How do I treat yeast overgrowth in the intestines?

Amy E. Myers, MD
Family Medicine
Yeast overgrowth is treated by changing your diet, taking herbal supplements, and also with prescription medications. In this video, functional medicine specialist Amy Myers, MD, discusses the most effective treatment options for yeast overgrowth.
Elizabeth Boham, MD, MS, RD
Nutrition & Dietetics

To treat yeast overgrowth in the intestines, the focus should be on diet and cutting out any foods that have added sugar. Watch functional medicine expert Elizabeth Boham, MD, describe the foods you should avoid, and the foods you should be eating.

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Yeast Infections

Yeast Infections

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