Candida Fungus Relief

Creating a Healthy New You

Candidiasis: Overgrowth and Infection of Yeast

Candidiasis: Overgrowth and Infection of Yeast

To receive credit, visit: http://www.freece.com/FreeCE/CECatalog_Details.aspx?ID=fe0e6cca-bcfc-4731-956c-a2be35a94a8d

Program Overview
Candidiasis is a fungal infection that can affect areas such as the skin, genitals, throat, mouth and blood. It caused by the overgrowth of a type of yeast / fungus, usually a species called Candida albicans. This yeast is normally found in small amounts in the human body, but can become pathogenic in certain situations. Systemic infections of the bloodstream and major organs, particularly in immunocompromised patients, affect over 90,000 people a year in the U.S. Candida overgrowth can cause many health problems, including fatigue, headache, poor memory and weight gain. Many natural remedies exist to combat Candidiasis, as well as numerous antifungal pharmaceutical agents.

Pharmacist Educational Objectives
– Describe the pathophysiology, frequency and implications of candidiasis

-Outline the natural/non-pharmacological methods used to treat candidiasis

-Compare and contrast the most common pharmaceuticals used to treat Candidiasis, including mechanisms of action and potential side effects

Accreditation
Pharmacist 0798-0000-14-016-H01-P

Disclaimer:
The Content and Program Materials contained are provided by FreeCE/PharmCon as a service to its registrants and to the public.
THE INFORMATION OFFERED IS FOR GENERAL EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. THIS IS NOT INTENDED TO PROVIDE INFORMATION OR ADVICE CONCERNING SPECIFIC PROBLEMS OF SITUATIONS.
IT IS NOT INTENDED AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR THE PROFESSIONALS OWN RESEARCH, OR FOR HIS OWN PROFESSIONAL JUDGMENT OR ADVICE FOR A SPECIFIC PROBLEM OF SITUATION.
NEITHER FREECE/PHARMCON NOR ANY CONTENT PROVIDER INTENDS TO OR SHOULD BE CONSIDERED TO BE RENDERING MEDICAL, PHARMACEUTICAL OR OTHER PROFESSIONAL ADVICE. WHILE FREECE/PHARMCON AND ITS CONTENT PROVIDERS HAVE EXERCISED CARE IN PROVIDING INFORMATION, NO GUARANTEE OF ITS ACCURACY, TIMELINESS OR APPLICABILITY CAN BE OR IS MADE. YOU ASSUME ALL RISKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES WITH RESPECT TO ANY DECISIONS OR ADVICE MADE OR GIVEN AS A RESULT OF THE USE OF THE PROGRAM, PROGRAM MATERIALS, FREECE WEBSITE OR INTERACTION WITH CONTENT PROVIDERS.
IF MEDICAL OR OTHER EXPERT ASSISTANCE IS REQUIRED, YOU SHOULD OBTAIN THE SERVICES OF A COMPETENT PROFESSIONAL.