Candida Albicans is a pathogenic yeast, or opportunistic fungus. It is the common member of the human gut flora - a group of microorganisms that live in your digestive tract.
Most of us have some level of Candida Albicans in our intestines. But, it can be developed in mouth and on skin as well. It coexists peacefully with other bacteria and yeast. However, sometimes its production can go out of control because of many factors. Once it starts dominating your gut, it affects digestion and weakens immune system. It also escapes into your blood stream to wreck havoc on your heath.
What Causes Candida Albicans
Candida Albicans is a unique microorganism. It can be caused by antibiotics, glucose, sugar, brain fog, and stress. But, it particularly comes from an immune deficiency in Th17 cells and Th1 cells. For that reason, most of the supplements and therapies focus on strengthening of immune response.
However, it can be deadly and difficult to treat.
It is because our immune system detects fungus by interacting with specific molecules on its cell surface. But, Candida Albicans protect