How long can it really take to recovery from Candida?

Hi there, Eric Bakker, here again with another frequently asked question regarding yeast infections. This is a question from Rick in Colorado.

Eric, what is the recovery time in Candida? What is the normal time somebody recovers from a chronic yeast infection?

Well, Rick, to answer that question, I’d have to say to you, how long have you had this thing for? What are your expectations of recovery? Have you had this thing for a year or two years? It looks like Rick’s had jock itch and toenail fungus. I’ve got no real idea how long you’ve had this for, Rick, but let’s just say you’ve had it maybe for five or ten years.

Well, the recovery time really depends on a lot of factors, but it depends particularly on how you apply toward the recovery. What measures are you taking? Are you treating this thing locally, systemically? Are you looking at your lifestyle and diet or are you just expecting supplements to do the curing for you? Are you using combination pharmaceutical drugs, anti-fungal creams or pills? And do you keep on drinking alcohol when you do this? Surprising how many guys do this when they see me; they’ll keep drinking beer and having pizzas, but then take a few pills and expect to get rid of it. Well, in that case, the recovery could be protracted or could take a long time.

So how long does it take someone to do a PhD? How long does it take someone to pay off a mortgage? How long does it take someone to do anything worthwhile in life? It all depends on the ability of that person to be enthusiastic about wanting to get the outcome and result they’re looking for. It depends on that person’s ability to apply themselves to get the results they’re looking for. So if you apply yourself earnestly and follow the advice I’m giving you in my book, Candida Crusher, you could nail this thing within 12 months. If you’ve had it for 10 years, I’d expect a 12-month resolution.

Anyone that tells you you can cure this thing, Rick, in 12 months is going to be close to the mark. But if someone tells you you can cure jock itch in 12 hours, well, you need to walk past these turkeys because there are a lot of these people out there that make these stupid statements. Just like I get spam emails in my inbox saying there’s a $126 million check for me to pick; some nonsense like this. If you believe in this sort of nonsense, well, there’s no hope for you. But I don’t think you’re that type of person.

So you can recover and you’re ability to recover is dependent on how you apply yourself with well-defined principles and a good program. And if everything works out well and you do things properly, within one year, well and truly, you’ll have this thing completely cleared up. But not only that, you probably will have lost some weight in the interim. Probably your sleep will have improved and you will have gained a considerable improvement in your health and well-being overall.

So I hope that answers your question, Rick. Thanks for your question.