Break the Yeast Curse
By Dr. Juliet Tien (Dr. J), D. N. Sc.



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 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!”

Symptoms of  “Yeast 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 disorders are not the only threat that 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.

Many of these symptoms have been mistaken by the medical profession as bacterial or viral infections and consequently have been mistreated 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 that 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. 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. 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, flat worms, tap worms, roundworms, etc. rely on a host to survive and thrive. The fermentation of yeasts creates a chemical substance called propyl alcohol that allows parasites to thrive.

What causes yeast & parasitic infections?  
Poor eating habits (Standard American Diet), excessive use of antibiotics, lack of exercise that leads to poor circulatory function, pre-existing illness such as cancer, AIDS, multiple sclerosis (MS), lupus, diabetes, and alcoholism, toxic environment, and chronic or acute psychological stress, all can contribute to severe yeast and parasitic infections. For more details please read my book, Breaking the Yeast Curse: Food and Unconditional Love for Magic Healing, available in your local public library.

Treatment for Yeast & Parasitic Infections:
Anti-Yeast Nutritional Program:
Over the past few decades, I have guided many of my clients to follow Eight Commandments: no sugar, no dairy, no wheat, no yeast, no alcohol, no caffeine, no nicotine, and no chemicals in order to control the overgrowth of yeasts and parasites with great results. This anti-yeast nutritional program may sound radical in the beginning. However, most of my clients have found that it is actually simple. They also reported having cut their grocery bills by 30 to 50%! Most of all, they enjoy a better quality of life as evidenced by their improved mental clarity, energy, freedom from aches and pains, better overall physical function, and more positive outlook on life!

Chinese Herbal Therapy:
An anti-yeast nutritional program prevents you from generating new toxins in your body. Chinese herbal therapy cleanses the existing toxins you have accumulated over the years. Since yeasts and parasites are like Siamese Twins, you need a well-put-together Chinese herbal formula that can control the overgrowth of yeasts and parasites simultaneously. When you are on potent yeast and parasite control formulas, you will see the evidence in the toilet almost immediately. I usually instruct my clients to do “toilet watching” with a flashlight or magnifying glasses to look for the following:

Debris of Yeasts: 
Cloudy or mucousy materials in the urine or stool. Some of my clients described them as “the Milky Way” or “clouds under the water.”

Eggs of Parasites:
They will look like sesame seeds, sunflower seeds, undigested brown rice, or broken corn. You can see them in your stool or menstrual blood clots.

Mature Worms:
They come in various sizes, shapes and colors. Pinworms appear to be fibers sticking out of your stool. Hook worms look like spaghetti or string cheese. Flat worms look like broken tree leaves dancing in the toilet when you flush it.

All of these sound gross. However, you should be very happy to see these creatures come out of, instead of stay in, your body!

Mental Cleansing:
I call yeast and parasitic infections “the roots of all evil” as far as health is concerned. However, mental toxins are the core of these roots!  Cleansing mental toxins is like uprooting this core and requires a lot of “dirty work”. The fundamental principle for success in uprooting the core is “forgiveness.” 

Many people claim that they have forgiven those who have done them wrong. If you are still suffering from yeast and parasitic infection symptoms, then you have not truly forgiven. Forgiveness means giving up your right to punish the wrongdoers and/or yourself!  When you choose peace consciously, all the pent up anger, resentment, regret, fear, guilt, and grief will dissipate. I know this is a tall order. However, in order for you to break the curse, you must replace negative emotions with peace and unconditional love!

Breaking the yeast and parasitic curse is a life-long process. If you put in 50% of the effort, you will get 50% of the benefit. That is better than 0%! Don’t let the excuse of “either-or” stop you from making any effort. A Chinese proverb says, “A one-thousand-mile journey begins with the first step.”  Once you take the first step, the subsequent steps become easier and easier!

Dr. Juliet Tien (Dr. J) is a leading expert in yeast and parasitic infection, weight, and addiction control, a former UCLA professor in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing, the president of Dr. J’s Holistic Healing Center, Inc., and a cable TV Producer & Host: The Holistic Approach to Health and Success. She is also 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, please contact: Dr. J’s Holistic Healing Center Inc., 17000 Ventura Blvd., Ste. 206, (818) 986-4551. Website:

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