what is it?

Candida is a type of fungus or yeast which grows all over the human body, especially in warm and moist areas like the mouth, stomach and vagina. 

The presence of candida isn’t usually a problem unless an overgrowth occurs (1). Although candida overgrowth is quite common, the severity of these infections vary greatly (2). 

Candida overgrowth is also called: 

where to get help 

Speak to your GP if you suspect that you might have a Candida overgrowth

other sources of information

Candida overgrowth: the full low down