Are You Suffering from the
Yeast Curse? (Part 1)
By Dr. Juliet Tien (Dr. J), D. N. Sc.
This article has three parts. Part 1 addresses the symptoms of yeast and parasitic infections; Part 2 explains the physical, psychological and spiritual factors causing yeast and parasitic infections; and Part 3 discusses treatment of these ever rampant and confusing health issues.
Shortly after a group of anthropologists discovered King Tut’s tomb in Egypt, they became very ill. It was said that they were cursed because they violated King Tut’s will: to remain in the tomb for eternity without being disturbed. I would say that these anthropologists suffered from the “yeast curse,” because they inhaled a large amount of yeast when they worked in a tomb where walls were covered by layers of green, pink, and yellow mildew.
According to a Chinese belief, if a child is difficult to raise, he or she had been cursed. To break the curse, the child should be adopted by a Chinese doctor. Since I was sickly from the time I was born, I was adopted by a Chinese doctor and raised on herbs. When I look back, I realize that I had been born with the “yeast curse!”
Yeast and Parasitic Curse
Whether you are suffering from an ancient Egyptian curse or a contemporary Chinese curse, the symptoms of yeast infections are basically the same. Yeast infections are rampant all over the world regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, geographical location and socioeconomic status. Yeast disorders are not the only threat we are faced with. Parasites and yeasts are like Siamese Twins. They go hand in hand.
All human beings and their pets suffer from yeast and parasitic infections at one time or the other, to a lesser or greater degree. If there were ever a list of conditions that have been misdiagnosed and improperly treated by most medical professionals, yeast and parasitic infections are at the top of the list. Many of these symptoms have been mistaken by the medical profession as bacterial or viral infections and consequently have been treated with antibiotics, which only make the matter worse. Yeast and parasitic infections affect both the mind and body.
If you have a cluster of the symptoms listed below, more likely you are suffering from the curse! Physical symptoms of yeast and parasitic infections can be manifested from head to toe. They include sinus or migraine headaches, mid-ear infections, eyelid swelling and itching, sore throats, mouth thrush, asthma, bloating, constipation, diarrhea, low immunity, cold hands and feet, varicose veins, impotence, vaginal or prostate infections, painful intercourse, endometriosis, menstrual irregularity, kidney or bladder infections, hemorrhoids, anal itch, burning during urination, hypothyroidism, hypoglycemia, diabetes mellitus, acne, eczema, psoriasis, scaling skin lesions, athlete’s foot, cellulite, and hair loss.
In addition to physical symptoms, the following mental/psychological symptoms can also be present: poor mental concentration, foggy mind, depression, mood swings, phobia, anxiety attacks, irritability, negativity, lack of motivation, and insomnia.
What Are Yeasts and Parasites?
Fungi have an extended family. Yeasts belong to the fungus family which consists of at least 100,000 to 250,000 species. They include yeasts, mold, mildew, rots, smuts and mushrooms. The function of yeasts is to break down dead bodies so organic matter can be turned into its basic elements of oxygen, nitrogen, carbon and phosphorus. Without yeasts, we could be in serious trouble because dead bodies of animals and plants would just pile up. We need yeasts to assist in ecological recycling. However, an overgrowth of yeasts can also break down living organisms. There are at least 20 to 30 different types of pathogenic yeasts that cause illnesses.
Candida is one member of the yeast family. Candida albicans alone has 50 to 60 different strains which cause infections. Because yeasts normally live on mucous membranes, contemporary laboratory tests such as blood tests, x-rays or stool cultures usually cannot detect their presence. Many clients who sought help at my office reported all the tests performed by their physicians were negative; however, they still felt miserable. Observation of the eyes, skin and tongue and knowledge of a detailed health history are the best ways to determine whether an individual is suffering from yeast disorders.
Parasites such as hookworms, pinworms, roundworms, flat worms, tapeworms etc. rely on a host to survive and thrive. The fermentation of yeasts creates a chemical substance called propylalcohol that allows parasites to thrive. Yeasts and parasites do not discriminate. All human beings and their pets have an equal opportunity to be infected.
(To be continued in the March/April issue)
Dr. Juliet Tien (Dr. J) is a leading expert in yeast, parasitic, weight, and addiction control, a former UCLA professor in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing, owner of Dr. J’s Health Institute and Dr. J’s Healthy & Tasty Restaurant, and a cable TV Producer & Host: “The Holistic Approach to Health and Success”. She is also the best selling author of “Breaking the Yeast Curse: Food and Unconditional Love for Magic Healing “and “Healthy and Tasty: Dr. J’s Anti-Yeast Cooking.”
For more information, contact: Dr. J’s Healthy & Tasty Restaurant, 1303 Westwood Blvd. (two blocks south of Wilshire), (310) 477-2721, or Dr. J’s Health Institute, 11819 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 213, (310) 477-5302.
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