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How to get rid of athlete’s foot

You may recall I developed athlete’s foot at university, when I was burning the candle at both ends (eating junk, boozing and partying hard).

Athlete’s foot is a fungal infection, just like dandruff, jock itch and an itchy bottom often are.

Athlete’s foot can be really embarrassing, as the pictures below show, with a mild case on the left, a moderate case in the middle and a serious case on the right:

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Using topical creams and lotions to treat the site of the infection – in this case the feet – is all well and good, but often times it does not address the REAL problem.

I know from my own experience that treating athlete’s foot with creams only works temporarily – it will just keep coming back if the root cause is not addressed.

Yeast and fungi are naturally present in your gut, but when they have the chance, they overgrow like weeds in a garden, so dealing with the gut is the most important issue in stopping athlete’s foot.

If your gut is damaged by the overgrowth, the fungal organisms can enter your blood stream and travel round the body.

In most people, this causes symptoms such as headaches, fatigue, allergy-type symptoms, a stuffy nose and other common ailments.

Of course, a gut overgrowth also has the potential to cause digestive problems – heartburn, a sore mouth or throat, bloating, gas and constipation, for example.

Yeast and fungal overgrowth is the single most common finding we see in the stool tests.

You know you have a very strong chance of having a fungal overgrowth/infection if:

  • You have white or yellow coating on the back of your tongue
  • You have dandruff, jock itch, or athlete’s foot
  • You have lots of bloating, gas and wind after eating fruit, grains and root vegetables
  • You have oral or vaginal thrush
  • You struggle with frequent urinary tract infections
  • You feel awful after drinking small quantities of alcohol

Risk factors for developing an overgrowth include:

  • You have other infections such as H. pylori and parasites
  • You frequently take antibiotics, or have done in the past
  • You eat a diet that contains lots of sugar and processed grains, including bread
  • You’ve been under a lot of stress
  • You’re exposed to chemicals in your work place

At first, fungal infections are annoying – they cause itching and minor digestive symptoms.

But over time, they can go on to cause virtually any and every symptom in the body.

In patients who have severely compromised immune systems, such as AIDS and cancer, fungal infections can be the eventual cause of death.

The point is that Mother Nature employs fungi as “garbage collectors”.

Fungi recycle dead plants and animals back into the soil.

I teach my clients that the fungal overgrowth is not the problem and that their immune systems and vitality are the problems.

A healthy person with optimal vitality cannot develop a yeast and fungal overgrowth.

It’s only when your body is already compromised that the yeast and fungi overgrow.

As well as teaching you how to use stool testing to find bad bugs in your gut, and how to use herbs to eradicate the bad bugs, our programs also teach you how to restore vitality.

Thus, your bad bugs not only go away, but STAY away.

The first step in the process is to find out which bad bugs you have, because they can all cause overlapping symptoms.

We do this by using comprehensive stool testing.

I know most people find the thought of a stool test unpleasant, but it is done in the privacy of your own home. You just send off a sample in the packaging provided.

And if the test comes back blank, you get a full refund.

You can arrange a test here, or find out more about them.

Best

Dave