Can a yeast infection cause high blood sugar?

can a yeast infection cause high blood sugar

Yeast is found in air, food and water. It is a microorganism that can cause serious damage to your body, including your kidneys and intestines. Can a yeast infection cause high blood sugar? If it ends up in your liver, yes, it can.

Intestinal yeast

Most people ingest yeast when they eat food.  The microbiome (beneficial microorganisms) in your gut keeps yeast from attacking your intestines.

Your intestines are a tube-like organ that wind from the stomach to the anus. The main job of the intestines is to digest food. You have a small intestine and a large intestine. The small intestine has three parts (duodenum, jejunum and ileum) and the large intestine has four parts (cecum, colon, rectum and anal canal).

The intestinal (gut) microbiome is a collection of helpful organisms that live in your digestive tract. They help with digestion, regulating the immune system and protecting the body from bacteria.

Sometimes we eat foods with chemicals that destroy the microbiome.  When the microbiome is broken, yeast can attack your intestines.  You won’t feel the yeast attacking your intestines or breaking your microbiome. You may feel like you have the flu, but the flu symptoms go away after a few days.

Processed foods contain chemicals that destroy your microbiome. Processed foods also contain no nutrients, which means the microbiome can’t be rebuilt.  This makes it easier for your intestines to be attacked by yeast.  Once the yeast has gone into your intestines, it will move into the lymphatic system.

There are over 3,000 different types of yeast.  Some yeast will travel in the lymphatic system and stay close to the intestines. Other types of yeast will travel in the lymphatic system to the kidneys.  Yeast can also move from the lymphatic system to the liver, lungs, ovaries and prostate. The yeast will produce chemicals to suppress your immune system.  This keeps your immune system from attacking germs, which allows more germs to survive in your body.

When yeast gets in your liver

Yeast will travel in the lymphatic system into the liver.  This causes fatty liver.  Fat in the liver absorbs the toxins created by yeast.  This is the body’s way of keeping toxins from circulating throughout the body. Storing toxins in fat requires no energy. It is an efficient way to store toxins.

The yeast will grow and spread throughout the liver, killing liver cells. The liver has to work harder to replace the cells that are killed. It also triggers the liver to make more cholesterol, which is used by the immune system. It is not the same cholesterol found in food.

Medical doctors are trained to detect high blood cholesterol and prescribe a pill (statin) to lower cholesterol.  They believe high blood cholesterol is linked to heart attacks and stroke.  Even though many Americans are prescribed statins, they are still dying of heart attacks and strokes.

 Yeast and your immune system

Your immune system defends the body against harmful substances. It also removes damaged cells from the body, including liver cells. It doesn’t detect and kill yeast. When yeast gets into the liver, it can cause so much damage that the liver is no longer able to store sugar (glucose). The liver begins to leak sugar, which eventually causes high blood sugar.

Diabetes is a type of health condition where your blood glucose levels (blood sugar) are too high.  You can control the early stages of diabetes with diet and exercise.  Eating the right foods and exercising will balance sugar intake and metabolism so your blood sugar is normal.  But this doesn’t get rid of the yeast.  The yeast will continue to grow and spread in the liver.  Eventually, the sugar levels will go up.

When this happens, doctors will usually try to solve the problem with a pill. The pill stops your liver from releasing sugar. This may work in the beginning. But it doesn’t mean your blood sugar will return to normal. Maybe it ends up in a low range and you just keep going to the doctor for blood tests to make sure the pills are working.

High blood sugar can also be caused by taking other medications.  You end up taking pills to treat one health situation and cause another.

Treating yeast in the liver

Western medical doctors – general practitioners – treat the symptoms of a health problem, which often leads to worse problems.  When that doesn’t work, they send you to a specialist.  The heart doctor doesn’t care what is happening to your liver.  The liver doctor doesn’t care about your intestines.  Each doctor is focused on their medical specialty.

Chinese medicine has been around for centuries. It effectively treats the root cause of unwanted health conditions. It addresses the entire body and body processes.

Finding the root cause of the health problem gives your body a chance to fix it. You can live a life free of pain, have lots of energy and be able to eat food when you handle the real reason a problem exists.

Yeast detox

Our detox uses Chinese medicinal herbs. These herbs are extremely potent and target specific areas of your body. Each detox program is also tailored to address your specific health situation. Your health problem and how you got to this point is different from someone else’s.

Yeast is an extremely invasive organism. It can harm the body in ways you may not realize for many years. If you are worried that yeast might be causing other health conditions, or have a yeast infection that won’t go away, call us today at (213) 999 – 5577 and request a free consultation with Dr. Kwang. Or click here to fill out an online consultation request form.

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Written by Dr. Charles Kwang

Dr. Charles Kwang has a B.S. degree in Physiology and Neuroscience and a doctorate in Chiropractic medicine. He is a certified nutritionist, master herbalist and detox expert specializing in effective, natural solutions for chronic inflammation, pain and illnesses. His custom detox programs restore the body’s inherent ability to heal itself.

March 26, 2024

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