prone to Oral Thrush however, Coconut oil puts that fungal infection Candida back under control. The fat molecules found in Coconut oil all have antifungal properties and are very effective in controlling this problem. This oil can be taken three times a day before a meal or at anytime of your convenience.
Once taken you can see results as quickly as within the same day or following day depending on how long the oral thrush was contracted.