Oral Candidiasis:

 

• Oral candidiasis is also known as oral thrush

• It results from presence of excessive yeast in one's body

• People who wear dentures are prone to this condition

 

Symptoms to look for:

 

• White lesions on tongue and inner cheeks

• Pain and bleeding when lesions rub against food

• As it worsens, lesions spread to 

   o Roof of mouth

   o Gums

   o Tonsils

   o Back of neck

• Loss of sense of taste

• Stuffed feeling in the mouth

• Whitish colour on the tongue

 

Causes:

 

• Weak immune system

• Increased yeast levels

• Ailments like HIV, diabetes and cancer

 

Natural home remedy using yogurt:

 

1. Take some sugarless yogurt

2. Apply on affected area

 

Natural home remedy using garlic:

 

1. Crush 4-5 garlic cloves to make paste

2. Apply this paste on the affected area

3. This paste may sting but it's very effective

 

Natural home remedy using clove oil:

 

1. Apply clove oil on the affected area

 

Tips:

 

• Sugar assists bacterial growth, avoid consuming sugar and sugar based products 

• Eat 2-3 bananas every day to quicken healing