I feel that every woman should do a Candida cleanse at some point in her life, if not as a yearly Female Health & Wellness Ritual:
Candida Overgrowth is an insidious
illthat causes nonspecific, annoying and sometimes
debilitating symptoms including menopausal and PMS symptoms. People erroneous
think Candida overgrowth is a systemic infection. But a systemic infection is
when the Candida spores (seeds) are
actually in the blood-an emergent
condition! Rather, we are talking about insidious Candida hyphae (
Pre-menstrual syndrome (PMS) is a common gynecological complaint. The diagnostic criteria from ACOG and the Diagnostic & Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders-IV agree that symptoms of PMS are distressing and moderate to severe enough to interfere with a woman’s normal activities and quality of life. Yet, there has been an absence of internationally accepted diagnostic criteria for PMS (Andrea, Rapkin & Winer, 2009). So, how is PMS really diagnosed & distinguished from other similar syndromes?
The PAP smear is important because (in simple terms) it
screens for Human Papillomavirus (HPV) & Cervical Cancer. In this article is explained how the PAP more specifically:
- Screens for ASC-H to determines the need for colposcopy to rule out HSIL..
- Differentiates between LSIL vs. HSIL. HSIL is
indication for loop electrosurgical excision procedures (LEEP).
- Identifies women with a negative histology, but
clinical evidence of viral (e.g. HPV) persistence and risk for progression
(Solomon et al, 2002).