Candida and Hormones.
I am a 43 year old woman. When I was 29 I suddenly woke up with extremely puffy eyes heavy breast & stomach cramps.I also discovered I had an allergic reaction to wheat, dairy & citrus fruits. Anything I ate came out like mashed potatoes. I had GP tests & stool analysis with negative results. So I self diagnosed as Candida. I also suspected a hormone imbalance but GP test showed normal. I had a polycystic ovary at the time but it disappeared. This went on for 13 years, eliminating foods which triggered the symptoms but they remained. In 2012 I went to see a Nutritionist & had a positive test for Candida. After taking the tablets for this, my symptoms remained; puffy eyes ect. This really confused me. Although my hormone test was normal I did not believe this to be true because a week before my periods, my symptoms are aggressive. My eyelids are so full that it alters my appearance along with other symptoms. I know I have an imbalance hormone. This week I came across this site & Lord it is a God send, because I had no idea that Candida & hormone balance can be related. I know I must have a hormonal imbalance low progesterone because I am experiencing the symptoms you display. Even though I am not tested for progesterone levels I will still be ordering the Natpro cream because I am desperate after 13 years of hell. I don't know what else to do and this site seems safe & true enough for me.