Some of you may remember me previously mentioning that I have yeast infections. As I have only explained this briefly before and as I have heard a lot of other ME/ CFS sufferers with the same problems I feel it is important to expand on it to inform others who haven't gone down this root of investigation. I have found what I think is a very informative document about yeast, for which I will be referring to throughout this post. I will put a link for this document (Intestinal candidia & it's relation to chronic Illness) at the end of the post for further reading as it is quite extensive.
I have had a lot of stomach problems over the last 9 months. However it has improved a lot from what it was. A few months ago I was in constant pain with my stomach and it was all swollen like I was pregnant. I was constantly constipated or had diarrhea. I also felt very nauseous and poisonous all the time. My old doctor sent me for an ultra sound, MRI of the abdominal cavity, and stool sample. All I was told was that it appeared I was suffering from Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Once I started with my new doctor I was investigated and told I had a very bad yeast infection in my bowels. Below is a good description of a yeast infection,