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Are you experiencing die-off symptoms? It's actually good news!

Food, Medicines, and Lies The Health Talk series by Dr. Priti

die-off symptoms

After infections are diagnosed and accurately treated with antimicrobial medications, a large number of bacteria, fungi, and yeast cells are rapidly killed off, leading to die-off symptoms. This phenomenon is called the Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction (HERX reaction) or Healing crisis.

The HERX reaction occurs because the death of bacterial or fungal cells exceeds the body's detox capacity. Supporting the body's detox system can help alleviate these symptoms.

This HERX reaction is an immune system response to the recovery and detox process, referred to as the "Immune Cascade."

What Symptoms You Might Experience During Die-Off Reaction:


The duration of Candida die-off varies based on the severity of the infection and the response to treatment. Some reactions resolve spontaneously within a few days, while others may take longer.

HERX Water at Home:

  • Baking soda + Ginger + fennel

Rejuvenating Bath Options:

  1. Epsom Salt Bath: Dissolve a handful of magnesium sulfate in warm water and pour it over the body or soak for 15-20 minutes.

  2. Baking Soda Bath: Dissolve a handful of baking soda in warm water and pour it over the body or soak for 15-20 minutes.

  3. Apple Cider Vinegar Bath: Fill the tub with warm water, add 2 cups of apple cider vinegar, and soak for 15-20 minutes before rinsing in the shower.

  4. Ginger Bath: Boil 10-15 grams of organic ginger in water for 10 minutes. Add the boiled ginger water to your warm bath.

  5. Hydrogen Peroxide Bath: Mix 10-15 ml of hydrogen peroxide in warm water and soak for 30 minutes.

Consult with Dr. Priti Nanda Sibal a functional medicine doctor in Gurugram to discuss the potential benefits, risks, and appropriate treatment.

Contact +919891048999 or +918447628067 Dr. Priti Nanda Sibal


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