WHAT IS A FUNGAL INFECTION?
A fungal infection occurs when there is excessive growth of bacteria, usually in the skin. Fungal infections may also occur in the internal digestive system due to bacteria build-up. Skin related fungal conditions are fuelled by keratin, the protein that makes up your skin, hair, and nails. Internal fungal conditions can stem from a variety of factors such as overconsumption of alcohol, carbohydrates, sugar, or fermented foods; oral contraceptives; excessive stress; antibiotics.
The following are common fungal infections: