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Digestive System

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Candida is a yeast present in most people's digestive tract, women's vaginas and mucous membranes of the mouth. Under certain situations, like taking antibiotics, this yeast can multiply and get out of control.


Crohn's disease is characterized by a chronic and long lasting ulceration of the digestive tract. The ulceration extends through all layers of the intestinal wall & can affect any part of the digestive tract from mouth to anus.


Parasites are much more common in New Zealand and other developed countries than you may realise. An intestinal parasite can weaken your body's natural immune system, making you more susceptible to other illnesses.


Worms outrank even cancer as the human race's deadliest enemy. According to the WHO, every fourth person is infected by worms & if one were to add worms picked up in the tropics, including hook & whipworm, then possibly every third person has parasites.

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The health information presented here has been written for the New Zealand health consumer. It is of a general nature and is only intended to provide a summary of the subjects covered and is intended to be used for educational and general information purposes only. It is not intended as medical advice or as a means to diagnose, treat, cure or prescribe for any particular condition or disease. You assume all responsibility for the treatment which may be undertaken as a result of the information on this site, or treatment recommended by any other party. While all care has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the information, no responsibility or liability is accepted, and no person should act in reliance on any statement contained in the information provided. All health ailments should be treated by a qualified health professional.

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