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Is Shortness Of Breath A Candida Problem?

August 15, 2019

Hi there. It’s Eric Bakker from New Zealand, naturopath. Thanks for coming back and checking out another
question, which I’ve got here from a subscriber. “Is shortness of breath a Candida symptom?” Not generally, I wouldn’t expect that to be
related to Candida. It’s highly unlikely that you’ve got a Candida
problem in the lung or you’d probably be in the emergency room on life support if you
had a really bad yeast infection in the lung. You could’ve inhaled pollens or different
allergens for sure. There are many different reasons for shortness
of breath and a lot of them will need checking out medically to determine if there’s any
medical involvement like blood pressure issues. There’s pneumonia or COPD, chronic obstructive
pulmonary disorder. There’s asthma. You could have anemia. There could be pulmonary embolism. There could be a whole bunch of reasons why
there’s shortness of breath. It depends on your age. It depends on if you’re a smoker or a nonsmoker. It depends on if you work around chemicals
or fumes. It depends on your body weight. It depends on a whole range of factors why
shortness of breath is common. Stress is a big one for shortness of breath. People under sympathetic dominance. The sympathetic is a “fight or flight”. That can certainly create more rapid breathing
or shortness of breath. The parasympathetic or the “rest and digest”
mechanism, the relaxation mechanism, involves nice slow deep breathing in through the nose
and push the belly out, push the belly back in to release that air very slowly. People who breath too quick and to shallow
can suffer a little bit also from what we call “respiratory acidosis”, so the blood
can be a little bit too acid and the way the body tries to compensate is to get more air
in, so it can breathe more rapidly that way, too. Adrenal fatigue people, for example, with
major adrenal problems or cortisol dysfunction can shortness of breath. Asthma is very common to have shortness of
breath. I often recommend asthma to go get proper
therapy through Buteyko, Professor Constantine Buteyko, the Russian professor who taught
people how to breathe properly to overcome asthma. I would not commonly expect shortness of breath
to Candida related, but there may be some link there with immune dysfunction. I don’t generally see it as a primary trigger. I hope that answers the question.


  • Reply SkittsMusik November 27, 2017 at 9:50 pm

    What about when you heart beat stop fo a second

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  • Reply Nasser Shwarid August 14, 2018 at 11:35 pm

    I can feel it in my lungs

  • Reply Ernesto Tamayo September 25, 2018 at 2:19 am

    So is it any different from having yeast in your lungs or gut ? Is the healing process the same ?

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