Candida Secrets eBook

About Cynthia Perkins, M.Ed.

Holistic Help brings you holistic, natural, and alternative health information to optimize your physical, emotional/mental, and spiritual health that is free of marketing hype and outrageous miracle cure scams, with a special emphasis on the Paleo diet, Primal lifestyle, green living, breathwork, and mindfulness.

Hosted and authored by Cynthia Perkins, M.Ed., a holistic health coach/counselor and sobriety coach. Cynthia holds a bachelor's degree in psychology, a master's degree in mental health counseling, a certificate of completion in functional medicine and MBSR mindfulness, and has researched the role of diet, nutrition, microbial overgrowth, and environmental toxins on our physical and mental health for more than two decades.

Cynthia has overcome many conditions using the holistic principles she advocates, including alcoholism, drug addiction, sugar, carb, caffeine, and nicotine addiction, compulsive overeating, clinical depression, anxiety attacks, and fibromyalgia. She has more than 30 years of uninterrupted and craving-free sobriety.

Additionally, Cynthia has personal experience with chemical Injury (MCS), atypical trigeminal neuralgia, chronic migraines, candida overgrowth, SIBO, adrenal fatigue, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, so she not only has professional expertise but understands the terrain of dealing with a chronic health condition first-hand.

Cynthia's Areas of Expertise

She has expertise in a wide variety of topics and conditions including, but not limited to:

  • Candida overgrowth
  • SIBO
  • Paleo diet and lifestyle
  • Neurotransmitter imbalances or deficiencies
  • Adrenal fatigue or burnout
  • Autonomic nervous system disorders
  • Sympathetic nervous system dominance
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Depression
  • Migraines
  • Chronic fatigue syndrome
  • Sugar and carb addiction
  • Compulsive overeating - Food addiction
  • Alcoholism and drug addiction
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Attention deficit disorder
  • Hyperactivity
  • Brain health
  • Stress management
  • Environmental toxins and detoxification
  • Chronic pain management
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Food Allergies, sensitivities and intolerance's
  • Hypoglycemia or low blood sugar issues
  • Insomnia
  • Weight loss
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Childhood abuse issues
  • Mindfulness and mindfulness-based meditation

Cynthia has helped thousands of individuals with chronic health issues to successfully improve the quality of their lives and move toward a higher level of health.

Books By Cynthia Perkins

Cynthia Perkins is the author of the following self-help books:

Candida Secrets

Get Sober Stay Sober: The Truth About Alcoholism

Break Your Sugar Addiction Today

Living Life to the Fullest: Creative Coping Strategies for Living with Chronic Illness

What Your Psychologist Hasn't Told You About Anxiety and Depression

Quit Smoking with Ease - Naturally

Meditating for Health

Mindfulness Over Migraines

Mindfulness Over Chronic Pain

Healing Chronic Candida

Healing Chronic Candida Cookbook


Master of Education in Mental Health Counseling
Kent State University (1995-1998 )

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, cum laude
Youngstown State University (1989-1995)

Academy of Functional Medicine & Genomics (October 2012)
Certificate of completion in the entire 72-week course of Functional Medicine.

Certificate of completion in MBSR (Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction) (August 2018) 8-week course (50 hours of instruction, reading, and practice) with a certified MBSR instructor and based on the program founded by Jon Kabat-Zinn at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

To learn more about Cynthia's service, please visit the holistic health counseling page.