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8 Tips On Exercising For Those With Candida

August 28, 2019

G’day, G’day, G’day. That’s what the Australians say. They say, “G’day, mate!” You might have watched one of these Australian
Crocodile Dundy kind of films. I say “Greetings,” but the Australians say
G’day. I am Australian, but I live in New Zealand
now. You may like to know that. Now, I’ve got a question here which I’ve been
asked every now and then and I don’t think I’ve ever covered this one in any of my videos,
so I’m going to cover it today. “Eric, do you recommend exercise as part of
the Candida free lifestyle?” So, this video is not titled that. This one is more about the eight tips or maybe
even nine or ten or who knows how many more I’ll give. Eight tips on exercising for those with Candida
yeast infection. As you’re aware, I’ve seen a lot of people
over the years with different types of yeast infections. One thing has become apparent. Many people exercise. If you’re not exercising, and especially if
you’re an old bugger like me (fifty plus), it’s time to get off your butt and do something
about it. You’ve got to keep moving your body. It’s a very important thing to do for many
different reasons. I’ve heard it once said that a five-mile hike
for someone who has anxiety and stress is better than all the medicines and psychologists
in the world. Just going for a little walk really makes
you feel good. Try it one day. Not that you’re anxious watching this, but
it will make you feel a lot better. Every day walking has a very good cumulative
benefit long term. Now, I’ve got my book open in front of me
on my screen. I’m going to read out a couple of different
tips, which I’ve written down and I’ll just give you some commentary on those. Exercise heats the body up, so it’s important
to remember that. When you’ve got a problem like jock itch or
vaginal infection or you could have eczema dermatitis or psoriasis or some kind of fungal
skin infection or eczema dermatitis, it’s not really pleasant exercising because of
the heat. You need to take that into account, and the
important this is you need to know how to cool down properly after exercise so that
it doesn’t aggravate these conditions. Point one: those with a vaginal yeast infection
need to take extra care. Shower immediately and wear cotton under gowns. Same thing with jock itch. If you’ve got jock itch or a vaginal infection,
keep pubic hair shorter rather than longer because the hair traps the heat close to the
body and it could really keep infections growing for longer. There’s a very valid point for you to take. Trim hair and dry the body hair properly after
that. Point number two: Cool the body gradually
after exercise by having a tepid and cool shower. This will stop your body from maintaining
heat for a long period of time. Today is quite of a warm day now-it must be
about ninety degrees outside. You can see I’ve got perspiration on my face. I’m not a person who likes air-conditioning
units. I’ve got a fan here and I’ve got windows open. Let’s just say I had jock itch right now or
I had some yeast problems in my body. It would start to get a bit uncomfortable
now for me and could be itchy later on especially in bed tonight. A cool shower would be what I’d want without
a doubt. The preferable temperature if it’s too hot
can really aggravate a yeast infection and it also can cause disturbed sleep, which can
cause adrenal problems and poor immunity and just keep that health cycle bound by a yeast
problem. Point three: avoid having saunas if you’ve
got a yeast infection. Heating the body up way too much can really
aggravate this in particular. I find that sort of frequently aggravates
chronic yeast infections, some just feel worse and they experience headaches, dizziness,
and can really flare up the skin and gut types of complaints. So just be careful. Point four: Those with Athlete’s foot or toenail
fungus. You really need to keep your feet and toes
dry regularly. Make sure that you have a shower or bath after
tennis or sports or if you’re doing track and field or football, any kind of activity
you’re involved in. Clean yourself down. Use tea tree oil soap. Australian tea tree oil soap. It’s really good stuff. Then again dry your body thoroughly, especially
between the toes. If you’re going to be in showers in gym rooms
or places like that, just take flip-flops with you. Is that what they call them in America? Flip-flops? I don’t know what you guys call them. Those sandals or those sort of like rubber
things. We call them thongs in Australia. I’ll tell you the funniest story that when
I went to the States, my first experience in America a long time ago and was talking
to a colleague, naturopath who lives in Seattle, and he said, “Man, it must get hot where you
guys are.” I said, “Yeah, it’s really hot. We all wear thongs over there. It’s so hot.” He said, “Get out of here!” I said, “No, I wear thongs all the time. All the time. Most of the year I wear thongs. Not when I’m working obviously, but I wear
thongs when I’m shopping or if I’m in the yard. I wear thongs all the time.” The guy burst out laughing. He said, “You’re crazy man! You can’t wear thongs here all the time, you’ll
be locked up!” I said, “What the hell are you talking about?” Then all his friends start laughing and I
pointed at my feet and then I realized that he meant one of those things that go right
up your body or boxers, whatever. I just cracked up at that stage. I thought, what a joke. It shows you the cultural differences. So, point I’m making is keep your feet a little
bit above the surface if you worry about Athlete’s Foot or fungal conditions in the showers or
locker rooms because it can be a problem. Just put a pair of those rubber thongs in
a plastic bag or grocery bag, take them with you and wear them in those kind of environments. Again, wash your feet really well with a tea
tree oil based product. You can even get tea tree oil powders, which
you can sometimes dust around your feet. Put a couple of drops of tea tree oil in your
shoe. Two to three drops a week because that will
emanate that vapor around there and kill fungus in the shoe. So, tip number five. We talked about jock itch before. Guys with jock itch should shower immediately
after any exercise, dry themselves carefully and thoroughly, and wear a 100 percent cotton
undergarments. If you’ve got jock itch and you do sport,
you shower three times per day. When you get up, after the sport, and before
bed. That’s going to go a long way towards slowing
the jock itch right down. Many guys I talk with don’t do that and they
may shower once per day. Especially relevant for mechanics or guys
that wear those coveralls all the time. They can sweat quite a lot. Point six: don’t use antiperspirants. You don’t want to block the flow of perspiration,
especially the ones with aluminum in them that really block the sweat pores. I like a product called O’Boy Organics, and
there’s Jason and Burt’s Bees. There’s many other brands out there that make
really good 100 percent certified organic underarm products. I use a nice pine one from Aubrey and just
put a few sprays under there. It smells good. Can you smell it? It’s a really nice pine kind of smell. It’s not fancy and I know it’s a natural product. Let’s have a look. Point seven. This is a good one. Don’t fall into the trap of replenishing your
body with those carbohydrate drinks like Gatorade if you run or cycle. Many people drink energy drinks, soda drinks,
all those fancy sports drinks that contain high amounts of refined carbs. You’re not going to burn a lot from exercise. You’re pumping all that sugar into your bloodstream
and you’re going to aggravate Candida. Be careful. You’re better off taking a product like a
multi-mineral or a vitamin tablet with minerals in it. Check out my CanXida Rebuild product for example. It’s got lots of trace elements and minerals
in it. There’s no sugar in that product. Just drink plenty of water. That’s all you need. Point eight of course. We just touched on that: Keep well hydrated. Drink lots and lots of water. It’s a really good way to keep your liver
and kidneys in great shape. Water is the big one. You can’t fight yeast infections in your body
suffering from hydration. Those are some good tips for you if you’ve
got yeast problems and want to exercise. Don’t exercise excessively if you’ve got adrenal
fatigue. If you suffer from sleeping problems and you
can relate to adrenal fatigue, which I’ve spoken about in some of my videos, I really
don’t want you to go crazy hard out with cardio exercises like pump classes and running and
cycling excessively, especially if your recovery is poor because you’re going to put yourself
right on your back if you’re recovering from a Candida problem if you do that. So don’t do it. That’s the end of my video. Thanks for tuning in. I appreciate it.


  • Reply Yugi Oh January 30, 2017 at 9:04 am

    I salute you sir Eric !!! the only good thing about having candida is getting to know you , cheers

  • Reply Jade Rose January 30, 2017 at 3:11 pm

    Thankyou. Always good to catch up on your advice.

  • Reply djmystery007 January 30, 2017 at 3:30 pm

    Hi I want to book a online consolation with you I am based in the uk will you be able to help me thanks.

  • Reply Kale Mussel January 30, 2017 at 5:09 pm

    Eric you should watch that video where this Aussie guy goes to US and asks people to repeat "good day mayte, how y doing" and people are like is it even English..

  • Reply Very thoroughbred . January 30, 2017 at 6:04 pm

    My body is intolerant of everything right now so the weight is falling off . What can I eat? Its so sensitive.?

  • Reply Very thoroughbred . January 30, 2017 at 6:06 pm

    Everything burns from my mouth to my anus when I digest anything right now. This can't be right.

  • Reply Rob Martel January 31, 2017 at 9:45 am

    I like your videos but they seem to be getting increasingly quiet

  • Reply Cindy Ragssale February 1, 2017 at 3:24 pm

    I loved your thong story!It made me laugh:) They say that laughter is the best medicine!! Thanks for your videos. They help me keep on track

  • Reply bayarjargal batbayar February 1, 2017 at 11:52 pm

    doc, im almost getting there! after suffering from terrible eczema which even made me unable to walk for 2 years I'm recovered 70% with canxida and the right diet/lifestyle in 4 months. some ppl might think that 70% in 4 months is not so impressive but you know what, i tried endless diet supps and protocols and there was little or no improvement. I've recently found that i cant tolerate to beef so cutting beef off made the healing even faster. doc, i wanna ask can taking mastic gum powder aggrevate sibo? i dont know if i have h.pylori or not. just wondering if it has any negative side effects.
    once again thank you for making these videos and creating canxida. (sorry for my terrible english btw searching about getting rid of my illness is teaching me english?)

  • Reply Garrett Leyva February 3, 2017 at 1:40 am

    HI Eric! I recently started treatment with your 3 supplements and wanted to ask you if NOT getting die off is normal. I did the diet clean up for a month, started slow with the canxida, and am now at full dose but haven't had any die off and I'm starting to think I might not have candida or am doing something wrong.

  • Reply faithahora February 7, 2017 at 1:41 am

    wow another video with a sound quality that is very poor. Please go back to what you were doing before. maybe you were closer to the mike but it doesn't sound good at all.

    it's a great strain — talk about stress trying to listen to what you have to say because it is very very informative and very very helpful.

    if you would be so kind as to do something to fix it , it will be greatly appreciated

  • Reply SoulRider February 7, 2017 at 4:28 am

    I know this is a bit irrelevant to this topic but since its a new vid i figured its best way to get your attention. I actually have a gut fermentation syndrome. I had a comprehensive stool testdone that showed rly high amount of sacchoromyces cerevisiae and low count good bacteria. I was wondering if the approach would be the same. Have you ever dealt with this?

  • Reply Sakif S February 9, 2017 at 5:59 pm

    Sir, I have an important question that many paleo/Keto dieters are curious of in the topic of Candida. Does Ketosis(fat burning mode via ketone production) worsen Candida overgrowth? If I don't eat any carbs, shouldn't that starve the Candida? I've read an article that states Candida can feed off of ketones but that makes no sense unless the Candida has caused severe leaky gut in which blood ketones can start feeding the Candida. If one doesn't have leaky gut, ketones shouldn't be able to penetrate the gut lining…hence Candida starvation, correct? These are just my assumptions but I would like to hear from someone as qualified as yourself. Perhaps upload a video about Candida and ketosis…this question is high in demand but nobody seems to be giving the complete answer to this. I have full trust in you to answer this correctly as you use the most logic out of all the other Candida experts.and Yes, that is a compliment lol

  • Reply Vikash Tirkey February 9, 2017 at 6:30 pm

    is it true that tea tree oil is poisonous if swallowed?

  • Reply Vikash Tirkey February 11, 2017 at 12:43 am

    neem juice helpful is women vaginal yeast infection?

  • Reply iceking123kitty February 11, 2017 at 3:52 am

    Eric – you are such a great source of sensible, realistic information. Thanks for all the videos!

  • Reply Sebastian February 18, 2017 at 10:57 am

    Hey Eric! Thanks for the great video. I was wondering… If you are on a budget, what is the easiest way to fight off Candida overgrowth? Which foods are cheap and promise great results? For example can you use organic chicken and eggs as a source of animal protein only?

  • Reply Ingrid Godø February 18, 2017 at 10:42 pm

    Hi Eric. I was recently diagnosed with SIBO, and they found that I was lacking beneficial bacteria. There are a lot of conflicting opinions regarding whether or not fermented foods and probiotic yoghurt should be part of the SIBO diet, since the problem is an overgrowth of bacteria. What do you think about this?

  • Reply LifeShorts February 20, 2017 at 11:59 pm

    There is maltodextrin in my unsweetened soya milk. Should I still be drinking it?

  • Reply Harry Simmonds February 22, 2017 at 12:14 pm

    Hi Eric, firstly I would like to thank you for all the videos, very helpful indeed! Secondly, I don't believe you have made videos on a few things I have listed below and would greatly appreciate your opinion on-
    Is using creatine monohydrate, fish oil tablets and berocca vitamin tablets a good idea if you have candida?
    Also, is candida a cause of pityriasis versicolor?

  • Reply Pedro X March 5, 2017 at 3:30 am

    My doctor told me I have balanitis a male yeast infection, is this the same thing?
    I don't feel I have a lot of the symptoms and my doctor didn't actually test anything just glanced and told me to rub Lotrimin on it, then when that didn't work some prescription medication and it only seems to be worsening is this the wrong path?
    Also it started with Lever 2000 soap and swelled immediately, my initial reaction was to think allergic reaction but my doctor didn't even seem to hear any of that. (6 wks from start)
    Originally the only problem was swelling, after going to the doctor it kinda hurts and I'm paranoid about continuing with them.
    (Don't know if you'll read this but any help would be greatly appreciated, thanks.)

  • Reply Adrian Cotoi March 5, 2017 at 11:28 am

    First of all , sorry for my english . I have acne problem since I was 14 years old ..I have used many treatments and seen many doctors . I always had tje type of acnee that itchys the hell out of my face ….i always feel like something is moving my hair folliculs and gives me rash. I've had used accutane for 6 months and Nistatin in the same time . Everything was fine 2-3 months after complety cleared , even my scars…i have to mention everything that was touching my face a little bitt rough was A SCAR , every inflamation on my beard was a scar without scrubing the pimple . I never touch my face . Now after 3 months of "normal human" is coming back my sebum is also faster . I worked out 2 years until now , i have 75 kg my diet is always good . I have a very low sugar level in my body , rarely drinking Soda . I drink plenty of watter everyday . Also my anus is itchyng again after these 3 month of normality ……. Now i live in Germany and it seems that here also doctors cand fix it. Fuck i just want this Itchy inflamation to go away , i think this is the cause that my skin leave always scars from every single pimple or to much pillow touch. When i was to the doctor( not the dermatologist) he made me some tests about my "anus itchyng problem" , he said my tests was showing that i have my intestins full of Candida . After i took accutane and nistatin everything was fine , now is coming back …..i use also 1 protein shake per day , but is lactose free and isolate . I dont think this is the problem since i have this problem for about 10 years already . I hope you can read my "sea english" . Respect for you Sir !

  • Reply bayarjargal batbayar March 5, 2017 at 10:49 pm

    doc, i really wanna know your take on turpentine for candida?

  • Reply Tzvika Wasserman March 6, 2017 at 6:35 pm

    Hi. You're videos are very helpful. I have a question:
    Why does the Ileocecal valve stay open? I read somewhere that it has to do with the stomach being not being acidic enough so it stays open, and when the valve stays shut it's just the opposite the stomach is too acidic so it shuts.
    Is there any truth to this?
    Any answer to this would be much appreciated. thank you!

  • Reply Rusty Shackleford March 17, 2017 at 12:43 am

    I was looking for your email address, or maybe you can comment on this here: I just realized how serious the symptoms can be from ingesting too much aluminum. I've been cooking my food on aluminum foil for the last two years every day! I just recently began using only glass dishes and stainless steel pots. Not quite as convenient, but necessary! I've had Candida for about three weeks (at least, probably longer), and I've been following your advice for about 10 days now. Could the two be linked? Could the aluminum in my system have contributed to my depression and brain fog? (my brain just doesn't seem to be able to think about my problems rationally most the time). And I know the stress this has caused me has compromised my immune system. Anyway, is there any way I can expedite getting the aluminum out of my system? Thank you

  • Reply Yads Zazi March 19, 2017 at 6:46 am

    Does pao d'arco suppress good bacteria growth?

  • Reply E-Z On Raw March 23, 2017 at 11:29 pm

    Eric, I wanted to Thank You for everything that you do. Since a trip to Thailand 4 years ago I came back with Ameoba Hystilitica and it was very bad. Afterwards I still suffered from symptoms and couldn't figure it out until someone led me to the notion it could be Candida. I have tried everything else and have had seen the best doctors for infectious disease and all three of the doctors couldn't find any parasites. I changed my diet and started taking your formulas and in only two weeks I feel 1000% better. No sugar, no dairy, no starchy stuff even white rice will aggravate my symptoms. I am VERY relieved to know what I am up against and I have been watching all of your videos and following the program to a T. My wife tells me to stop watching them so much since I'm doing all the right things but every video I seem to learn something new about this very annoying and debilitating condition. Thank you thank you and thank you again. It is a miracle I finally after 4 years have found the answer to my problem. Thanks again :))

  • Reply Javaid Ali March 24, 2017 at 7:53 pm

    can you please tell what is the specific test for Candida's as I'm suffering white coated tounge much thicker coated at back side for last 10 months and now followed by burning mouth and tounge sometimes please guide me what to do thanks

  • Reply Sammy abrams March 26, 2017 at 4:05 am

    are lentils ok on this diet?

  • Reply NicK March 29, 2017 at 4:31 pm

    Hello Eric, what is your opionion on "Bee Propolis"?

  • Reply Rajko Ristic March 30, 2017 at 4:31 pm

    Dr. Eric,there are some people on the internet who claims that,in order to eradicate candida overgrowth,we need to eat low fat diet.What do you think?

  • Reply Rob Martel March 31, 2017 at 10:25 am

    Is the candida Crusher products available in UK? I had a look at your website before but couldnt select to order to UK

  • Reply Roberta B April 13, 2017 at 5:39 pm

    Hi doctor, I have PCOS and IBS, since I was a teenager I've been suffering from cystitis, and now that I'm in my 20s I struggle with candida, and it's been almost two years. I've literally tried anything but here where I live doctors just don't seem to care, they basically told me to live with it. I don't know what to do, I spent too much money and energy trying to get candida under control, but I feel like nothing works for me. Everytime I try to have a sexual intercourse candida strikes back. I'm only 20 years old and I'm afraid I will no longer be able to have an active sex life nor a normal life.

  • Reply Faith Holloway April 14, 2017 at 10:16 pm

    Hi Eric! I live in New Zealand (Auckland) and would love to get a consultation with you – not sure if you're currently practicing at the moment. I've gone to multiple nutritionists/naturopaths etc and none of them have helped me with my candida. I am a particularly hard case because I'm vegan. I was wondering if you can help me. Thanks – Faith

  • Reply Philip Greenwald April 15, 2017 at 6:14 am

    What has happened? It has been like 2 months since 1 of these videos

  • Reply Halflifer April 16, 2017 at 3:54 pm

    thank you for your videos, I thougt I was going crazy with anxiety and depression and thought I would die multiple times. after stsrting diet making a very slow recobery after 2 months of hell <3

  • Reply Pikkàcho April 22, 2017 at 6:51 pm

    Hi eric. i have a question. what do you think about water fasting? i suffer from sd on scalp(since i was a kid) and face(at around 14 years old) and from what i read around it could be from candida or problems with liver and/or gut.

  • Reply Emily Greene April 26, 2017 at 3:12 am

    To be fair, consistent exercise doesn't always reduce stress for all people. For some people, it can actually raise stress. I speak from experience.

  • Reply Mayhem Mike April 27, 2017 at 2:12 am

    I used to work out everyday, diet perfect for about a month. but my arms are too weak and I'm losing a bunch of weight. I'm on 100ml of fluconazole daily. Day 5 I felt really bad. No skin problems just itchy bum, and real bad anxiety. Is it possible to lose weight? Maybe something else is wrong? Also my blood tests are perfect, but my testosterone (below300) dropped and my estrogen has too. Can I take testasterone treatment while on candida treatment? My doctors all seem to want to help but don't have many answers please help.

  • Reply Tori Reed May 10, 2017 at 7:58 pm

    Is having a rash in the labia minora a normal sign of a yeast infection??

  • Reply Matej Uršič May 17, 2017 at 9:08 am

    What about Molkosan (A.Vogel) + the candida diet ?

  • Reply Lukica July 3, 2017 at 3:59 pm

    Thank you for your site and channel, much useful and good informations. I am 28 old male. I tested highly positive to candida from stool test. In last few years I had some infections and operations and used much antibiotics. I had extreme stressful situations too. I have few questions -for 2 months i had low grade fever, joint and muscle pains, burping, gasses, pain in left side of stomach, extreme fatigues, brain fog, sleeping problems, concetration problems and extreme dry mouth, sometimes itching in urethra and testicles. I tested negative for all STD and autoimmune diseases, my blood analysis are really great. Is it possible that only candida makes all these problems and symtoms like joint pains and low grade fever, dry mouth, urethral itchying…?

  • Reply flakgonzalez luna July 11, 2017 at 4:56 pm

    Greek yogurt helps fight candida

  • Reply nya420 July 25, 2017 at 1:51 am

    Hi Eric, do you know when canxida remove will be back in stock ?

  • Reply Leilani Magee July 29, 2017 at 12:45 am

    Invaluable guidance. Exactly what I need to know. You are the best. Thank you!!

  • Reply ChinaX'O August 3, 2017 at 7:25 pm

    Hi Eric, I'm a new subscriber. as far as the Candida diet, can I skip the fasting part & just move on to the anti candida diet with whole foods? I went on the diet for a week & gave up entirely. I felt extremely depressed, tired, a lot of dizziness & weak muscles, my legs would literally bend on their own as attempted to walk because of how weak I felt. what is a good protein source for vegans as well? is tofu okay?

  • Reply 7 Angelic boys **Dab7**Got7** August 11, 2017 at 4:48 am

    hey eric i just started my candida diet along with some anitfungal herbs included in my diet like i take daily 4 clove of garlic, 1 whole onion, 1 teaspoon of coconut oil, lemon and oranges along with yogurt that contains live cultures and exercise daily.i'm going smooth by the time i started taking coconut oil i'm having some kind of die off reaction? may be that my joints are paining and sometimes i get a little bit white discharge from my vagina my symptoms of candida are started going away like fatigue , bloating, ichting in my vagina and headache i have them but vvv less i wana know that is whateverr i'm doing is a right path???

  • Reply Alchicken August 24, 2017 at 3:05 am

    Is the candida diet and all your tips usefull for balanitis?

  • Reply Landon Carroll September 6, 2017 at 7:33 pm

    I have been itchy around my penis for over five years now and have been treated for fungus by multiple doctors using flucanazole and nystatin and such. The strange thing is that my only symptom is itching and it's constant. Is it possible to have a candida yeast infection in the groin area without having visible signs of it on the skin? This itch has got to go.

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  • Reply Lisa Wyer May 29, 2018 at 9:52 pm

    Thanks for all you videos.

  • Reply VORTEX March 17, 2019 at 4:50 am

    I went for a bike ride and almost had a heart attack and I’m a fit person and is always active

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