"When you think of yeast, you most likely think of fluffy loaves of bread and delicious pastries. But there is another type of yeast that is hardly as delightful. Candida albicans, or simply Candida is a microorganism in the category of yeast, fungi and mold. While it’s relatively normal to live with small amounts of this yeast in our digestive systems, in some circumstances it can invade into deeper tissues and organs where it doesn’t belong. When the fungus gets that deep, it entrenches itself and produces chemicals that affect cell function causing symptoms that are uncomfortable as well as problems that can potentially become very serious... "