She STUCK her TONGUE out at me!
Mary was a customer, no less. I get no respect!
But she was actually paying me the highest compliment. Here's why.
For 14 years, Mary (not her real name) suffered from something raging inside her that ate away at her...literally. She went from doctor to doctor who proceeded to give her antibiotics. Little did she know, but those treatments would make her condition worse, not better.
She was miserable. It was as if ants were eating at her. She stopped by my store. We got to talking about her problem. By this point she was fit to be tied. There was an urgency. Every second, she couldn't stand still because of what was going on inside her.
That was the first time she showed me her tongue. If you've never seen what is called "geographic tongue," it looks like a map of land masses right on the person's tongue due to the deep fissures that are caused by yeast overgrowth.
You just know that it has to burn and hurt, right? You bet it does!
Well, yesterday, when I asked Mary how she was doing (about 4 months later) she didn't say a word. She stuck her tongue out at me again.
This time, the entire map was gone! Her tongue had healed! She was no longer 'beside herself' with anxiety and pain.
I should tell you that she had also come in maybe six weeks after her first visit, and her tongue was looking better at that time, too. She hugged me as tears came to her eyes, she was so happy about the positive change in her life.
Not everyone gets a geographic tongue but about 70% of us have yeast overgrowth according to a major study on the subject. Most people have it due to exposure to antibiotics, birth control pills, steroids, and other drugs. Childhood anti-biotics can result in problems in adulthood!
Symptoms include sinus congestion, vaginal infections, irritability, foggy headed thinking, fatigue, depression, acne...well just about everything you can think of, including the obesity epidemic, diabetes and cancer. (Now you know why believe antibiotics have done more damage to society than any other drug you can take.)
So what do you do to get rid of the yeast and regain good health? Three things...sometimes four.
1- Take "PB-8" or another really outstanding probiotic. DO NOT skimp by buying a less expensive acidophilus or your results will be puny.
2- Olive leaf extract. Start with one a day and increase to two a day after a week or so. A product called Candistroy is even better.
3- Take 5,000 mgs of glutamine powder in water to help heal the intestinal lining.
4- Often times when you have this problem, the digestive tract needs some help digesting your food. So find a good digestive MULTI-enzyme. I prefer the super strength Multi-Enzyme formula made by Vitamin World. But each person needs to experiment to find the one that works best for them.
Do #2 and #3 for two months. Do #1 for life. As for #4, it's completely up to you.
Then when you're done, come stick your tongue out at me! I love it!
Or leave a message here.
The best to you.
William Kelley Eidem is the author of The Doctor Who Cures Cancer and It's Not Just for Sex!
The Doctor Who Cures Cancer is now available both in eBook and softcover formats.
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