When parasites come to mind, you probably think about your pets or an exotic vacation where everyone ended up with a stomach bug.
It’s easy to dismiss parasites as a third-world concern, but they are far more prevalent here in the US than you might imagine:
In fact, a study in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene found that 1 in 3 people tested positive for parasitic infections (based on a nationally representative sample of over 2,800 subjects).
I’ve been championing this cause for decades – since my book Guess What Came to Dinner? Parasites and Your Health came out in 1991 – and I’ve only become more and more convinced of the enormous panorama of human health problems that can be traced back to parasites.
Within our bodies, these organisms consume food and nutrients, produce toxic waste and eventually destroy our tissues and cells. As the most immunosuppressive agent in the human body, parasites produce indole catabolities that push the kidneys and liver to work overtime to excrete them. They acidify the body and slow down metabolism for the excess acids to be stored in fat cells, making weight loss a challenge. In addition, the immune system can go into overdrive, emitting cytokines that can trigger a variety of immune responses, negatively impact neurotransmitters in the brain and contribute to autoimmune concerns.
So how do you know if you’ve got a parasite problem? The acute symptoms that probably come to mind – diarrhea, digestive upset, fatigue and fever – are often just the tip of the iceberg. Parasites can stick around long after any initial symptoms are gone, wreaking havoc in your body as they multiply. The signs can mimic many other common ailments and parasites often aren’t suspected – take these, for example: fatigue, sleeplessness, weight gain, sugar cravings, hair loss, dark circles under the eyes, skin conditions, joint and muscle aches and pain, food allergies, anxiety.
In this article, you’ll find a comprehensive collection of resources to help you learn more about parasites, the damage they cause, how they’re spread, and what signs to look for. I’ve also included practical tips and advice to parasite-proof your body, diet and lifestyle!
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If you’re battling tiredness, brain fog, and bloat, parasites could be to blame.
Women over 50 are most at risk since levels of parasite-destroying stomach acid drop with age. My Verma-Plus formula contains black walnut, cloves and a combination of time-tested herbs for optimum elimination.
Are Parasites Your Missing Diagnosis?
In this informative video, find out if parasites are YOUR missing diagnosis and what to do about it:
Join my FREE online ‘Parasites 101’ Masterclass to learn how these great “masqueraders” can mimic many other common ailments, impeding weight loss and overall health.
In this Masterclass, I share three decades of research and experience in hopes that it will help others gain more awareness about parasites and get to the root of unresolved health issues.
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Can it be the cause of crohns disease
yes, parasites can absolutely play a role in some cases.
I have had an ascariasis infestation twice over 2 years. Docs gave me a 1 to 3 day treatment both times. Now I am having ileus attacks. They don’t think its s reinfestation. I am not so sure.
Worms not only cause weight gain but also weight loss. I (a 5’7″ woman), actually got down to 97 pounds and was continuing to lose before I went on a parasite cleanse, including rectal ozone, herbal medicine, careful diet, and more. The tapeworms and other worms in various sizes and shapes were shocking to see as they came out of my body, but I am starting to gain a little weight though I know I have a long way to go. They have been there for many, many years. Thanks for what you do to bring this knowledge to public awareness. It can be very difficult to convince even the best naturopaths around that you are not just imagining things. I am now armed with pictures and will see if I can gross out my doctor next time I see him. 🙂
So happy to hear that you are finding health!
how do i sign up for the parasite videos airing soon? will you please sign me up and email me the link of when it starts etc. i am very ill. thank you.
Go to https://annlouise.com/parasites-101